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
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OperatorInterAirports
ServesSan Pedro Sula
Locationsoutheast of the city of San Pedro Sula
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
Map
SAP is located in Honduras
SAP
SAP
Location in Honduras
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,886 9,469 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers881,199
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.

Facilities[edit]

Military aircraft.
Outside the airport.

The airport resides at an elevation of 92 ft (28 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 04/22 with a concrete surface measuring 2,886 m × 46 m (9,469 ft × 151 ft).[1] The La Mesa VOR-DME (Ident: LMS) is located off the approach threshold of Runway 22. The La Mesa non-directional beacon (Ident: LMS) is located on the field.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aerolineas Sosa La Ceiba, Roatán
Aeroméxico Connect México City
Air Europa Madrid
American Airlines Miami
Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth[6]
Avianca El Salvador Guatemala City, Miami, New York–JFK, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
CM Airlines Guatemala City, Roatán, Tegucigalpa, Útila
Copa Airlines Panama City
Delta Air Lines Atlanta
Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale, Houston-Intercontinental, Orlando[7]
Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos Guatemala City
United Airlines Houston-Intercontinental, Newark

Cargo[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[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. ^ "La Mesa NDB". Our Airports. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  5. ^ "La Mesa VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  6. ^ "American Airlines enhances new schedule".
  7. ^ "Spirit Airlines announces new route". Spirit Airlines. June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport at Wikimedia Commons