We remind all passengers to carry their identification all the time

Ometepe

f ome1The air terminal of Isla de Ometepe is located in the dove 2 km south of the city of Moyogalpa in the department of Rivas, southern Nicaragua and this border with the Republic of Costa Rica, being approximately 20 - 25 minutes.

By air of the city of Managua capital of Nicaragua. The Island of Ometepe is located in the center of Lake Cocibolca known as the Great Lake of Nicaragua that has an extension of 8624 km2.
The Island of Ometepe has an extension of 276 km2 and in it are located two volcanoes the Conception with a height of 1,610 mts active and fire, and the wood 1,394 mts in its center is a lagoon, counts on two municipalities Moyogalpa and Altagracia, with 30 communities and a population of 41,000 inhabitants with a temperature of 27 ° c. With two seasons winter rain (June - November) and dry summer (December to May).

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The track is constructed with asphaltic concrete with a length of 1,500 meters and a width of 30 meters and with orientation 09/27, with system of lights of voltaic track, taxiway and platform also has wind cones in both headers, and A platform for parking of three medium-sized aircraft with an area of ​​200 mts2, the runway is category 3-C and a maximum resistance weight of 54,000 lbs, pressure.
The airport has the facilities of a terminal of 400 mts2 a control tower to 50 mts to the east of the platform of aircraft, the track is located contiguous to the lake in its head 9 - west to 30 mts. And in the same passes through its center a road that connects the city of Moyogalpa with Altagracia.

 

Aerodrome Specifications:
Track width 30 meters.
Length of Track 1500 meters.

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Navigational instruments required by this aerodrome for its proper functioning:

A.  Weather screen. To determine the direction and intensity of the wind, Temperature and dew point.
B.  Altimeter. To determine the barometric pressure.
C.  A Monitor-radar screen. To observe the flights

 

Data of interest:

Air transport:
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Currently the Ometepe air terminal located in La Paloma -Moyogalpa community, was inaugurated on May 29, 2014 by the airline La Costeña (telephone 22985360) which makes two weekly flights on Thursdays and Sundays with schedule of 12M by taking a route from Managua-Ometepe-San Carlos-San Juan de Nicaragua and vice versa, as well as charter flights (Aerotaxi) on Cessna-Caravan 208 aircraft with 12 passengers and ATR 42 with 45 passengers, Private planes and helicopters. To guarantee the safety of the passengers, visitors and companions in our terminal is with a military unit and a police station equipped with canine technique to prevent illicit activities that guarantee the comfort and tranquility of the passengers.

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On the Island of Ometepe there is the lake transport that joins it with the department of Rivas by the waterway of the port Moyogalpa San Jorge with an hour of duration and a distance of 17 km being the main boats El Che Guevara, Ferry Ometepe 1 and 2 And the boats or boats: Ms. Del Lago, Santa Martha and Karen Maria and another boat that connects Ometepe with Rivas by the route San José del Sur to San Jorge is the ferry King of Cocibolca that transports up to 20 small vehicles and 1000 Passengers, as well as the Altagracia-San Carlos waterway.
Tourists that use this lake transportation also use the air service to reach Ometepe via Managua or Ometepe San Carlos - San Juan de Nicaragua and even to travel to the Caribbean coast to the terminals of Corsn Island, Bluefields as tourist destination.

Water transport company:
Che Guevara Ferry 25634779
Ferrry Ometepe 1 and 2 25694228 - 89664983
El Rey del Cocibolca Ferry 86913669


f ome5ONE DAY TOUR BY THE ISLAND

We will visit Altagracia, its museum, pre-Columbian statues and its church, then we will go to the beach where you will have time to have lunch, relax and bathe in these refreshing waters of Santo Domingo, Place of charm located amidst two immense volcanoes. Following with the route our next place to visit is the Ojo de Agua natural spring of frozen waters located in the center of the Island, of return we visit the green puddle. This beautiful place is home to our mythological character known as long boy, we will learn a mysterious legend, we will also make a short walk along the trails of the area that will allow us to enjoy the flora and fauna of this reserve and its beautiful butterfly, Ometepe each place has its own charm, we will visit the Punta de Jesus Maria, this is a proper place to swim and observe the sunset, once fall the afternoon we return to Moyogalpa to conclude this grand tour for the largest island of the World on a freshwater lake.
Another interesting information is that in the port of Moyogalpa there is a tourist information office where there are prepared personnel who speak English and other languages ​​that serve as tourist guide for people who have interest or want to climb any of the two volcanoes Concepción or Wood.
In the Island of Ometepe also exist different banking institutions: The FISE, Banpro, Bac, Procredit, Financieras: FDL, Coop. Crédito Caruna, and ATMs located in the city of Moyogalpa. 

