Los Cabos International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Cabos
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico|
|Location|| San José del Cabo,|
Los Cabos Municipality,
Baja California Sur state,
|Elevation AMSL||374 ft / 114 m|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Los Cabos International Airport( IATA : SJD, ICAO : MMSD) is the sixth-busiest airport in Mexico and one of the Top 30 in Latin America, located at San José del Cabo in Los Cabos Municipality, Baja California Sur state, Mexico.
The airport serves San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, and the Los Cabos area.
From September 2011 until January 2012, the airport temporarily gained nonstop service to Asia with flights to Shanghai, China.
The airport handled 5,339,316 passengers in 2019, 65% of them from international destinations.It has become the most important airport in the state of Baja California Sur. Because of a dramatic increase in the number of holiday resorts and due to the region's fast population growth, the infrastructure of the airport is now insufficient compared to the increasing demand, causing a lack of available positions for aircraft during peak-hours, as in many other airports in Mexico.
On September 15, 2014, Los Cabos International Airport was badly damaged by Hurricane Odile. Planes were knocked against structures due to the winds from Odile. Many people went to the airport, demanding flights out of Cabo San Lucas. The Mexican government began airlifting the first of thousands of stranded tourists, free of charge, to airports in Tijuana, Mazatlan, Guadalajara and Mexico City to catch connecting flights and, in the case of foreigners, receive consular assistance.
In November 2019, British Carrier TUI Airways, commenced flights to and from London's Gatwick Airport, thus being the first European carrier to fly in and out of the Los Cabos area. This flight is flown on a Boeing 787.
The architect of Los Cabos International Airport's 1997 renovation and expansion was Mexican architect and great-grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain, Manuel De Santiago-de Borbón González Bravo. He was a member of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites), and his lifetime architectural legacy to Mexico adds to 11,000,000 square metres (120,000,000 sq ft) built nationwide, including famous buildings and national sites, as well as important national restorations like the Mexican Houses of Congress Palace (Palacio Legislativo de San Lázaro).
The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 operates domestic flights, and Terminal 2 operates international flights.
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|Aero Pacífico||Culiacán, Los Mochis|
|Air Canada||Seasonal: Calgary, Vancouver|
|Air Canada Rouge||Seasonal: Toronto–Pearson|
|Alaska Airlines|| Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA) |
Seasonal: Portland (OR), Sacramento, Seattle/Tacoma
|American Airlines|| Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Phoenix–Sky Harbor |
Seasonal: Austin, Charlotte, Chicago–O'Hare
|Calafia Airlines||Guadalajara, Loreto, Tijuana|
|Delta Air Lines|| Atlanta, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City |
Seasonal: Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle/Tacoma
|Interjet||Guadalajara, Mexico City (both suspended)|
|Magni||Mazatlán, Mexico City, Monterrey|
|Southwest Airlines|| Chicago–Midway, Denver (resumes July 1, 2020), Houston–Hobby (resumes July 1, 2020), Los Angeles, Phoenix-Sky Harbor (begins October 8, 2020), Sacramento, San Diego |
Seasonal: Austin, Baltimore, Oakland, San Jose (CA)
|Spirit Airlines||Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston–Intercontinental|
|Sun Country Airlines||Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth (begins June 5, 2020), Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Portland (OR), San Diego|
|Sunwing Airlines||Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Montréal–Trudeau, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg|
|Swoop||Seasonal: Edmonton, Winnipeg|
|United Airlines|| Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark |
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles
|United Express||Seasonal: Houston–Intercontinental|
|VivaAerobus|| Culiacán, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana, Toluca/Mexico City |
Seasonal: Guadalajara, Hermosillo
|Volaris|| Chihuahua (begins July 2, 2020), Culiacán, Guadalajara, León/El Bajío, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla (begins June 17, 2020), Tijuana |
Seasonal charter: Atlanta
|WestJet|| Calgary, Vancouver |
Seasonal: Edmonton, Kelowna, Victoria
|1||484,609||Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|2||193,312||Calafia Airlines, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||97,866||Calafia Airlines, VivaAerobús, Volaris|
|4||59,756||Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|5||57,613||Aero Pacífico, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|1||310,333||Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines|
|2||202,328||American Airlines, Spirit Airlines|
|3||177,848||Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, United Express|
|5||124,167||Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines|
|6||117,054||Alaska Airlines, United Airlines|
|7||81,901||American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines|
|8||76,217||Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines|
|9||61,032||Air Canada, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet|
|10||55,727||Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines|
|11||54,589||Delta Air Lines|
|12||54,250||Air Canada, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet|
|13||53,616||Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines|
|15||30,286||Air Canada Rouge, Sunwing Airlines|
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