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Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino)
(IATA: MGA, ICAO: MNMG) is the main airport in Managua, Nicaragua. Inaugurated as
Las Mercedes Airport in 1968 it was later renamed Augusto C. Sandino International Airport during
the Sandinista regime in 1980s and again in 2001 to Managua International Airport by then president Arnoldo Alemán.
Its name was changed once more in February 2007 to its current name by
President Daniel Ortega in honor of Nicaragua's national hero, Augusto César Sandino.[1]
The runway at the airport is 8,015 feet long, and has an elevation of 194 feet. With 1.1 million passengers per year,
Augusto C. Sandino International Airport is currently the fifth busiest airport by passenger traffic in Central America.
The airport also serves as a focus city for the Panamanian airline Copa Airlines.

Airlines and destinations

Aero Caribbean |Havana, San Pedro Sula
American Airlines |Miami
Blue Panorama |Rome
Copa Airlines |Guatemala City, San Jose (Costa Rica), Panama City
Delta Airlines |Atlanta
Nature Air |San Jose (Costa Rica)
Spirit Airlines |Fort Lauderdale
TACA Airlines |Miami, San Jose (Costa Rica), San Salvador
United Airlines |Houston

Cargo Airlines

UPS Airlines |Miami
Amerijet Intl|Miami

Domestic Airlines

La Costena |Bluefields, Corn Island, Bonanza, Puerto Cabezas, Rio San Juan,
San Carlos, Rosita, Siuna, Waspan




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