Corn Island International Airport (RNI)

Corn Island International Airport

Corn Island Airport is a civil-military public international airport that serves Great Corn Island in the South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. It is located in the island’s downtown area, known locally as Brig Bay. The airport is managed by the state-run Administrative Company of International Airports, more commonly known as the EAAI.

La Costeña is the only airline that currently provides scheduled flights to Corn Island International Airport. The airline operates three daily flights from Managua. Charter flights are also available from other Nicaraguan cities.

General Information about Corn Island Airport

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

AirportCorn Island International Airport
Airport TypeMilitary/Public
OwnerRepublic of Nicaragua
Built In (Year)15 October 2021
ServesGreat Corn Island
Corn Island Airport CodeRNI
Hub forLa Costeña
Corn Island Airport Terminalsone terminal
RNI Airport Runway1
RNI Airport Coordinates12°10′17″N 83°03′38″W
Corn Island Airport AddressGreat Corn Island, 82100, Nicaragua
Elevation18 ft / 5 m

Corn Island Airport Code

Corn Island Airport code is RNI. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Corn Island. 


Corn Island Airport Map

The Corn Island Airport (RNI) Location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Corn Island International Airport Runway

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

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

Corn Island Airport Terminal

Corn Island Airport has one terminal. This terminal has all the amenities that passengers need, including check-in counters, baggage claim, duty-free shopping, and restaurants.

The airport has a runway that is 6,624 feet long and 150 feet wide. It can accommodate aircraft such as the ATR-42 and the CRJ-200. However, the airport does not have the facilities to handle international flights, so it is only used for domestic and small international flights.

Nearest Airports to Corn Island International Airport

Some of the closest airports to RNI Airport are:

  • Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport – 151 km
  • Tortuguero Airport – 185 km
  • El Embrujo Airport – 225 km
  • La Fortuna Airport – 253 km
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport – 273 km
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport – 274 km
  • Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport – 324 kmm
  • Bocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport – 326 km
  • Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport -341 km
  • Changuinola Capitán Manuel Niño International Airport – 306 k

Airlines Operating from Corn Island Airport

La Costeña Airlines operates from Corn Island Airport.

Write a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: