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The international airport is 12 km from Managua. Direct flights from several Latin American countries and the United States arrive daily. Visitors from Europe and elsewhere, usually stop somewhere in the region. Airplanes in the local department of the runways of the airport itself, but limited to small aircraft such as Cessna Caravans. There times smaller airports are set.

Managua International Airport has small but modern, for both passengers and freight facilities. The airport has been converted into one of the most modern airports in Central America. Managua international airport is mixed - civil / military. There are a total of 10 airlines operating flights to and from the airport in connection with Miami Nicaragua, Guatemala, San Salvador, San Jose, Panama, Huston, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale.

The airport is serving an average of 100 daily flights to the United States, Central America, Mexico and Panama, with connections and domestic flights in Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua. airlines operating in this airport are: Grupo Taca, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Copa Airlines, Aerocaribbean, Atlantic Airlines, The Coastal and cargo airlines Arrow Air, UPS, Copa and Taca Cargo Cargo.

The www.eaai.com.ni official site is a good source of information and is continually updated.

 

Location Details

City

Managua

Latitude

12.14139

Province / District

District VI

length

-86.16806

Municipality (closest)

Managua

Elevation (feet and meters)

54 MSNM

Airfield Codes

n/a

Name IATA and ICAO

MGA-MNMG

Opened (hours)

24 hours

Opened (hours)

24 hours

Runways

 

Among the improvements that have been made to Managua airport is expanding its runway 800 meters in length to 2,400 meters, the installation of a radar air traffic control and weather monitoring equipment.

Airport Infrastructure Details

customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

-

Terminal Building

Yes

single Replenishment

Yes

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Units starting air

Yes

load terminal

Yes

Power Ground (mobile)

Yes

Pax transport to airfield

No

Scale services

Yes

control tower

No

Provision of latrines

Yes

climate Facilities

Yes

Firefighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Caterers

Yes

Thawing Equipment

Yes

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking ramp lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach and runway lights

Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

Yes

  

Parking ramp lighting

Yes

Additional Airport Details

Number of tracks

1

orientation

09 / 27

length

2,442 m

Width of track

45 m

Track surface

Tarmac. In good order

Resistance of the track

PCN 52/F/B/X/U

No. of platforms

3 (international, domestic flights and cargo)

international Platform

10 position, 4 boarding bridges

Loading platform

2 position B757 ACFT

Control tower

H24

Control Center

H24, Approach (APP)

Hours of Operation

H24

fuel

Jet A-1, Avgas 100/130

Fuel suppliers

Puma Energy

(Fuel / Services)

Category VII, H24

Firefighter (ARFF)

H24

migration

H24

customs

H24

meteorology

YES

Ground Handling

YES  Hotel Camino Real

 VISUAL AIDS TO NAVIGATION

Runway edge lights

HIRL (high intensity)

Approach lights

NO

REIL

NO

Instrument Approach

ILS / DME, VOR- DME, NDB

Aerodrome Beacon

green / white, high intensity

Wind Cones

SI 09/27 header

RVR equipment

NO

Secondary Radar

YES

Primary Radar

NO

VASI

YES, header 09, three bars

PAPI

NO

Alternative energy secondary

YES, generator

Emergency lights for track

YES, batery portable 

RADIO AIDS TO NAVIGATION

VOR-DME (MGA)

112.1Mhz, CH 58X, H24

VOR-DME (PZA)

112.9 Mhz, CH 76X, H24

VOR-DME (BEF)

116.7 Mhz, CH 114X, H24

NDB (YNP)

290 Khz

ATS RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

Control Tower (TWR MGA)

118.1 Mhz, H24

Approach (MGA APP)

119.4 Mhz, H24

Ground (GND)

121.9 Mhz, H24

Emergency (EMER)

121.5 Mhz, H24

RDO (RDO MGA)

126.9 Mhz, H24

Meteorology (MET)

132.1 Mhz, H24

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

For additional information on airport performance, please see the following link: 

Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport Fees and Capacity Information

International Freight Traffic: The 5438.1 thousand tonnes recorded during the third quarter of 2013, reflecting an increase of 4.3%, equivalent to 222.1 thousand tonnes carried over, confronted with the same period of 2012. (Table # 10). The International Air Cargo is distributed as follows: Load Entering the country 2343.3 thousand tonnes equal to 43.1%; Load Leaving the country 3094.8 thousand equivalent to 56.9% of total tons.

Performance for 2013

Anual

Monthtly

Dayli

Total aircraft movements

9000

750

25

Total passengers

433,800 (First 6 months of 2014)

55,716

1856

The total capacity of the airport (metric tonnes)

700

  

Current activity of the airport (metric tonnes)

222.1 miles de TM

  

Current use of Humanitarian flights (UNHAS)

According to emergency situations

  

 

Airport Operating Details

AIRPORT PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS

Max size cargo aircraft that bulk cargo can download

B747

Max size cargo aircraft that can be downloaded on pallet

B747

Total Parking Area (m²)

700 Mts

Storage Capacity (metric ton)

500 TON

Cargo handling equipment

Yes

Elevators

Yes

Loading ramps

Yes

Storage Facilities

All cargo arriving at Managua airport first moved to bonded warehouse (3,000 m2). Customs clearance is always performed by a customs agent. Customs broker prepares the Import Declaration (US $ 5 per statement). Deleting a broker for air shipments is established by Customs at a fixed price of US $ 120 by air waybill.

You can download the load directly onto trucks for onward delivery by obtaining a permit from the Bureau of Customs to enter the truck loading terminal. A written request must be sent to the administrator of the Customs office.

Managua International Airport has separate loading facilities, including a 3,500 cubic foot cold storage facility. Cold storage is available in the cargo terminal, managed by CEF Fridges-Nicaragua Association of Exporters Manufacturers. There are six (6) cold storage, four 60,000-pound capacity * (Mt 27,21) and the ability of two 40,000 pounds (18.14 Mt) (one is used exclusively for medical purposes). Most common items stored in the freezers are meat (chicken and beef), seafood, flowers and medicines.

Airfield Cost

For additional information on airport costs, please see the following link: 

Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport Fees and Capacity Information

Navigation Charges

LANDING RIGHTS

Aircraft Weight - MTOW

(maximum takeoff weight) (kg)

landing

parking

night Landing

0              2000

8,00

3.00/5.00

21.00

2001       5000

8.00

3.00/5.00

21.00

5001       8000

12.67

3.00/5.00

14.00

8001       17000

23.53

3.00/5.00

24.64

17001    24000

34.71

3.00/5.00

37.96

24001    34000

62.74

3.76/11.10

59.75

34001    55000

74.38

4.39/13.16

70.84

55001    76000

123.70

7.29/21.88

117.81

76001    105000

160.45

9.46/2838

152.81

105001  160000

250.63

14.78/44.33

238.70

160001  263000

367.25

21.66

349.76

263001  and more

938.01

55.32

893.35

 

Note 1: Night landing hours are from 00 - 23 hours

Note 2: Parking costs after the first hour.

Note 3: These charges are administered by the Company and airport management are the same for all airports in Nicaragua.

General Information

The airport normally operates from 06:00 to 22:00 hours, after hours application operates. Services and air traffic control radio navigation aids are active 24 hours a day.

Augusto C. Sandino International Airport beginning of January 2006 fee-for-international terminal of US $ 35.00 for passengers leaving Nicaragua, which is included in the airfare airline.

Cargo Terminal Charges

COSTS - CARGO TERMINAL CHARGES

Import

Rate USD / kg

Handling cost per kg

0.024XLBS

Break bulk rate

NOT APPLICABLE

Diplomatic pouch

DEGUN AEROPORTUARIA

Vault - for shipping merchandise

N/A

Fee for cold storage

DO NOT HAVE

Dispatch outside of business hours

12 US X TIME MAN

Preparation of AOA (administrative ordering agreement -Agreement on inquiry) - Invoice - Receipt

N/A

Storage per kg per day - Grace period ¿? hours

N / A NO CELLAR

Export

Rate USD / kg

Handling costs - not palletized load

0.024 X LBS

Knowledge of international shipping

N / A INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE.

Local knowledge boarding

N/A LA COSTEÑA

Amendment of lading - Cancellation

AIRLINE

Documentation of Lading

WEIGHT AND BALANCE - AIRLINE.

Diplomatic pouch

AIRPORT BY AIRLINE

Storage fees per kg per day

NOT APPLICABLE NO HOLD.

Security

Along with the police and army, the EAAI safeguard all activities at the airport. Over the past five years, a large investment has been made in modern x-ray machines, drug / explosive detectors, closed circuit television, fire alarm systems, modern systems for access control, vehicle inspection mirrors, detectors manuals metals and digital photography equipment. It has the permanent presence of the national police and army in special emergencies in the country.

Companies Available 

4.2.5 Nicaragua Airport Company Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at: http://www.azfreight.com/