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Ground transportation
There is public transport with rates and schedules accessible with route in the two municipalities, as well as private taxi and taxi transportation, motorcycle rentals, which is negotiated directly between the user and the owner, which is the means that takes tourists to their destination and To the airport of Ometepe to continue its route.

San Juan de Nicaragua

sjn0The air terminal of San Juan de Nicaragua is located in the municipality of the same name San Juan de Nicaragua located in the department of Río San Juan, nearby are the ruins of old Greytown, or culturally known as Old San Juan. In addition we have the mouth to the Caribbean Sea of ​​the river San Juan, and the exuberant Indian Biosphere Reserve - Corn. It is approximately an hour and a half from Managua, capital of Nicaragua on flights offered by the airline "La Costeña" calling in the city of San Carlos, Cabecera Departamental department of Rio San Juan. It is located in southeastern Nicaragua with geographic coordinates at 10 ° 55''12'North latitude and 83 ° 41'' West Longitude. It is located in the Southeastern end of the national territory and limits to the North with the municipality of Bluefields, to the East with the Caribbean Sea, to the South with the Republic of Costa Rica and to the West with the municipality of El Castillo. It is located about 190 kilometers south of the departmental head, the city of San Carlos and about 470 km from the city of Managua.

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This air terminal has a hydraulic concrete track of 1,500 mts long by 25 mts wide with a 10/28 (SW-NE) orientation at an average elevation of 11.0 msnm above sea level. It is used for daytime flights between sunset and sunrise. Regular flights are served from the airline "La Costeña", ordinary, charters and Pastora. Also international flights from Pavas-Costa Rica.


We have a dock at the access port to the airport as the main entrance, which can be accessed by boat and / or panga with offshore marine engines, waiting room services for boarding, luggage check, Migration and Aliens , Customs, IPSA. Service of same ramp that has capacity for parking of three airplanes comfortably parked, drop drop for overnight stays, customer service by the airlines, does not apply, terminal right services. Air traffic control room.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST FOR VISITORS

We consider it important to let the visitor know the following information so that he / she knows some of the services available in the town of San Juan de Nicaragua:
There are restaurants, canteens and sodas that offer food service with local culinary specialties such as rondon, rice and beans, coconut bread, lobster and a wide range of fish.

In San Juan de Nicaragua there is a varied offer of accommodations ranging from the luxury hotel Indio Lodge, with a price of $ 185.00 (One hundred and eighty five net dollars), per day includes food, open bar, tur to tourist sites, Cayacs , Trails and bird observatory.


The distance from the air terminal to this hotel is three kilometers, it takes five minutes to get to the hotel, the water transport is in the pangas hotel.

In addition, the municipal cabecera has houses - private hostels such as the family hostel, El Tucán, Heliconia with prices ranging from $ 30.00 to $ 45.00 dollars per day including accommodation and food, as well as there are medium budget hotels such as Hotelito Evo and Rama Garden Fishing that offer bred and breakfast service, prices range from $ 40.00 to $ 60.00 lodging and food per day.


Transportation from the municipal head to the air terminal is via waterway in boats and / or pangas with outboard marine engines. The cost per person is $ 10.00 ten dollars net per person.

The distance from the head of the municipality to the airport is 8 kilometers. The time it takes to arrive is approximately 10 minutes.

 

Hotels in San Juan de Nicaragua:

• Hotel Río Indio Lodge: Phone N ° 00505-2580-0813.
• Hotel Evo: Phone number 00505-8624-6401.
• Rama Garden Fishing: Phone N ° 00505-8547-1694

Houses Hostels:

• Family Hostel: Telephone N ° 8446-2096.
• Hostal Heliconia: Telephone N ° 5734-9671.
• Hostal El Tucán: Telephone No. 8623-4065.

