Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS)

Mundo Maya International Airport

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:

AirportMundo Maya International Airport
Airport TypeMilitary/Public
OperatorDirección General de Aeronáutica Civil
Hub forTransportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos, Mayan World Airlines
Mundo Maya Airport CodeFRS
Mundo Maya Airport Terminals1
FRS Airport Runway1
FRS Airport Coordinates16°54′50″N 089°51′59″W
Mundo Maya Airport AddressW47C+XV8 Aeropuerto Mundo Maya, Flores, Guatemala
Elevation118 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. 


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: 

NameLength (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

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