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GUA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GUA / MGGT
Airport Names:
  1. La Aurora International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional La Aurora
Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala
GPS Coordinates: 14°34'54"N by 90°31'36"W
Area Served: Guatemala City
Operator/Owner: Ministerio de Comunicaciones, Infraestructura y Vivienda
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 4,951 feet (1,509 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about La Aurora International Airport (GUA):

  • Because of La Aurora International Airport's high elevation of 4,951 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at GUA. Combined with a high temperature, this could make GUA a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • La Aurora International Airport handled 1,970,618 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from La Aurora International Airport (GUA) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,915 miles (19,176 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The closest airport to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) is Quiché Airport (AQB), which is located 51 miles (82 kilometers) NW of GUA.
  • La Aurora International Airport serves Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • During World War II, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces Sixth Air Force defending the Central American coastline against Axis powers submarines.
  • La Aurora International Airport (GUA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Aerial View of the North Concourse
  • In addition to being known as "La Aurora International Airport", another name for GUA is "Aeropuerto Internacional La Aurora".
  • Detachments from the airfield operated intermittently from San Jose Airport, San José, Costa Rica, and Puerto San José, Guatemala from 1942 though 1944.
  • Cargo operations are handled beside the passenger terminal building by COMBEX-IM or in the DHL hangars.

Map of Nearest Airports from La Aurora International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from La Aurora International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
151.15 miles (82.32 km) NWQuiché 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
261.82 miles (99.49 km) NCobán 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
368.06 miles (109.53 km) WNWQuetzaltenango Airport (AAZ)Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaView Quetzaltenango Airport on a map View satellite image of Quetzaltenango Airport Set AAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Quetzaltenango Airport
478.39 miles (126.16 km) WRetalhuleu 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
590.97 miles (146.40 km) WCoatepeque 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
6124.07 miles (199.68 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
7126.25 miles (203.18 km) SEMonseñor 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
8167.01 miles (268.78 km) NNEMundo 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
9169.55 miles (272.87 km) EMarcala 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
10183.84 miles (295.86 km) ENERamón Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP)San Pedro Sula, HondurasView Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport Set SAP as destination Airport Get more information about Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
11193.90 miles (312.06 km) NEBig 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
12194.45 miles (312.93 km) NEIndependence 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
13194.86 miles (313.60 km) ESoto Cano Air Base (XPL)Comayagua, HondurasView Soto Cano Air Base on a map View satellite image of Soto Cano Air Base Set XPL as destination Airport Get more information about Soto Cano Air Base
14197.45 miles (317.76 km) NWSan 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
15197.52 miles (317.88 km) NEPlacencia 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 La Aurora International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from La Aurora International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,915.42 miles (19,175.96 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
211,327.37 miles (18,229.60 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
311,306.75 miles (18,196.40 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
411,289.76 miles (18,169.06 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
511,247.80 miles (18,101.54 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
611,231.29 miles (18,074.96 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)
711,211.72 miles (18,043.47 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
811,189.38 miles (18,007.52 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)
911,162.65 miles (17,964.51 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
1011,139.41 miles (17,927.09 km) SSWAek 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
1111,132.11 miles (17,915.35 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
1211,122.30 miles (17,899.57 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
1311,122.06 miles (17,899.18 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)
1411,119.58 miles (17,895.18 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
1511,113.95 miles (17,886.13 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