 

PHOTOS TERMINAL SAN JUAN DE NICARAGUA

 
 
 
 
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Corn Island

cis9The Corn Island Airport is located at the center of the island of the same name about 70 kms. To the east of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 20 minutes by flight from the city of Bluefields.

It has an asphalted track and in regular state, with 1,900 mts. Of length by 30 mts. Wide with capacity to receive aircraft such as the Cessna Grand Caravan, Short 360 or Let 410 and AN-26, ATR-42, ATR-72. It is used daily for scheduled flights 3 times a day currently only the airlines La Costeña, as well as charter flights (aerotaxis) for general aviation aircraft.

The aerodrome has a control tower equipped with ground-to-air (VHF) and ground-ground (HF) communication equipment for the control and security of airport operations. Its hours of operation are from 6:00 a.m. to sundown, every day of the week.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST FOR THE VISITOR

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Corn Island for its great natural beauty has an almost virgin tourism potential, with expectations of a great development. Its main economy is based fifty percent in the fishing of shellfish and the other fifty percent the tourism.

Here is information * with some of the services available on the island of Corn Island:

• The commercial airline that fly to Corn Island is: La Costeña, tel. 028-55-131 to 132.

• The most common means of transportation on the island is the taxi. The cost of the race is C $ 18.00 per person. After 10:00 p.m the cost is C $ 25.00 per person.

• From the airport to any part of the island C $ 20.00 and vice versa from either side to the airport C $ 20.00 per person.

• The rental of a taxi costs C $ 200.00 per hour.

• There is a shuttle bus that goes around the island. The cost of the ticket is C $ 10.00 per person.

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• Other means of transportation available to the visitor are bicycles, golf carts, scooters and motorcycles. The company Car Rental rents bikes for US $ 2.00 an hour, motorbikes and scooters $ 25 two hours and $ 40 a day, golf carts $ 35 two hours and $ 75 a day.

• The island of Corn Island has a perimeter of 15.5 km paved in its entirety, where most of the stores, shops, hotels, restaurants and bars are concentrated, thus allowing optimum conditions for the transitability of its inhabitants.

• The cost of the boat trip between Bluefields and Corn Island is C $ 250.00 per person. The trip in panga to go to Little Corn Island is C $ 130.00 per person, with an approximate duration of 30 minutes.

• Banks: Banpro, Banpro agents and Rapi Bac

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• The most important hotels are: Hotel Arenas Beach (tel. 2249-1820) Hotel Casa Canada (tel. 2575-5878), Hotel Le Paraiso (tel. 2575-5111), Fisher's Cave Hotel (tel. 2575-5191 ), Hotel G & G (tel. 2575-5262). There are also the Picnic Center cabins (tel. 2575-5204) and Hospedaje Angela Rooms (tel. 2575-5134).

• Litle Corn Island (small Maize Island) prices for single rooms ranging from US $ 10.00 to US $ 30.00 and from US $ 45.00 to US $ 60.00 for air-conditioned rooms. Most of the hotels are located on the shores of the beaches with a splendid view of the sun and the sea. On this island you will find the Hotel and Restaurant Los Delfines (tel 2575-5239) and 5-star hotel Yemaya Hotel (tel. 8239-5330)

• The most visited restaurants along the beach are: Mary's Restaurants, Fishers cave, Sea side grill, Seva's, Big fish among others.

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• Disco Bars: In the center of the island are the Darrien's Bar Rest & Karaoke, Sky Discoteque, Acuario Bar, Spekito Bar. In all usually Caribbean music, Rasta, Reggae, Soca and Garífona music are heard.

• In Corn Island there is a Tourism Office in Corn Island City Hall (tel. 2575-5091 and 2575-5099). Your representative is Ms. Sherilee Taylor Downs.

* Information of subject courtesy to changes without previous warning. The EAAI does not become person in charge of their exactitude and content. It is responsibility of the traveller to verify the same. 

