The Galapagos Ecological Airportis the main gateway to the Galapagos Islands. Over the years, we have been recognized by various organizations worldwide for our high standards in the execution of environmental projects, establishing us as the first Ecological Airport in the world.
Our airport has been recognized for its construction, operation, management and service by several organizations, which motivates us to continue strengthening our philosophy aligned with our mission and vision.
Below you will find a list of these accolades:
Our airport received the highest certification that currently exists to recognize sustainable constructions. On November 20, 2014, the U.S. Green Building Council - USGBC awarded us the LEED Gold Level certification, making us the first in the world to obtain it, as a complete building.
In 2017 we achieved the Carbon Neutral accreditation granted by the Airports Council International, ACI, through the Airport Carbon Accreditation program, being the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain it. Thanks to our standards, we renew this certification annually.
On March 9, 2022 we were winners of the “ASQ Service Quality Awards” of the Airports Council International, ACI, becoming the best airport in the region within the category of less than two million passengers, after being recognized by our passengers as the best.
In 2022 we were recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for Women in Ecuador 2022”, awarded by Great Place to Work Ecuador.
Our airport was included in the ranking of “Best Places to Work in Ecuador - 2022 Edition”, held by the international consulting firm Great Place to Work.
On June 16, 2020, we were awarded the ISO 14001:2015 certificate under the SGS seal and accredited by the National Accreditation Board, ANAB, which establishes the most complete Environmental Management System, EMS, existing to date.
Our airport was ranked by IDB Invest in 2018, as an “Employer of Preference” after being measured through the WEP Gender Enterprise Tool. More than 50% of our staff is female.