"Guantanamo Airport" redirects here. For the US military airfield in Guantanamo Bay, see Leeward Point Field
Mariana Grajales Airport (IATA: GAO, ICAO: MUGT) is an airport serving Guantánamo, a city in Cuba. It is located near the villages of Paraguay and Las Lajas.
The runway was built during World War II 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
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).
- ^ a b c Airport information for MUGT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- ^ Airport information for GAO at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).