La Aurora airport (GUA)

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La Aurora Guatemala City airport (GUA)


Those passengers who land at La Aurora airport, must perform Test: PCR (up to 72 hours) / Antigen (up to 96 hours), in laboratory certified by the respective country coming. Hours must be counted from the date and time of the test until the time of check-up on the airline. (applies only persons 10 years and older.)

In turn, the PASE DE SALUD fomulary must be completed no more than 24 hours before the trip. It is mandatory, as a QR code will be generated that will be requested from the passenger for entry or egress.

La Aurora International Airport, opened in 1942, serves the capital city of Guatemala and the entire country, and is presently under expansion and modernization. It operates with domestic and international flights to North and Central America, Colombia and Spain.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 3:00 am until the last flight.
Annual passenger traffic: 841,000 passengers went through it in 2020.
Tel: +502 2321 5000.


The airport is located 6 km (4 miles) southwest from Guatemala City.

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Accommodation near La Aurora Guatemala City airport (GUA)

Several hotels are found near the grounds, among them:

Access Bed & Breakfast (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Hostal Los Lagos (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Hostal Villa Toscana (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Novohostal B&B (0.6 km/0.4 miles)
Laguna Sky (0.7 km/0.4 miles)


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Public and private transportation

BusTuransa (Tel +502 2390 5757) and Atitlan Tour (Tel +502 5786 0227) offer transfers to Guatemala City and different locations in Antigua, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Playas de Monterrico, Quetzaltenango, Cobán and Copán.

Taxi - Operators at the enclosure are Taxis Amarillo Express (Tel +502 2470 1515), Taxi Seguro (Tel +502 2312 7777), Checker Taxi (Tel +502 5053 3308 / 5607 5312) and Urban Taxi (Tel +502 2221 7720). Journey time to the city centre is around 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks from the following companies:

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +502 2217 2100 - 5:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +502 2324 9000 - 5:00 am to 1:00 am)
Budget (Tel +502 2203 2303 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +502 2314 4495 - 4:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Tabarini Rent-a-Car (Tel +502 2322 5088)
Thrifty (Tel +502 2379 8747 - 4:00 am to 0:00 am)


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Parking services at La Aurora Guatemala City airport (GUA)

The enclosure's parking lot is located in front of the terminal building. It has outdoor and covered sectors.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps and adapted toilets. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their needs in advance.

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Latest updates: April 14, 2021