Golosón International Airport

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Golosón International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Golosón

La Ceiba Airport

Hector C. Moncada Air Base
Goloson Airport Honduras aerial 1987.JPEG
Airport typeMilitary/Public
ServesLa Ceiba, Honduras
Elevation AMSL49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates15°44′32″N 86°51′10″W / 15.74222°N 86.85278°W / 15.74222; -86.85278Coordinates: 15°44′32″N 86°51′10″W / 15.74222°N 86.85278°W / 15.74222; -86.85278
LCE is located in Honduras
Location in Honduras
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,950 9,678 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passenger change 13–14Decrease11.6%
Aircraft movements14,612
Source: Honduran AIP[1] SkyVector[2] GCM[3]

Golosón International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Golosón) (IATA: LCE, ICAO: MHLC) is an airport located on the western side of the city of La Ceiba, in the Atlántida Department on the north coast of Honduras. It is also known as La Ceiba Airport (Aeropuerto de La Ceiba) and Hector C. Moncada Air Base (Base Aérea Hector C. Moncada).


The airport resides at an elevation of 49 ft (15 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,950 by 45 metres (9,678 ft × 148 ft).[1] Runway length includes a 250 metres (820 ft) displaced threshold on Runway 07.

There is distant mountainous terrain south of the airport.

The La Cieba NDB-DME (Ident: LCE) is located 2.2 nautical miles (4.1 km) west of the airport. The Bonito VOR-DME (Ident: BTO) is located on the field.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

A Canjet Boeing 737-800 at Golosón, 2010
AeroCaribe de Honduras Guanaja, Puerto Lempira
Aerolineas Sosa Roatan, San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa, Útila
Cayman Airways Grand Cayman, Roatan
CM Airlines Tegucigalpa, Útila
Lanhsa Guanaja, Puerto Lempira, Roatan, Tegucigalpa


DHL Aero Expreso Seasonal: Miami

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b MHLC – GOLOSÓN Internacional Cocesna.org
  2. ^ "Goloson Internacional Airport". SkyVector. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  3. ^ Airport information for Golosón International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "La Ceiba NDB". Our Airports. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Bonito VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 28 September 2018.

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