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 Coca's Francisco de Orellana Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Planning a trip into Ecuador's exotic, thrilling jungle? You'll no doubt need to land at Francisco de Orellana Airport (OCC) in Coca. While Coca itself isn't much of a tourist hotspot, it does provide convenient access to the famous Napo River, which serves as the meeting point for most jungle tours. Since the 1990s, Coca has been a mecca for the oil industry in Ecuador, but despite the land's wealth, tourism infrastructure is still noticeably lacking.

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Location

Francisco de Orellana Airport is situated 2 km away from Coca's city centre. If you're staying here overnight, it should only take 5 minutes to drive to your Downtown Coca hotel by rental car or taxi. The taxi ride into town only costs about $3, so there's little need to opt for public transportation. Buses towards downtown are only $0.25, however, which is a tempting price to resist, especially if you're a student or a young professional travelling on a budget.

Airlines

Coca's Francisco de Orellana Airport is served by two Ecuadorean airlines, Avianca Ecuador and TAME. From OCC, these carriers only fly within the nation's parameters. Avianca Ecuador just flies to Quito, while TAME offers regular trips to Guayaquil, Latacunga, and Quito.

For Canadians to reach Coca, it's recommended that you fly into Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) before continuing on to Francisco de Orellana Airport. Despite not offering any non-stop trips to and from Canada, the Quito airport is Ecuador's busiest airport and offers plenty of connecting flights from the USA's biggest cities, like New York, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, and Houston.

Facilities

Without an official website and only a handful of online reviews available, very little is known about Francisco de Orellana Airport's single terminal and its amenities. Being such a small airport, we suspect Coca's airport is likely lacking in on-site dining, shops, and services. Several past guests also commented that this little airport is often hot and crowded. So, dress lightly! On the journey to Francisco de Orellana Airport, we recommend that you pick up any provisions at upon landing in Quito or the United States.

City

Coca, Ecudar is first and foremost an oil town. There are, however, a few quality attractions here. For instance, Yasuni National Park is a stunning rainforest, filled with amazing biodiversity in plants and animals alike. There are 150 amphibian species within its leafy bowers, which is considered a world record! You'll also see colourful treefrogs, numerous bats, and over 100,000 different types of bugs. There's also the Museo Arqueologico Centro Cultural de Orellana (MACCO), which opened in 2006 and showcases excellent exhibits about the Amazon's indigenous people. Finally, as we mentioned above, Coca is often the starting point for many guided tours into Ecuador's awe-striking jungle.

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 Who flies to Coca

 Airport Contact Details

Coca Airport

Address:
El Coca,
ECUADOR

 Location Details

Longitude:76° 59' 12'' W
Latitude:0° 27' 46'' S
IATA code:OCC
ICAO code:SECO

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