THE CENTRAL AMERICAN AVIATION THREAD
"History of Augusto César Sandino International Airport. Managua, Nicaragua"
IATA code: MGA
ICAO code: MNMG
Coordinates: 12°08′29,38″N 086°10′05,44″W
Elevation: 193 feet
Lenght of runway: 8012 feet
Operator: Empresa Administradora de Aeropuertos Internacionales.
The airport lies 11 km east of the city center of Managua and is connected to downtown by a six-lane highway.
Formerly known as "Aeropuerto Internacional Las Mercedes" by 1968 had four positions to meet planes as large as the Boeing 707.
Two more stations were successfully installed during the seventies.
MGA survived the 1972 earthquake and by the eighties it acquired its actual name.
Their facilities for the care of both passengers and cargo have been extensively developed during this century.
Route map of international routes throughout the year.
Edited on August 13, 2014.