Mundo Maya International Airport is an international airport located in the suburb of Santa Elena, in the city of Flores, Guatemala. It serves national and international air traffic for the areas of Flores, Santa Elena, and San Benito, as well as all the Maya sites of Tikal or Yaxhá and destinations such as Guatemala City and Belize.
The airport is Guatemala’s second busiest airport, after La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City. It has only one runway, which is 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) long. The airport lacks many amenities compared to other airports its size, but it is undergoing some expansions to provide a better service to passengers and airlines.
Mundo Maya Airport is a popular destination for tourists visiting the Mayan ruins of Tikal and Yaxhá. It is also a gateway to the Petén region, which is home to a variety of other natural and cultural attractions.
General Information about Mundo Maya Airport
The following table is an overview of FRS Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Mundo Maya International Airport|
|Operator||Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil|
|Hub for||Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos, Mayan World Airlines|
|Mundo Maya Airport Code||FRS|
|Mundo Maya Airport Terminals||1|
|FRS Airport Runway||1|
|FRS Airport Coordinates||16°54′50″N 089°51′59″W|
|Mundo Maya Airport Address||W47C+XV8 Aeropuerto Mundo Maya, Flores, Guatemala|
|Elevation||118 m / 387 ft|
Mundo Maya Airport Code
Mundo Maya Airport code is FRS. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Mundo Maya.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||FRS|
Mundo Maya Airport Map
The Mundo Maya Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Mundo Maya International Airport Runway
Mundo Maya Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway:
|Name||Length (mtr)||Length (ft)||Surface|
Mundo Maya Airport Terminal
Mundo Maya International Airport has one terminal at the airport.
The terminal is a single-story building that handles both domestic and international flights. It is equipped with all the essential facilities for passengers, including check-in counters, security checkpoints, baggage claim areas, and a food court.
Nearest Airports to Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS)
Some of the closest airports to FRS Airport are:
- Matthew Spain Airport – 111 km
- Caye Caulker Airport – 216 km
- Belize City Municipal Airport – 220 km
- Dangriga Airport – 225 km
- Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport – 235 km
Airlines Operating from Mundo Maya Airport
The following airlines operate from Mundo Maya Airport:
- Avianca Guatemala
- TAG Airlines
- Tropic Air