Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport

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Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport

La Mesa International Airport

Aeropuerto de San Pedro Sula
Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport San Pedro Sula Honduras.jpg
Airport typeMilitary/Public
ServesSan Pedro Sula
LocationLa Lima
Elevation AMSL92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates15°27′10″N 87°55′25″W / 15.45278°N 87.92361°W / 15.45278; -87.92361Coordinates: 15°27′10″N 87°55′25″W / 15.45278°N 87.92361°W / 15.45278; -87.92361
SAP is located in Honduras
Location in Honduras
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,886 9,469 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passenger change 13–14Increase0.4%
Aircraft movements26,310
Movements change 13–14Decrease4.4%
Source: Honduran AIP,[1] InterAirports, S.A.[2] GCM[3]

Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Ramón Villeda Morales) (IATA: SAP, ICAO: MHLM), also known as La Mesa International Airport, is located 11 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of the city of San Pedro Sula, in the Cortés Department of Honduras.

The airport is named after Ramón Villeda Morales, who served as President of Honduras from 1957 to 1963. It is the major and busiest airport in Honduras, handling about 1,022,924 passengers in 2018. The airport also handles about 150 flights internationally and domestically. The airport provides short connections to tourist attractions such as La Ceiba, and the Caribbean beaches of Roatán and Tela.


Military aircraft.
Outside the airport.

The airport is at an elevation of 92 ft (28 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway with a concrete surface measuring 2,886 m × 46 m (9,469 ft × 151 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Aerolineas Sosa La Ceiba, Roatán
Aeroméxico Connect México City
Air Europa Madrid
American Airlines Miami
Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth
Avianca El Salvador San Salvador
CM Airlines Guatemala City, Roatán, Tegucigalpa, Útila
Copa Airlines Colombia Panama City
Delta Air Lines Atlanta
Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale, Houston–Intercontinental, Miami (begins November 17, 2021),[4] New Orleans, Orlando
Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos Guatemala City
United Airlines Houston–Intercontinental, Newark
Seasonal: Los Angeles
Volaris El Salvador San Salvador (begins October 31, 2021)[5]


Amerijet International Fort Lauderdale, Miami, San Salvador
Contract Air Cargo Miami
DHL de Guatemala Guatemala City
FedEx Express Miami
UPS Airlines Guatemala City, Miami, Louisville


See source Wikidata query and sources.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b MHLM – LA MESA Internacional
  2. ^ Memoria de Sostenibilidad 2014-2015
  3. ^ Airport information for Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "Spirit Airlines makes MIA debut with first flights planned for October". Miami Herald. June 2021. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Volaris signs agreement to start operations in Honduras". Transponder1200 (in Spanish). August 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport at Wikimedia Commons