Guatemala has 402 airports and airstrips, including two international airports. Strategically located across the country, these airports provide travelers with convenient access to a wide range of destinations.

Guatemala has a large network of international, domestic, and private airports. The article explores Guatemala’s airports, focusing on the international and domestic airports.

All Airports in Guatemala

Guatemala has 22 major airports including 2 international and 20 domestic airports to serve passengers worldwide. Check out the list below to get information about the airports.

International Airports in Guatemala

La Aurora International Airport and Mundo Maya International Airport are the two main international airports in Guatemala that connect the country to the world.

1. La Aurora International Airport (AUR)

La Aurora is Guatemala’s largest airport in the center of Guatemala City, serving as the main gateway for travelers. The airport offers a variety of amenities to meet the various needs of its international and domestic travelers.

La Aurora International Airport (AUR) in Guatemala

With modern amenities, the airports serve 16 airlines and offer flights to 19 destinations throughout North, Central, South America, and Europe. La Aurora International Airport is the nearest airport to Antigua within a 40 km distance.

2. Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS)

Another main international airport of Guatemala is Mundo Maya International Airport serving Flores City. The airport offers direct access to the Tikal National Park, home to the famous Tikal ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the most important Mayan archeological complexes.

Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS) in Guatemala

Several domestic airlines including TAG carriers and Avianca Guatemala, conduct regular flights between Guatemala City and Flores. Moreover, the airport is also served by seasonal flights.

Domestic Airports in Guatemala

20 domestic airports in Guatemala serve numerous destinations across the country. These airports are listed below with location and code:

Airport NameCityIATA CodeICAO Code
Quetzaltenango AirportQuetzaltenango AAZMGQZ
Retalhuleu AirportRetalhuleu RERMGRT
Bananera AirportBananera NoneMGBN
La Libertad Airport La LibertadNoneMGLL
Puerto Barrios Airport Puerto Barrios, GuatemalaPBRMGPB
Playa Grande AirportPlaya GrandePKJMGPG
Malacatán AirportMalacatán,NoneMGML
Carmelita AirportCarmelitaCMMMGCR
Poptún AirportPoptúnPONMGPP
Zacapa AirportZacapaNoneMGZA
San Marcos AirportSan MarcosHYIMGSM
Río Dulce AirportRio DulceLCFMGRD
Rubelsanto AirportRubelsantoRUVMGRB
Quiché AirportQuichéAQBMGQC
Chiquimula AirportChiquimulaCIQNone
Cobán AirportCobánCBVMGCB
Coatepeque AirportCoatepequeCTFMGCT
San José AirportSan JoséGSJMGSJ
Esquipulas AirportEsquipulasNoneMGES
Huehuetenango Airport HuehuetenangoHUGMGHT

These airports keep making travel better by adding new features and changes all the time. This keeps Guatemala an accessible and attractive place for travelers and business owners alike.

These airports not only help the country’s economy grow, but they also help the tourist industry by making it easier for people to visit historical sites and natural wonders.

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Anne Burke

I am a globetrotter with a passion for exploring the world's diverse cultures and landscapes. Alongside, I write articles for airports and related services, offering insights into travel experiences and airport amenities.

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