Baltra Island

Welcome to the Galapagos

Most visitors to the Galapagos Islands arrive at Baltra airport. Once a WWII airstrip, Baltra island became the world’s first “green” airport in December 2012.

Baltra is the main airport in the Galapagos islands.
Baltra is the main airport in the Galapagos islands.

The new airport was designed with the environment in consideration. It was constructed from recycled Amazonian mining steel and utilizes green energy such as solar and wind power.

Ithabaca canal from Baltra island.
Ithabaca canal from Baltra island.
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