Passenger guide - La Aurora Ciudad de Guatemala airport (GUA) 

 
La Aurora Ciudad de Guatemala airport (GUA)

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: More than 2.5 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +502 2321 5000.

 

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

 
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Bus - Services to the city (lines 32 and 83) stop at the airport with a frequency of 30 minutes and the trip takes approximately 40 minutes. There are also regular shuttles to the city of Antigua, which take around 1 hour.

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 / 4288 4486) and Urban Taxi (Tel +502 2216 6666). Journey time to the city centre is around 20 minutes.

 

There are car rental desks from Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +502 2217 2100 - 6:00 am to 8:00 pm), Avis (Tel +502 2324 9000 - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm), Budget (Tel +502 2203 2303 - 4:30 am to 10:00 pm), Dollar (Tel +502 2261 3979 - 5:00 am to 9:30 pm), Hertz (Tel +502 3274 4440 - 5:30 am to 11:00 pm), Tabarini Rent-a-Car (Tel +502 2322 5088) and Thrifty (Tel +502 2379 8747).

 

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, VIP rooms, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has restaurants, bars and coffee shops.
Shopping- You can choose between duty-free shops, handicrafts and liquor.
Baggage- Lost or damaged luggage should be accounted for at the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Pharmacy, first aid room.

 

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

 

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

 

Several hotels are found near the grounds, among them: Dai Nonni Hotel (Tel +502 2331 0082), Hotel Santander Plaza (Tel +502 2384 9300), Hostal Los Volcanes (Tel +502 2261 3040), In & Out Hotel (Tel +502 2509 0601), Hotel Casa Blanca Inn (Tel +502 2261 3116), Hostal Villa Toscana (Tel +502 2261 2854), Hostal Guatefriend's (Tel +502 2261 3460), Patricia's Bed & Breakfast (Tel +502 2261 4251), Euro Hostal (Tel +502 5626 5183), Dos Lunas Bed & Breakfast (Tel +502 2261 4248).

 
 
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Latest updates: September, 02, 2017