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AAZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AAZ / MGQZ
Airport Name: Quetzaltenango Airport
Location: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
GPS Coordinates: 14°51'56"N by 91°30'6"W
Operator/Owner: Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil
Airport Type: Joint
Elevation: 7,779 feet (2,371 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Quetzaltenango Airport (AAZ):

  • On 1 November 1998 a Douglas DC-3 carrying 18 crew and passengers crashed near the airport into mountainous terrain.
  • The closest airport to Quetzaltenango Airport (AAZ) is Quiché Airport (AQB), which is located 26 miles (41 kilometers) ENE of AAZ.
  • Because of Quetzaltenango Airport's high elevation of 7,779 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at AAZ. Combined with a high temperature, this could make AAZ a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Quetzaltenango Airport (AAZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Quetzaltenango Airport (AAZ) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,847 miles (19,066 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The airport is currently undergoing massive construction works, as part of a nationwide airport rehabilitation program.

Map of Nearest Airports from Quetzaltenango Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Quetzaltenango Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.51 miles (41.06 km) ENEQuiché Airport (AQB)Quiché, El Quiché, GuatemalaView Quiché Airport on a map View satellite image of Quiché Airport Set AQB as destination Airport Get more information about Quiché Airport
227.14 miles (43.68 km) SSWRetalhuleu Airport (RER)Retalhuleu, GuatemalaView Retalhuleu Airport on a map View satellite image of Retalhuleu Airport Set RER as destination Airport Get more information about Retalhuleu Airport
328.05 miles (45.14 km) WSWCoatepeque Airport (CTF)Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaView Coatepeque Airport on a map View satellite image of Coatepeque Airport Set CTF as destination Airport Get more information about Coatepeque Airport
458.19 miles (93.64 km) WTapachula International Airport (TAP)Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoView Tapachula International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tapachula International Airport Set TAP as destination Airport Get more information about Tapachula International Airport
568.06 miles (109.53 km) ESELa Aurora International Airport (GUA)Guatemala City, GuatemalaView La Aurora International Airport on a map View satellite image of La Aurora International Airport Set GUA as destination Airport Get more information about La Aurora International Airport
684.10 miles (135.34 km) ENECobán Airport (CBV)Cobán, Alta Verapaz, GuatemalaView Cobán Airport on a map View satellite image of Cobán Airport Set CBV as destination Airport Get more information about Cobán Airport
7143.40 miles (230.77 km) NNWSan Cristóbal de las Casas National Airport (SZT)Chiapas, MexicoView San Cristóbal de las Casas National Airport on a map View satellite image of San Cristóbal de las Casas National Airport Set SZT as destination Airport Get more information about San Cristóbal de las Casas National Airport
8154.89 miles (249.28 km) NWÁngel Albino Corzo International Airport (TGZ)Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MexicoView Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport Set TGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport
9178.44 miles (287.17 km) NEMundo Maya International Airport (FRS)Flores, El Petén, GuatemalaView Mundo Maya International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mundo Maya International Airport Set FRS as destination Airport Get more information about Mundo Maya International Airport
10191.18 miles (307.68 km) ESEMonseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport (SAL)San Salvador, El SalvadorView Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport on a map View satellite image of Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport Set SAL as destination Airport Get more information about Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport
11233.13 miles (375.18 km) NNWCarlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport (VSA)Villahermosa, Tabasco, MexicoView Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport Set VSA as destination Airport Get more information about Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport
12234.79 miles (377.85 km) ENEBig Creek Airport (BGK)Big Creek, BelizeView Big Creek Airport on a map View satellite image of Big Creek Airport Set BGK as destination Airport Get more information about Big Creek Airport
13235.32 miles (378.71 km) ENEIndependence Airport (INB)Independence, BelizeView Independence Airport on a map View satellite image of Independence Airport Set INB as destination Airport Get more information about Independence Airport
14237.24 miles (381.80 km) ESEMarcala Airport (MRJ)Marcala, HondurasView Marcala Airport on a map View satellite image of Marcala Airport Set MRJ as destination Airport Get more information about Marcala Airport
15238.66 miles (384.09 km) ENEPlacencia Airport (PLJ)Placencia, BelizeView Placencia Airport on a map View satellite image of Placencia Airport Set PLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Placencia Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Quetzaltenango Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Quetzaltenango Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,847.36 miles (19,066.44 km) WSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
211,269.85 miles (18,137.02 km) SWRokot Airport (RKI)Sipura, IndonesiaView Rokot Airport on a map View satellite image of Rokot Airport Set RKI as destination Airport Get more information about Rokot Airport
311,238.85 miles (18,087.14 km) WSWChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Christmas Island Airport Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
411,226.44 miles (18,067.16 km) SWFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map View satellite image of Fatmawati Soekarno Airport Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
511,187.62 miles (18,004.68 km) SWDepati Parbo Airport (KRC)Kerinci, IndonesiaView Depati Parbo Airport on a map View satellite image of Depati Parbo Airport Set KRC as destination Airport Get more information about Depati Parbo Airport
611,174.58 miles (17,983.69 km) SWMinangkabau International Airport (MIA) (PDG)Ketaping, West Sumatra, IndonesiaView Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) on a map View satellite image of Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) Set PDG as destination Airport Get more information about Minangkabau International Airport (MIA)
711,162.79 miles (17,964.73 km) SSWBinaka Airport (GNS)Gunungsitoli, Nias Island, IndonesiaView Binaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Binaka Airport Set GNS as destination Airport Get more information about Binaka Airport
811,122.90 miles (17,900.53 km) WSWRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map View satellite image of Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
911,096.59 miles (17,858.19 km) WSWGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map View satellite image of Gunung Batin Airport Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
1011,087.06 miles (17,842.85 km) SWAek Godang Airport (AEG)Padang Sidempuan, IndonesiaView Aek Godang Airport on a map View satellite image of Aek Godang Airport Set AEG as destination Airport Get more information about Aek Godang Airport
1111,064.68 miles (17,806.82 km) WSWSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Soekarno–Hatta International Airport Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
1211,057.75 miles (17,795.68 km) SWSultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map View satellite image of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
1311,057.42 miles (17,795.14 km) SWSultan Thaha Airport (DJB)Jambi, IndonesiaView Sultan Thaha Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Thaha Airport Set DJB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Thaha Airport
1411,056.96 miles (17,794.40 km) SWSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport
1511,054.76 miles (17,790.87 km) WSWHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map View satellite image of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport