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For information on Nicaragua airport contact details, please see the following link:

4.2.5 Nicaragua Airport Company Contact List

Rigoberto Cabezas air terminal is located on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN), about an hour's flight from Managua and primarily serves the city of Puerto Cabezas, also known as Bilwi, located near the extreme northeast. Its coordinates are: N 14 02 '45 "W 083 22' 00". It features a tennis Concrete Hydraulic 3,000 meters long and 45 meters wide with a capacity for aircraft such as the Cessna Grand Caravan, Shorts 360 aircraft Let 410 to 737. At present this terminal is used daily for scheduled flights per day the airline La Costeña, as well as for charter flights (air taxis) in general aviation aircraft, who travel to Managua and other terminals on the Atlantic Coast. Their hours of operation are diurnal.

The new terminal has a built area of 477 m² and 2,400 m² parking with a capacity of 30 vehicles parked properly.

The terminal has modern and comfortable air-conditioned facilities, with a waiting room where passengers can stay comfortably seated waiting for your flight, has teams of X-rays for review baggage arc metal detectors. It also has four counters, surveillance by the police and army, offices of different airlines and sale ticketing and packages. Service also has permanent migration and customs. 

No service of jet fuel. This is done in the city of Managua


Detail Airport

Country

Nicaragua

Latitude

14.04611

Province / District

Bilwi

Longitude

-83.3875

Airport name

Rigoberto Cabeza

Elevation (feet)

16.03

Codes of IATA and ICAO

NMPC

surface

Asphalt, PCN33F/C/Y/T

Municipality (nearest)

Bilwi

track Condition

Very good

NGO / UN (on the ground)

n/a

Inspection Passenger / Cargo Security (Yes / No)

yes

Runway Dimension

n/a

Soil management (Yes / No)

Yes

Refueling Capability

No

Track Lighting (Yes / No)

No

Orientation

09/27

Fire extinguishing equipment (Yes / No)

Yes

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

Yes

Windsock (Yes / No)

Yes

Weather information (Yes / No)

Yes

Aircraft parking space (Yes / No)

yes

Navigation aid (Yes / No)

yes

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

No