Comayagua International Airport

Comayagua International Airport

Comayagua International Airport, officially known as Palmerola International Airport, is an international airport located 6 km (4 mi) south of the center of Comayagua, Honduras. It was inaugurated on October 15, 2021, as the country’s new international airport for civil and commercial use.

The airport is designed to accommodate up to 20 aircraft and has a runway that is 3,045 meters (10,023 feet) long and 45 meters (148 feet) wide. The terminal has a capacity of 2.5 million passengers per year. Comayagua International Airport is expected to become the main airport for Honduras, replacing Toncontin International Airport in Tegucigalpa.

General Information about Comayagua Airport

The following table is an overview of XPL Airport indicated below:

AirportComayagua Palmerola International Airport
Airport TypeMilitary/Public
Owner/OperatorEMCO S.A
Built In (Year)15 October 2021
ServesComayagua and Tegucigalpa
Comayagua Airport CodeXPL
Hub forAvianca, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Aeromexico,
Copa Airlines, United Airlines, Evelop Airlines
Comayagua Airport TerminalsOne Terminal
XPL Airport Runway1
XPL Airport Coordinates14°22′57″N 087°37′16″W
Comayagua Airport Address99RJ+8WQ, Palmerola, Honduras
Elevation628 m / 2,060 ft

Comayagua Airport Code

Comayagua Airport code is XPL. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Comayagua.


Comayagua Airport Map

The Comayagua International Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Comayagua International Airport Runway

Comayagua Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

Comayagua Airport Terminal

Comayagua International Airport has one terminal. It is a two-storey terminal with a total area of 40,000 square meters. It has 40 check-in counters, 34 immigration and emigration counters, 18 self-check-in machines, VIP lounges, and three luggage carousels. The terminal also has a food court, duty-free shops, and other amenities.

Nearest Airports to Comayagua International Airport

Some of the closest airports to XPL Airport are:

  • Toncontín International Airport (TGU / MHTG) – 100 km
  • Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP / MHLM) – 161 km
  • Útila Airport (UII / MHUT) – 202 km
  • Golosón International Airport (LCE / MHLC) – 306 km
  • Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport (RTB / MHRO) – 402 km

Airlines Operating from Comayagua Airport

The following airlines operate from Comayagua Airport.

  • Avianca
  • Spirit Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Aeromexico
  • Copa Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Evelop Airlines

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