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TGU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TGU / MHTG
Airport Names:
  1. Toncontín International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Toncontín
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
GPS Coordinates: 14°3'42"N by 87°13'0"W
Area Served: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 3,297 feet (1,005 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Toncontín International Airport (TGU):

  • Since the 19th century, the plains south of Tegucigalpa became known as the "Potrero Los Llanos", part of a farm adjoining the farm Loarque.
  • The origin of the name Toncontín is unknown, but experts say that it is a word derived from the Nahuatl word "Tocotín", the name of an ancient and sacred dance of Yucatan, Mexico.
  • Toncontín International Airport or Teniente Coronel Hernán Acosta Mejía Airport is a civil and military airport located 6 km from the center of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • The airport has a single asphalt runway, which sits at an elevation of 1,005 m AMSL.
  • The furthest airport from Toncontín International Airport (TGU) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is nearly antipodal to Toncontín International Airport (meaning Toncontín International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport), and is located 12,135 miles (19,530 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Toncontín International Airport (TGU) is Soto Cano Air Base (XPL), which is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) NW of TGU.
  • The History Channel program Most Extreme Airports ranks it as the second most dangerous airport in the world.
  • The International Civil Aviation Organization completed a review of Toncontín and made safety recommendations regarding the airport.
  • Toncontín International Airport (TGU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Toncontín International Airport handled 493,000 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Toncontín International Airport", another name for TGU is "Aeropuerto Internacional Toncontín".

Map of Nearest Airports from Toncontín International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Toncontín International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
134.99 miles (56.31 km) NWSoto 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
255.02 miles (88.55 km) WMarcala 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
3107.09 miles (172.34 km) NNWRamón 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
4118.68 miles (190.99 km) NNEGolosón International Airport (LCE)La Ceiba, HondurasView Golosón International Airport on a map View satellite image of Golosón International Airport Set LCE as destination Airport Get more information about Golosón International Airport
5130.64 miles (210.24 km) WSWMonseñor 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
6150.28 miles (241.86 km) SSEAugusto César Sandino International Airport (MGA)Managua, NicaraguaView Augusto César Sandino International Airport on a map View satellite image of Augusto César Sandino International Airport Set MGA as destination Airport Get more information about Augusto César Sandino International Airport
7162.58 miles (261.65 km) NNERoatan International Airport – Bay Islands (RTB)Roatán, HondurasView Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands on a map View satellite image of Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands Set RTB as destination Airport Get more information about Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands
8165.38 miles (266.16 km) ESiuna 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
9173.36 miles (278.99 km) EBonanza 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
10186.41 miles (300.00 km) NNEGuanaja Airport (GJA)Guanaja, Bay Islands, HondurasView Guanaja Airport on a map View satellite image of Guanaja Airport Set GJA as destination Airport Get more information about Guanaja Airport
11187.27 miles (301.37 km) NNWPlacencia 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
12187.55 miles (301.84 km) NNWBig 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
13187.68 miles (302.04 km) NNWIndependence 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
14212.79 miles (342.45 km) NNWDangriga Airport (DGA)Dangriga, BelizeView Dangriga Airport on a map View satellite image of Dangriga Airport Set DGA as destination Airport Get more information about Dangriga Airport
15215.83 miles (347.34 km) NNWMelinda Airport (MDB)Melinda, BelizeView Melinda Airport on a map View satellite image of Melinda Airport Set MDB as destination Airport Get more information about Melinda Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Toncontín International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Toncontín International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,135.28 miles (19,529.79 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
211,530.55 miles (18,556.57 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
311,484.78 miles (18,482.91 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
411,477.34 miles (18,470.94 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
511,419.33 miles (18,377.58 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
611,396.31 miles (18,340.54 km) SWRadin 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)
711,386.13 miles (18,324.15 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)
811,366.97 miles (18,293.32 km) SWGunung 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
911,346.15 miles (18,259.82 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
1011,337.26 miles (18,245.51 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
1111,332.05 miles (18,237.13 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
1211,317.28 miles (18,213.34 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)
1311,316.25 miles (18,211.69 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)
1411,302.26 miles (18,189.18 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
1511,289.75 miles (18,169.05 km) WSWCibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map View satellite image of Cibeureum Airfield Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield