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Mundo Maya Intl Airport



Mundo Maya International Airport
IATA: FRS – ICAO: MGTK
Summary
Airport type Joint
Operator Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil
Location Flores, El Petén, Guatemala
Elevation AMSL 427 ft / 130 m
Coordinates 16°54′49.75″N 89°51′58.98″W / 16.9138194°N 89.8663833°W / 16.9138194; -89.8663833Coordinates: 16°54′49.75″N 89°51′58.98″W / 16.9138194°N 89.8663833°W / 16.9138194; -89.8663833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 9,842 3,000 Concrete

Mundo Maya International Airport (IATA: FRS, ICAO: MGTK), also known as Flores 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 Mayan sites like Tikal or Yaxhá and destinations like Guatemala City, Belize and Cancún.

Mundo Maya Airport, as the other airports in Guatemala, is going through some expansions, to provide a better service to passengers and airlines, so it will be able to accept a greater number flights and larger aircraft.

Airlines

Airlines Destinations
Taca Cancun, Guatemala City
Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos Guatemala City, charter flights
Flag of Belize.svgTropic Air Belize City

New Airlines and routes

No airlines or no new routes announced.

Previous carriers or destinations

  • Tikal Jets Airlines (Guatemala City, Cancun, Belize City)
  • Aviateca (Guatemala City, Cancun, Mérida)
  • Continental Airlines operated by Continental Express (Houston-Intercontinental)
  • Mayan World Airlines (Guatemala City, Cancun)
  • Aerocaribe (Cancun)
  • Aeroquetzal (Guatemala City, Cancun)
  • Aerovías (Guatemala City, Cancun, Belize City)
  • Inter-Taca (Guatemala City, Puerto Barrios, San Salvador)
  • Maya Airways (Belize City) suspended

Accidents and incidents

  • On 30 September 1977, Douglas C47A TG-AKA of Aviateca was damaged beyond economic repair in a landing accident. One of the three crew members was killed.
  • On 26 July 1978, Douglas DC-3 TG-AFA of Aviateca overran the runway following a birdstrike on take-off and was reported to have been damaged beyond economic repair. The aircraft was later repaired and returned to service.
  • On 7 May 1979, Douglas DC-3 TG-SAB of TAPSA was substantially damaged in a landing accident when it departed the runway and collided with a car. The aircraft was subsequently repaired and returned to service.


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General Info
Country Guatemala
ICAO ID MGTK
Time UTC-6
Latitude 16.913819
16° 54' 49.75" N
Longitude -89.866383
089° 51' 58.98" W
Elevation 427 feet
130 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 002° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Flores


Communications
TIKAL TWR 118.3
FLORES RDO 120.0
GND 121.9
TIKAL CLNC 120.0
TIKAL APP 121.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
10/28 9842 x 148 feet
3000 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 056RBWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME TIK TIKAL 080X 113.3 At Field -
NDB TKL TIKAL - 385 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CAUTION Cables wo caution mrk fr Isla de Ciudad Flores to San Andres 100' abv lake sfc. Additional cables N and W of rwy within 2nm. Bird haz Rwy 28.
FUEL Avail 0100-0600/0800-1100Z (NC-100, A1)



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