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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
We visited Playa del Carmen, nearby Cancun in December 2022. Playa del Carmen has become a pretty popular tourist destination with large number of restaurant choices and shops. There is a little runway in walking distance from the pedestrian zone … Continue reading
Cozumel trip information added
We recently flew from Guatemala to Cozumel. Great trip. The cost components for this trip have been added to the Central America International Flight Cost page.
Check out the Guatemala Nicaragua pilot briefing
Check out the Guatemala Nicaragua pilot briefing inclduing route information navigation and communication frequencies and other relevant comments.
Nicaragua Flying Cost has been added
Recently we made it to Nicaragua. This has been my first time and I absolutely loved it. Below find the cost as a guideline. I have added this to the Central America International Flight Cost page. Return Flight: La Aurora, … Continue reading
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Hangar in Atitlan
Construction of a new hangar on the Atitlan runway was completed. Contact me if you are in need for a short term home for your aircraft.
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Avgas Available in Mundo Maya Airport (MGMM)
Guatemala City has been the only airport where you could get Avgas in Guatemala. Recently Avgas was added to the Mundo Maya Airport (MGMM). Since Mundo Maya is also an international airport, this makes it a great option to enter … Continue reading
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Atitlan Runway Information
Check out the new Atitlan Runway Information. It includes (hopefully) useful pilot information from a pilot to pilots and some flight videos taken at the runway.
METAR visualized from Aviation Weather
The Aviation Weather is a great resource for pilots. This website is run by the US government but provides valuable weather information for pilots globally. Some other parts of this webpage leverage the Aviation Weather webpage heavily. Guatemala METAR visualized … Continue reading
Check for bullet impact – New Checklist Item
Guatemala has some unique features to offer for pilots. Hot and humid coastal areas, high altitude airports, mountainous terrains, windy canyons, multi-language ATC, powerful cloud buildups and yes, active volcanos. So watch out for VA in your METAR (see more … Continue reading
Full Moon Fly-In
The weather in Guatemala is absolutely great all year around. Especially in the mornings, you can almost always find some time to fly. Later in the year, mornings a great and then bad weather starts to build up in the … Continue reading