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Augusto C. Sandino Internaitional Airport

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Augusto César Sandino Internaitional Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino
    MGA is located in Nicaragua
    Location of airport in Nicaragua
Airport teepPublic an militar
AwnerRepublica de Nicaragua
OperatorEAAI (Empresa Administradora de Aeropuertos Internacionales)
Hub for
Elevation AMSL59  m / 194  ft
Coordinates12°08′29″N 086°10′05″W / 12.14139°N 86.16806°W / 12.14139; -86.16806
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
10/28 3,057 10,032 Asphalt

Augusto César Sandino Internaitional Airport (Spaingie: Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto César Sandino) (IATA: MGAICAO: MNMG) or ACS is the main airport in Managua, Nicaragua. Namit as Las Mercedes Airport in 1968 it wis later renamit Augusto César Sandino Internaitional Airport durin the Sandinista regime in the 1980s an again in 2001 tae Managua Internaitional Airport bi then preses Arnoldo Alemán. Its name wis chyngit ance mair in Februar 2007 tae its current name bi Preses Daniel Ortega in honor o Nicaragua's naitional hero, Augusto César Sandino.[1]

The runwey at the airport is 10,032 ft lang, an it is locatit at a elevation o 194 feet. Wi 1.2 million passengers in 2013, ACS is currently the fift busiest airport bi passenger traffec in Central Americae an it serves as a focus ceety for the Panamanian airline Copa Airlines an aw.

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  1. Velásquez SevillaMi, Mirna. "Aeropuerto vuelve a ser Sandino". La Prensa (in Spainish). Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 17 October 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine

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