Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport

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Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport

La Mesa International Airport

Aeropuerto de San Pedro Sula
Aeropuerto San Pedro Sula.jpg
Airport typeMilitary/Public
ServesSan Pedro Sula
LocationLa Lima
Elevation AMSL27 m / 89 ft
Coordinates15°27′10″N 087°55′25″W / 15.45278°N 87.92361°W / 15.45278; -87.92361Coordinates: 15°27′10″N 087°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 km (6.8 mi) east of the city of San Pedro Sula, in the Cortés Department in 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 742,000 passengers in 2010. 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.


The airport resides at an elevation of 27 m (89 ft) 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]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Overview airport.
Military aircraft.
Outside the airport.
Aerolineas Sosa Guatemala City, La Ceiba, Roatán
Aeroméxico Connect México City
Air Europa Madrid
American Airlines Miami
Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth (begins June 7, 2019)[4]
Avianca El Salvador Guatemala City, Miami, New York–JFK, San José (CR), San Salvador
CM Airlines Guatemala City, Roatán, Útila
Copa Airlines Panama City
Delta Air Lines Atlanta
Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale, Houston-Intercontinental, Orlando[5]
Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos Guatemala City, San Salvador
Tropic Air Belize City
United Airlines Houston-Intercontinental, Newark

Cargo airlines[edit]

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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b MHLM – LA MESA Internacional
  2. ^ Memoria de Sostenibilidad 2014-2015
  3. ^ Airport information for SAP at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2018/American-Airlines-Enhances-2019-Schedule/default.aspx. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ . Spirit Airlines. June 2018 http://ir.spirit.com/news-releases/news-release-details/going-global-orlando-spirit-airlines-announces-major/. Retrieved June 14, 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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