 

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Bluefields

blue2 The Aerodrome MONSEÑOR SALVADOR SCHLAEFER is located in the Autonomous Region of the South Caribbean Coast, its main activity is for Civil Aviation, presenting special private flights internationally. The Aerodrome is under the administration, operation, and conservation of the COMPANY ADMINISTRATOR OF INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS (EAAI). Inaugurated officially in the year 2,000; Located west of the city with geographic coordinates are the following: Latitude: 11 ° 59 43.26 "N, Longitude: 83 ° 46 01.28" W, Elevation: 11 MSNM, has 2,400 meters long built of asphalt with variations of 30 to 100 meters wide, 4 aircraft parking lots to receive daily ATR-42 with a weight of 14,600 KG and C208 3,967 KG and a drop of Giro for overnight, can also receive smaller capacity planes for daily operations, under coordination.

The Operation time is HJ (between the start and the sunset). We have waiting room services for boarding, checking your luggage, Migration, Customs, parking for 15 vehicles, customer service by the airlines, ticket sales, parcel posting, reservations. Inside the waiting room we have sale of handicrafts and cafeteria.

It currently has a radar center and control tower, with COVINTEC structure at approximately 1KM, located to the south side of the facilities of the air terminal building. It is equipped with the following systems for navigation, surveillance and communication: Secondary radar system monopulso, Digital communication system used for ground and telephony communication, AVIMET meteorological system with sensors that provide information on wind direction, speed, layers Of cloud, visibility, temperature, dew point and pressure, we also have an ATIS system which provides meteorological information on earth air frequency to the aircraft that tune it.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST FOR VISITORS

blue2 We consider it important to let visitors know the following information so you know some of the services available in the city of Bluefields:
Taxis within the city of Bluefields cost C $ 12.00 per person to any destination, after 09:30 p.m the cost is C $ 20.00 per person to any destination.

There are two banks in the city: BANCENTRO (tel. 2255-8888) with ATM in its own premises and another in BICU University, BANPRO (2255-9595) with four ATMs located two of them in the same premises, the others Two in the City Hall and BICU University, numerous commercial houses (GALLO MORE GALLO, TROPICON, LA CURACAO, EL VERDUGO, CASA PELLAS, CRUZ LORENA, PRODESA, CARUNA RL with services of MONEY GRAM, WESTERN UNION, Servicios de Telefonía Movistar and of course).

The most important hotels in the city of Bluefields are: Hotel Casa Royale located in the Point Teen neighborhood (tel 2572-0668), Hotel South Atlantic II (tel. 2572-1022) located in the Central district, Hotel Airport (25722862 ), Hostal Doña Vero (tel. 2572-2166) located in the Central Quarter, Hotel Quinto (2572-0035), Hotel Caribbean Dream (2572-0107), located in Punta Fría neighborhood, BICU's Taiwahk Guest House New York and Oasis (tel. 2572-0665) located in the center of the city.

The most visited and recognized restaurants are: Chez Marcel, (tel. 2572-2347 and 2572-2950), located in the Teodoro Martínez neighborhood; Salmar with (tel.257-22-128), adjacent to Chez Marcel; Hotel Mini Cafetín Central with (tel. 2572-2362), located in the central district; La Loma with (2572-2275), in San Pedro neighborhood opposite BICU University, Pelican Bay in Point Teen neighborhood, Restaurant Tip-Top 1900-2020, Restaurant El Flotante neighborhood Punta Fria and two Pizzeria, located adjacent To the Restaurant Chez Marcel.

There are several recreational venues such as Eros Discoteque, Babylon Discoteque, Cima Karaoke & Discoteque, los 4 Hermanos.

The cost of water transportation goes according to destination, from Bluefields to Bluff is about 15 minutes. Price ticket 50 CORDOBAS, you can visit these places by water: Lagoon of Pearls, Kukra Hill, Orinoco, Tasba Pounie etc.

There is a tourist office on the premises of the airport.

In the South region of the Atlantic Coast there are many tourist places. For example the islets in the Pearl Cays. You need to first go to Pearl Lagoon and hire a panga to take you to these sites. There is also the Island of Rama Kay. In the city you can find many things such as: objects made of hawksbill, coral, coconut shell, wood, shell of mother-of-pearl, and gold. These can be observed by taking a walking tour inside the city of Bluefields.
With the aim of promoting Caribbean tourism there is currently a Culture House located in the Tres Cruces neighborhood where you can find a variety of paintings by local artists and a Museum of Locality called CIDCA located in the neighborhood Punta Fría.

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