Mariana Grajales Airport

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Mariana Grajales Airport
IATA: GAOICAO: MUGT
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Guantánamo, Cuba
Elevation AMSL 17 m / 56 ft
Coordinates 20°05′07″N 075°09′29″W / 20.08528°N 75.15806°W / 20.08528; -75.15806Coordinates: 20°05′07″N 075°09′29″W / 20.08528°N 75.15806°W / 20.08528; -75.15806
Map
MUGT is located in Cuba
MUGT
MUGT
Location in Cuba
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,358 7,736 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Mariana Grajales Airport (IATA: GAOICAO: MUGT) is an airport serving Guantánamo, a city in Cuba.[1] It is located near the villages of Paraguay and Las Lajas.

Construction[edit]

The runway was built during the II World War by the US Navy as a reserve airfield for the US Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Up to the 60's was known as "Los Caños" aerodrome.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Cubana de Aviación Havana

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 17 m (56 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,358 m × 46 m (7,736 ft × 151 ft).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for MUGT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for GAO at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).

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