STEP 2: FLY TO BIG CORN ISLAND
Flights from Managua to Big Corn Island are operated by La Costeña airline, which is right next to the Managua Airport (Augusto C. Sandino International Airport). When you exit the Managua Airport doors, turn left and walk to the end of the airport, and you will see the La Costeña terminal. (5 minute walk). You can book your La Costeña flights online www.lacostena.com.ni or via a phone call +505 2298 5360. You can ask for an English speaking assistant. If you have any issues please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can assist you with this process. Return flights cost $170 USD per person and are non-refundable. Date changes cost $30 USD per ticket.
Your flight ticket price does not include airport taxes ($10 USD per person), which can be paid directly at La Costeña’s check in area. It is advised that you make reservations in advance, as seats can be limited at last minute (especially during busy periods). Please note that you can only take 30 lbs of checked luggage and a single carry-on with you. More than this will incur a charge of $1.20 USD per additional pound.
Flights currently run 2-3 times daily from Managua. Please be aware that flights from Managua sometimes stop on the way to Big Corn Island at Bluefields airport for 10 to 15 minutes to let passengers on or off.
PLEASE NOTE: We suggest booking the afternoon flight from Managua to Big Corn Island, so you can be checked straight into your room when you arrive on the island.