Mexico City International Airport

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Mexico City International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México
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Mexico City Airport Terminal 2
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGrupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México
Operator Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
ServesMexico City, Mexico
Location Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation  AMSL 7,316 ft / 2,230 m
Coordinates 19°26′10″N099°04′19″W / 19.43611°N 99.07194°W / 19.43611; -99.07194 Coordinates: 19°26′10″N099°04′19″W / 19.43611°N 99.07194°W / 19.43611; -99.07194
Website aicm.com.mx
Map
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MEX
Location within Mexico City
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MEX
MEX (Mexico)
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MEX (North America)
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
05R/23L3,90012,795 Asphalt
05L/23R3,95212,966Asphalt
13/312,3007,546Asphalt
5 Auxiliar7592,490Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers47,700,547 Increase2.svg 6.6%
Cargo tonnage581,675.28 Increase2.svg 8.27%
Source: DAFIF [1] [2]
Statistics: Airport website [3]

Mexico City International Airport (Spanish : Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México, AICM); officially Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez (Benito Juárez International Airport) ( IATA : MEX, ICAO : MMMX) is an international airport that serves Greater Mexico City. It is Mexico's and Latin America's busiest airport by passenger traffic and aircraft movements. The airport sustains 35,000 jobs directly and around 15,000 indirectly in the immediate area. [4] The airport is owned by Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México and operated by Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, the government-owned corporation, which also operates 22 other airports throughout Mexico. [5] In recent years Toluca Airport has become an alternate airport. [6]

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This airport is served by 30 domestic and international passenger airlines and 17 cargo carriers. As the main hub for Mexico's largest airline Aeroméxico (with Aeroméxico Connect), the airport has become a SkyTeam hub. It is also a hub for Aeromar, Interjet, Volaris, and a focus city for VivaAerobus. On a typical day, more than 100,000 passengers [3] pass through the airport to and from more than 100 destinations on four continents. In 2018, the airport handled 47,700,547 passengers, a 6.6% increase compared to 2017. [7]

Aerovías de México, S.A. de C.V. operating as Aeroméxico, is the flag carrier airline of Mexico based in Mexico City. It operates scheduled services to more than 90 destinations in Mexico; North, South and Central America; the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Its main base and hub is in Mexico City, with secondary hubs in Guadalajara and Monterrey. The headquarters is in the financial district on Paseo de la Reforma, formerly in its own building overlooking the Diana the Huntress Fountain, but moved down the street in 2017 to the Torre MAPFRE tower across from the Mexican Stock Exchange while the old building is demolished and replaced with a much taller new tower.

Aeroméxico Connect Mexican regional airline

Aerolitoral, S.A. de C.V., DBA Aeroméxico Connect, and formerly known as Aerolitoral, is the regional airline of Aeroméxico operating Embraer E-170 and E-190 aircraft, with crew bases in Mexico City and Monterrey. It is headquartered in Monterrey. It operates feeder services to AeroMéxico's hub airports, using 4 digit flight numbers. It is considered the biggest and most important regional airline in Mexico, offering more than 300 scheduled flights daily to 45 destinations in Mexico, 11 in the United States, 6 in Central America, 2 in the Caribbean, and 1 in South America. Its main bases are Mexico City and Monterrey and as well focus cities in Guadalajara, Leon, and Tijuana. Aeromexico Connect flights are marketed as Aeromexico.

SkyTeam global airline alliance

SkyTeam is an airline alliance. Founded in June 2000, SkyTeam was the last of the three major airline alliances to be formed, the first two being Star Alliance and Oneworld. Its annual passenger count is 730 million (2017), the largest of the three major alliances.As of January 2019, SkyTeam consists of 19 carriers from five continents and operates with the slogan "Caring more about you". It also operates a cargo alliance named SkyTeam Cargo, which partners ten carriers, all of them SkyTeam members. Its centralised management team, SkyTeam Central, is based at the World Trade Center Schiphol Airport on the grounds of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands.

Operating near the limits of its capacity, [8] calls for replacing the airport were announced in September 2014, with the proposed location to be built 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north-northeast of the current airport, east of Ecatepec. [9] [10] In January 2019, construction of the new airport was cancelled. [11]

New International Airport for Mexico City may refer to:

Location

Located at the neighbourhood of Peñón de los Baños within Venustiano Carranza, one of the sixteen boroughs into which Mexico City is divided, the airport is 5 km (3.1 mi) east from Downtown Mexico City and is surrounded by the built-up areas of Gustavo A. Madero to the north and Venustiano Carranza to the west, south and east. As the airport is located on the east side of Mexico City and its runways run southwest-northeast, an airliner's landing approach is usually directly over the conurbation of Mexico City when the wind is from the northeast. Therefore, there is an important overflying problem and noise pollution. [12] [13]

Mexico City Capital City in Mexico, Mexico

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. It is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.

Historic center of Mexico City Place in Mexico City, Mexico

The historic center of Mexico City, also known as the Centro or Centro Histórico, is the central neighborhood in Mexico City, Mexico, focused on Zócalo or main plaza and extending in all directions for a number of blocks, with its farthest extent being west to the Alameda Central. The Zocalo is the largest plaza in Latin America. It can hold up to nearly 100,000 people.

History

Origins

Inauguration of Iberia's Mexico City-Madrid route, March 1, 1950 Vuelo inaugural Iberia Madrid - Mexico (1950).jpg
Inauguration of Iberia's Mexico City-Madrid route, March 1, 1950

The original site, known as Llanos de Balbuena, had been used for aeronautical activities since 1910, when Alberto Braniff became the first to fly an aeroplane in Mexico, and in Latin America. [14] [15] The flight was onboard of a Voisin biplane. On November 30, 1911, President Francisco I. Madero, was the first head of State in the world to fly onboard of a Deperdussin airplane piloted by Geo M. Dyott of Moisant International. [16] [17] In 1915 the airport first opened as Balbuena Military Airport with five runways. Construction of a small civilian airport began in 1928. The first landing was on November 5, 1928, and regular service started in 1929, but was officially inaugurated on May 15, 1931. On July 8, 1943, the Official Gazette of the Federation published a decree that acknowledged Mexico City's Central Airport as an international airport, capable of managing international arrivals and departures of passengers and aircraft. Its first international route was to Los Angeles International Airport operated by Mexicana. Construction of Runway 05D-23I started six years later, as well as new facilities such as a platform, a terminal building, a control tower and offices for the authorities. The runway started its operations in 1951. On November 19, 1952, President Miguel Alemán opened the passenger terminal, which later became Terminal 1. [18]

Voisin 1907 biplane

The 1907 Voisin biplane, was the first successful powered aircraft designed by aeronautical engineer and manufacturer Gabriel Voisin. It was used by the French aviator Henri Farman to make the first heavier-than-air flight lasting more than a minute in Europe, and also to make the first full circle. The first examples of the aircraft were known by the name of their owners, for instance the Delagrange I, or the Henri Farman n°1. Farman made many modifications to his aircraft, and these were incorporated into later production aircraft built by Voisin. The type enjoyed widespread success, and around sixty were built.

Francisco I. Madero 19th and 20th-century Mexican revolutionary leader and president

Francisco Indalesio Madero González was a Mexican revolutionary, writer and statesman who served as the 33rd president of Mexico from 1911 until shortly before his assassination in 1913. He was an advocate for social justice and democracy. Madero was notable for challenging Mexican President Porfirio Díaz for the presidency in 1910 and being instrumental in sparking the Mexican Revolution.

Los Angeles International Airport airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area

Los Angeles International Airport, locally referred to as LAX, is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California, United States, and its surrounding metropolitan area.

