Managua Airport Instructions



Please verify at least a month in advance that your passport is current and email us a colored copy at


Please send us a copy of your itinerary at


When you check your baggage (Stateside) they will give you stickers with numbers associated to your bags. Do not lose them! When you go through customs and baggage claim in Nicaragua, they will ask to see those stickers.


Your reason for travel is tourism. The customs form will ask for destination address and use the following:


       Brandon & Hannah Weidman
       Farmacia Gulmara 4.5 cuadras al norte
       Masatepe, Nicaragua
       8737-8266 (claro)


The Customs agent will charge you $10 cash to enter, so make sure you have that handy. 


When you arrive:
After you get your bags, you will go through another security check point. Stay inside and pass through the sliding doors where you’ll see a lot of people waiting. The person picking you up will be in that area. Do not go outside or leave your baggage.


Nicaragua does accept American Dollars, but it must be clean, not worn or torn.


The weather averages 85º year round during the day and drops down to mid 70’s at night. The dry season is from December through April. The raining season is May through November and the wettest months are September through November.



Clothing: Bring comfortable, casual attire for every day wear, dress clothes for church services, and project clothes that can get dirty. Please be mindful of the message on t-shirts. Additionally, ladies, it’s advisable to dress on the conservative side.

Jewelry: Please leave all valuable jewelry at home.

Electronics:  You are limited to one laptop per carry-on and checked bag. Remember your chargers! There is no need to bring outlet converters. Bring a flashlight.

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