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, Guatemala (MGGT) – Costa Esmeralda, Nicaragua (MNCE)
|Guatemala||Communication and FBO Coordination||$15|
|Guatemala||Passenger Departure Tax||$33 per passenger *|
|Guatemala||Agriculture Desinfection Fee||$10|
|Guatemala||Agriculture Inspection Fee||$11|
|Guatemala||Overflight Permit Nicaragua||$30|
|Nicaragua||Approach and Landing Fee||$7|
|Nicaragua||Parking Fee (2 days plus 4 hours)||$28|
|Nicaragua||Passenger Departure Tax||$35 *|
|Nicaragua||International Flight Plan and fees||$105|
|Nicaragua & Guatemala||Fuel for your airplane.||AvGas not available in Costa Esmeralda airport|
|TOTAL||Fees||$439 with 1 passenger|
Credit cards were accepted for all payments.
A fuel stop in Ilopango, El Salvador (MSSS) added another $5 in fees to the above. Depending on your aircraft, you might be able to complete the return flight without the additional stop.