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MGA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MGA / MNMG
Airport Names:
  1. Augusto César Sandino International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino
Location: Managua, Nicaragua
GPS Coordinates: 12°8'29"N by 86°10'5"W
Area Served: Managua
Operator/Owner: Republica de Nicaragua
Airport Type: Public and military
Elevation: 194 feet (59 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Augusto César Sandino International Airport (MGA):

  • In addition to being known as "Augusto César Sandino International Airport", another name for MGA is "Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino".
  • Augusto César Sandino International Airport (MGA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Augusto César Sandino International Airport's relatively low elevation of 194 feet, planes can take off or land at Augusto César Sandino International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Augusto César Sandino International Airport (MGA) is Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) (LIR), which is located 115 miles (185 kilometers) SSE of MGA.
  • The furthest airport from Augusto César Sandino International Airport (MGA) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is nearly antipodal to Augusto César Sandino International Airport (meaning Augusto César Sandino International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport), and is located 12,234 miles (19,689 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • A large expansion programme was underway by 2003 and as of July 2006 the final phase was completed with 11 gates equipped with jetways, and room for 20 airplanes to park.
  • The expanded airport could serve three aircraft at once and by 1975 Lanica, the Airline of Nicaragua, as well as Taca, Sahsa, Avianca, Iberia, Pan Am, KLM, SAM, Varig, and smaller local carriers, flew into Las Mercedes.
  • Before ACS, there was the old Xolotlan Airport, about 2 miles east of Managua, built in 1915 which very soon became too small for Managua's airline service growth.

Map of Nearest Airports from Augusto César Sandino International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Augusto César Sandino International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1114.99 miles (185.06 km) SSEDaniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) (LIR)Liberia, Costa RicaView Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) on a map View satellite image of Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) Set LIR as destination Airport Get more information about Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR)
2128.28 miles (206.44 km) STamarindo Airport (TNO)Tamarindo, Costa RicaView Tamarindo Airport on a map View satellite image of Tamarindo Airport Set TNO as destination Airport Get more information about Tamarindo Airport
3143.60 miles (231.11 km) NESiuna Airport (SIU)Siuna, NicaraguaView Siuna Airport on a map View satellite image of Siuna Airport Set SIU as destination Airport Get more information about Siuna Airport
4150.28 miles (241.86 km) NNWToncontín International Airport (TGU)Tegucigalpa, HondurasView Toncontín International Airport on a map View satellite image of Toncontín International Airport Set TGU as destination Airport Get more information about Toncontín International Airport
5153.61 miles (247.21 km) SSENosara Airport (NOB)Nosara, Costa RicaView Nosara Airport on a map View satellite image of Nosara Airport Set NOB as destination Airport Get more information about Nosara Airport
6162.08 miles (260.84 km) EBluefields Airport (BEF)Bluefields, NicaraguaView Bluefields Airport on a map View satellite image of Bluefields Airport Set BEF as destination Airport Get more information about Bluefields Airport
7163.87 miles (263.72 km) SSEPlaya Sámara/Carrillo Airport (RIK)Carrillo, Costa RicaView Playa Sámara/Carrillo Airport on a map View satellite image of Playa Sámara/Carrillo Airport Set RIK as destination Airport Get more information about Playa Sámara/Carrillo Airport
8167.16 miles (269.02 km) NEBonanza Airport (BZA)Bonanza, RAAN, NicaraguaView Bonanza Airport on a map View satellite image of Bonanza Airport Set BZA as destination Airport Get more information about Bonanza Airport
9167.38 miles (269.37 km) SSEPunta Islita Airport (PBP)Punta Islita, Costa RicaView Punta Islita Airport on a map View satellite image of Punta Islita Airport Set PBP as destination Airport Get more information about Punta Islita Airport
10183.10 miles (294.67 km) NNWSoto 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
11183.81 miles (295.81 km) SSETambor Airport (TMU)Tambor, Costa RicaView Tambor Airport on a map View satellite image of Tambor Airport Set TMU as destination Airport Get more information about Tambor Airport
12187.09 miles (301.09 km) NWMarcala 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
13199.15 miles (320.49 km) ESEBarra del Colorado Airport (BCL)Barra del Colorado, Costa RicaView Barra del Colorado Airport on a map View satellite image of Barra del Colorado Airport Set BCL as destination Airport Get more information about Barra del Colorado Airport
14199.15 miles (320.51 km) SEJuan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) (SJO)San José, Costa RicaView Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) on a map View satellite image of Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) Set SJO as destination Airport Get more information about Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
15204.20 miles (328.62 km) SETobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)San José, Costa RicaView Tobías Bolaños International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tobías Bolaños International Airport Set SYQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tobías Bolaños International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Augusto César Sandino International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Augusto César Sandino International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,234.24 miles (19,689.05 km) WCocos (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
211,634.92 miles (18,724.55 km) SSWRokot 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
311,624.98 miles (18,708.54 km) WChristmas 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
411,621.19 miles (18,702.45 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
511,567.79 miles (18,616.51 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
611,536.34 miles (18,565.89 km) SSWMinangkabau 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)
711,527.40 miles (18,551.51 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)
811,500.47 miles (18,508.16 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
911,479.71 miles (18,474.76 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
1011,468.70 miles (18,457.03 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
1111,458.40 miles (18,440.47 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
1211,456.70 miles (18,437.73 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)
1311,447.68 miles (18,423.21 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
1411,433.05 miles (18,399.67 km) WSWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map View satellite image of Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
1511,425.36 miles (18,387.29 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