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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):

  • Toncontín International Airport handled 493,000 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • Toncontín International Airport (TGU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On July 7, 2008, President Zelaya announced the reopening of Toncontín airport at a news conference following a three-hour meeting with businessmen, who had demanded commercial flights resume at Toncontín due to Soto Cano Air Base being too far from Tegucigalpa.
  • The airport received much notoriety as being one of the most dangerous in the world due to its proximity to mountainous terrain, its short runway, and its historically difficult approach to runway 02.
  • The History Channel program Most Extreme Airports ranks it as the second most dangerous airport in the world.
  • In addition to being known as "Toncontín International Airport", another name for TGU is "Aeropuerto Internacional Toncontín".
  • The closest airport to Toncontín International Airport (TGU) is Soto Cano Air Base (XPL), which is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) NW of TGU.
  • During the Football War of 1969, Toncontín was a major target for the Salvadoran Air Force, and it was bombed on several occasions by Salvadoran Air-raids.
  • 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.
  • Toncontín is also the home of the Aeroclub de Honduras.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield