La Aurora International Airport (GUA)

La Aurora International Airport

La Aurora International Airport is the main international airport of Guatemala, serving Guatemala City and the surrounding metropolitan area. It is located 6.4 kilometers (4.0 mi; 3.5 nmi) south of Guatemala City’s center and 25 km (16 mi; 13 nmi) from Antigua Guatemala.

La Aurora is the fourth-busiest airport in Central America in terms of passenger traffic, behind Tocumen International Airport in Panamá, Juan Santamaría International Airport in Costa Rica, and the El Salvador International Airport.

General Information about La Aurora Airport

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

AirportLa Aurora International Airport
Airport TypeMilitary/Public
OperatorGeneral Directorate of Civil Aeronautics
OwnerMinistry of Communications, Infrastructure, and Housing
ServesGuatemala City, Guatemala
Hub forAvianca Guatemala, DHL de Guatemala, Transportes Aereos, Guatemaltecos
La Aurora Airport CodeGUA
La Aurora Airport Terminals2
GUA Airport Runway1
GUA Airport Coordinates14°34′54″N 90°31′36″W
La Aurora Airport AddressCiudad de, 9 Avenida 14-75, Cdad. de Guatemala 00013, Guatemala
Elevation1,509 m / 4,951 ft

La Aurora Airport Code

La Aurora Airport code is GUA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport La Aurora. 


La Aurora Airport Map

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

La Aurora International Airport Runway

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

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

La Aurora Airport Terminal

La Aurora International Airport has two terminals at the airport: Central and North.

Nearest Airports to La Aurora International Airport (GUA)

Some of the closest airports to GUA Airport are:

  • Coban Airport – (98.99 Km / 61.51 Miles)
  • Chiquimula Airport – (108.21 Km / 67.24 Miles)
  • Base Aerea Del Sur Airport – (125.74 Km / 78.13 Miles)
  • Huehuetenango Airport – (130.37 Km / 81.01 Miles)
  • Coatepeque Airport – (145.9 Km / 90.66 Miles)

Airlines Operating from La Aurora Airport

The following airlines operate from La Aurora Airport:

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