Car Rental Managua Airport (MGA)

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Managua Airport, Managua, Nicaragua
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Hyundai EON or similar
Hyundai EON
  • 4x
  • x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$26.44 / per day
Compact
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
NuCarrentals
$33.04 / per day
Standard
Nissan Frontier or similar
Nissan Frontier
  • 5x
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Alamo
$97.17 / per day
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or similar
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$29.75 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Intermediate
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
SIXT
$40.39 / per day
Full-size
SsangYong Actyon Sport or similar
SsangYong Actyon Sport
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
NuCarrentals
$62.90 / per day
Premium
Toyota Land Cruiser 5+2 or similar
Toyota Land Cruiser 5+2
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
NuCarrentals
$106.60 / per day
Compact
Nissan Tiida or similar
Nissan Tiida
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$31.39 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
NIO
Country code
505
Average car rental length
11 days
Economy car rental price
$37.25 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Managua Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Managua Airport is also known as Augusto C. Sandino International Airport and Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino, named after a Nicaraguan revolutionary.

Top international routes

  • Miami
  • Houston
  • Panama City
  • San Salvador
  • San Jose
  • Atlanta

Main airlines

Copa Airlines, Avianca El Salvador, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Aeromexico

Terminals

The single airport terminal is divided into a west wing (the international sector) and an east wing (the domestic sector).

Location

Managua Airport is about 11 km (6.8 mi) north of Managua. Motorway CA-1/Panamericana and Calle Francisco are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Alamo and SIXT

Car rental desks

Some are located inside the airport terminal. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a few snack bars, coffee shops, and small restaurants serving local Nicaraguan cuisine, as well as a few shops, including duty-free outlets. There are also ATMs, two bank offices, a currency exchange, a lounge, a lost and found office at the airport’s information center, and a first aid station. Unfortunately, no luggage storage services are available. Passengers with reduced mobility are advised to contact their airlines in advance to request assistance at the airport.

Nearest gas station

Gasolinera Uno is located on Carretera Norte, which is a part of the Pan-American Highway, and can be reached in about three minutes. It will be on your right when leaving the airport and driving towards the city. There are many other gas stations near Managua Airport and on the way to Managua.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Granada (50 km / 31 mi)
  • San José (431 km / 268 mi)
  • Rivas (112 km / 69 mi)

Airport info

Rating
6.5
  • Getting to the airport 6.5
  • Departure and check-in 7.8
  • Terminal facilities 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.6
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.0
  • Lounge 4.7

Managua Airport (MGA)

  • IATA: MGA
  • ICAO: MNMG
  • Airport name: Managua Airport (MGA)
  • Airport type: Military / Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 59 m / 194 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 36,822
  • Passengers (per year): 1,533,034
  • Distance from City: 6.8 miles / 11 km E of town
  • Phone: (505) 233-1624

Top Locations near Managua Airport

  1. 80.3 km / 49.9 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Managua Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Managua Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Managua Airport
$57.85
January
$47.35
February
$82.32
March
$50.81
April
$53.40
May
$40.05
June
$26.70
July
$31.15
August
$48.87
September
$52.30
October
$85.78
November
$85.78
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Managua Airport is July when prices for an Economy class start from $26.70. You can see that this is 52% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 69% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $85.78 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Managua Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in September the average rental period is 16 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 9 days.
Average Rental Length at Managua Airport
9
January
9
February
9
March
9
April
9
May
9
June
10
July
11
August
16
September
13
October
14
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Managua Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Managua Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Managua Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
126%
January
114%
February
132%
March
125%
April
157%
May
53%
June
59%
July
66%
August
59%
September
84%
October
102%
November
124%
December

Top 7 Suppliers for Managua Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
50522333718
MANAGUA INTL AIRPORT,
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
50522333718
MANAGUA INTL AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+505-22493644
Carretera Norte
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
00505 223 33 013
Augusto C Sandino Intl Airport Kilometro 11 Carretera Norte.
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.3
+505-2276-9198, 317-248-7251
In Terminal
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.2
50522333718
MANAGUA INTL AIRPORT,
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
00505 22 769 198 / 00505 83 806 161
11 Carretera Norte, Managua

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