PWC Ecuadorian - Guayaquil - Bototillo 2017 will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador from 28d October to 04th November, 2017 This place has already hosted a Pre-PWC in previous years. This time again we expect intersting competition with flights over beautiful valleys of Ecuador. Guayaquil is the biggest city and also is one the main places of interest of the country.
For its size, Ecuador has an especially impressive array of interesting
sites, cities, and places to visit. The high Andes beckon with stunning
vistas, colorful indigenous markets, and scenic colonial neighborhoods.
The eastern lowlands offer Amazonian ecolodges to top off your Ecuador
adventure. Western Ecuador boasts the exciting port city of Guayaquil,
rare dry forest habitats, and serene beaches. Then there are the
Galapagos Islands. Located more than 900 kilometers from the coast,
these fabled islands are part of Ecuadorian territory and the jewel of
Ecuadorian tourism. The Galapagos are on the bucket list of nearly every
world traveler and those who make their way to this volcanic
archipelago find their expectations surpassed by their experience.
"All You Need is Ecuador": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Fi88GBOHOA&list=PLKhjsCfEL2v0EYvVgCkf0qMf26Yh46fFg
Bototillo - a famous flying site in Ecuador - is located 10 km W from the city of Guayaquil - the capital of Guayas province.
It's a green hill mounting over a vast puppulated valley. Usual cloud base is around 1600. Average thermals +3+4 m/s. It's a place were many local competions were held. The longest flight made from this start was straight line 114 km. The take off is privately run.
Take off: 330m ASL 2°10'34.75"S, 80° 0'25.81"O (-2.17632, -80.00717)
Height above valley is 325m.
Wind: South-West (10km/h).
The slope is covered with carpet and stones. The launch ground is big enough for simultaneous taking-off of 125 pilots. No power lines, no cables or any other hazards.
There is a little of space for parking official and visitors’ cars.
There is no water on take-off.
Adress: Kilometro 13 1/2 Km via la Costa, Urbanización Terranostra.
Watch the flying site video:
The nearest airport is José Joaquín de Olmedo aiport of Guayaquil.
The airport is located in the northeast part of the city, adjacent the new international bus terminal.
The other airport can us is Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre from Quito.
From Quito to Guayaquil exist 370 Km, 7 Hours by bus and 30 minutes by plane