Air Transportation - Nicaragua

 


La Costena Airlines - From Managua, Nicaragua's capital city


After clearing customs and immigration, exit the terminal and walk to the left. Just a short walk to the end of the airport terminal, you will find a separate terminal building for the regional airlines which provide service to Bluefields, Big Corn Island and Puerto Cabezas and others.

Reservations are required and can now be made online here.



SAMPLE ROUTE RATES FROM MANAGUA
Managua - Corn Island
Managua - Bluefield
Managua - San Carlos


 
LA COSTEŅA

Baggage Allowance (Applicable to flights operated on Cessna Grand Caravans)  
  • Checked baggage permitted: 1 piece with maximum weight of 30 lbs./13.6 kgs and up to 45 linear inches / 114 cm. (length + height + width)

Carry-On Baggage: 
In addition you are permitted to carry with you in the cabin the following items (restrictions apply):
 
  • A lady’s handbag or purse
  • An umbrella or walking stick
  • A reasonable amount of reading material for the flight
  • Infant’s food for consumption in flight
  • An overcoat, wrap or blanket
  • A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars
  • A Laptop computer
  • You may be required to check-in your carry-on bag in case of limited space in the passenger cabin. If this happens it is your responsibility to remove all items not suitable for transportation as checked baggage

Additional Fees  
Excess baggage will be charged at $1.20 per pound and will be considered standby bags.
 
Sports Equipment  
  • Surfboards: If you check them as part of your free baggage allowance, you can take up to 2 surfboards per flight. The charge is US$10 per surfboard each way. If you check them as extra luggage, they are considered standby bags.
  • Here are a few tips to pack your surfboards that you may find useful: Fins must be removed; Neither clothing nor any other articles are permitted inside the surfboard bags. Damaged packaging and/or packaging not resistant to normal handling are not accepted.
  • Damaged surfboard are not accepted either.

Other sports equipment
 
If you choose to check sports equipment as part of your regular baggage allowance and check another piece as excess baggage, the sports equipment will be subject to overweight/oversized baggage charges One of the following sports equipment is permitted per passenger (US $1.20 per pound):

  • Fishing: 2 fishing rods, 1 pair of boots, 1 net
  • Golf: 1 golf club bag (up to 62 inches) with up to 14 clubs, 12 golf balls and 1 pair golf shoes packed in the bag
  • Diving: 1 air regulator, 1pair rubber fins, 1 conventional harpoon, 1 diving mask, 1 wet suit, 1 weight belt
  • Archery: 1 bow plus arrows
  • Ski: 2 poles, 1pair each of skis, boots, and shoes

You may not transport as part of your baggage:
 
  • Windsurfing boards
  • Kayaks
  • Surfboards exceeding 6.9ft/2.1mts in length
  • Diving tanks


Tips for Packing  
  • Pack any and all valuable articles (money, jewelry, electronic devices, etc.) in your carry-on baggage.
  • Avoid excess baggage charges by complying with weight and size requirements.
  • Present any damaged baggage claims before leaving the airport. Please note that LA COSTEŅA is not responsible for minor damages, such as scratches, dents, lost wheels, etc., caused by normal handling or overstuffed bags.


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