Guam Won Pat (GUM) Airport
Guam Won Pat GUM Airport Overview
GUM Airport is located three miles east of the capital city of Hagatna, and is situated in the heart of Guam's business district. Its close proximity to Asia places the island in a unique role as being an 'Asian tiger with American stripes'.
With two long runways and an estimated 2.8 million passengers a year, Won Pat Airport is hub for both United and Asia Pacific Airlines, and is served by a number of airlines offering flights to the United States, to Asia, Australia and to various Pacific islands.
A.B. Won Pat Airport has one passenger terminal.
Present & Future airport developments: In July 2014 it was announced that a new baggage handling system (B|HS) is to be in place by 2016, doubling capaciy of baggage handling & screening, while creating more room for passenger traffic due to elimination of x-ray pods from ticket lobby. While the current manual baggage system can only screen 200 bags/hr - the new state-of-the-art system will be able to handle 680 bags/hr.