Colonel Carlos Concha Torres Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Coronel Carlos Concha Torres) is an airport serving the Pacific coastal city of Esmeraldas, capital of the Esmeraldas Province of Ecuador. It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the city, across the Esmeraldas River in the parish of Tachina. Established in 1940 as General Rivadeneira Airport, the airport was renovated between 2012 and 2013, receiving a new terminal and a lengthened runway.
Closest airports to Esmeraldas ESM are Tumaco TCO (CO) (171 km) , Ipiales IPI (CO) (201 km) , Quito UIO (EC) (225 km) , Guapi GPI (CO) (282 km) , Pasto PSO (CO) (288 km)
The airport is close to Esmeraldas, Muisne, Rosa Zarate, Valdez, San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas, La Concordia, Puerto Quito, Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Tumaco, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Cumbal, San Jacinto de Buena Fe, Velasco Ibarra, Atuntaqui, Tulcan, Otavalo, Ibarra, Iles, San Jose, Ipiales and other locations in Ecuador, Colombia.