Guatemala Military Air Base and Airfield
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This page gives details of the air base and airfields which are used by the Guatemaltecan Air Force.

 

Ciudad de Guatemala / Base Aérea La Aurora IAP (ICAO code: MGGT)
The base became operational in 1921. Most of the transport and liaison aircraft as well as most of the helicopters are based at BA La Aurora.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 2987 m (9800 ft) x 60 m (196 ft), Elev: 1509m (4952 ft).

 

 

Mazatenango AP (ICAO code: ????)
The Escuela Técnica de la Fuerza Aérea operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (?? ft).

 

 

Puerto Barrios  / Base Aérea Izahal (ICAO code: MGPB)
Used as secondary airfield.
Runway data: Rwy 12/30, Size: 2707 m (8880 ft) x 34 m (110 ft), Elev: 10m (33 ft).

 

 

Quezaltenango AP (ICAO code: MGQZ)
Used as secondary airfield.
Runway data: Rwy 05/23, Size: 2103 m (6900 ft) x 41 m (135 ft), Elev: 2371m (7779 ft).

 

 

Retalhuleu / Base Aérea del Sur "Coronel Mario Enrique Vásquez Maldonado" (ICAO code: MGRT)
The base became operational on 16.9.1956. During 1961 the base was used by CIA-backed forces as training base for the invasion of Cuba. After the withdrawal of these forces the base was not used for many years. The Comando Aéreo del Sur operates from this base since 1989.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1544 m (5065 ft) x 30 m (100 ft), Elev: 200m (656 ft).

 

 

San Jose / Base Aérea General Felipe Cruz (ICAO code: MGSJ)
Used as secondary airfield.
Runway data: Rwy 15/33, Size: 2012 m (6600 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 9m (29 ft).

 

 

Santa Elena / Base Aérea "Teniente Coronel Danilo Sánchez" / Tikal IAP (ICAO code: MGTK)
The base became operational in 1981. The Comando Aéreo del Norte operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 3001 m (9845 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 128m (420 ft).

 

 

 

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