In 1956 the airport had four runways in service: 05L-23R (2,720m long, 40m wide), 05R-23L (3,000m long, 45m wide), with electric lights for night-time service; 13-31 (2,300m long, 40m wide) which had been built to relieve 14-32, to which residential areas had encroached too closely; and 5 Auxiliar (759m long). [19]

1960s–1990s

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President and Mrs. Kennedy disembark Air Force One, June 29, 1962

On December 2, 1963, Walter C. Buchanan, former director of the Transport and Communications Department (SCT), changed the airport's name "Aeropuerto Central" (Central Airport) to "Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México" (Mexico City International Airport). [20]

In the 1970s, president Luis Echeverría closed the two remaining shorter runways (13/31 and 5 Auxiliar); on the land of 13-31 a social housing complex was built, Unidad Fiviport. [21] [22] [23] leaving the two parallel runways. In 1980, the terminal was expanded to double its capacity, using a single large terminal rather than multiple terminals as in other airports. Ten years later in 1990, the mixed domestic/international gates were separated to increase the terminal's functionality, along with the separation of domestic and international check-in halls. [ citation needed ]

On November 24, 1978, the "Mexico" Control Tower began its operations; it has been in service since then. [20]

The AICM has continually improved its infrastructure. On August 15, 1979, and after about a year of remodeling works, the terminal building reopened to the public; the airport continued its operations during the renovation, which improved passenger transit with better space distribution in walkways and rooms. [24]

Due to constant growth in demand of both passengers and operations, on January 13, 1994, the Official Gazette of the Federation, published a presidential decree that prohibited general aviation operations in the AICM, which were moved to Toluca International Airport in order to clear air traffic in the capital's airport. [25]

Renovations to the AICM continued and on April 11, 1994, a new International Terminal building was ready and operational. It was built by a private contractor according to a co-investment agreement with Airports and Auxiliary Services. In 2001, in order to further improve service to passengers, construction for Module XI started. This Module permitted eight new contact positions in the Airport Terminal, capable of receiving eight regular airplanes, two wide-body, or four narrow-body aircraft. [26]

2003–2007 expansion

Because of the increasing traffic, president Vicente Fox announced the construction of a new, larger airport on 5,000 ha (12,000 acres) in the municipalities of Texcoco and San Salvador Atenco, but when local violent protests took place in 2002, the new airport was cancelled. [27] Instead, to respond to the growing demand and aiming to position the AICM as one of the greatest in terms of quality, services, security, and operational functionality, on May 30, 2003, the Federal Government announced an update: an extension to the air terminal in order to widen its service capacity from 20 million to 32 million passengers a year. This program was part of the Metropolitan Airport System, promoted by the Federal Administration. The Communications and Transportation Ministry (SCT), Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA) and AICM performed expansion and remodeling work on Terminal 1, over a surface area of 90,000 square metres (970,000 sq ft); 48,000 of which were new construction and 42,000 of which were remodeled. The renovations include new airline counters, commercial spaces and an elevator for people with disabilities, which improved the flow of passengers with domestic destinations.

Among other works performed in the international area, a long-distance bus terminal was built with connections to Puebla, Cuernavaca, Pachuca, Toluca, Querétaro and Orizaba. The new bus station has access to a food court and the international arrivals and departures area, as well as a pedestrian bridge that connects to "The Peñón de los Baños" neighborhood.

The airport was formally named after the 19th-century president Benito Juárez in 2006. [28]

On November 15, 2007, Terminal 2 was opened, significantly increasing the airport's capacity. All SkyTeam members moved their operations to the new terminal, except Air France and KLM. It was officially inaugurated in March 2008, once the new road accesses and taxiways were finished. Terminal 2 increased the airport's contact positions by 40% and the operational capacity by 15%. The terminal was inaugurated by former President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. [29]

Lack of capacity and slot restriction

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The airport as seen from an aircraft in 2011.
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aerial view of the airport before the construction of Terminal 2.

The airport has suffered from a lack of capacity due to restrictions on expansion, since it is located in a densely populated area. In 2014, Mexican authorities established and declared a maximum capacity of 61 operations per hour with a total of 16 rush hours (7:00 –22:59). [30] Another issue with the airport is the limitation that its two runways provide, since they are used at 97.3% of their maximum capacity, leaving a very short room for new operations into the airport. Only government, military, commercial, and specially authorised aircraft are allowed to land at the airport. Private aircraft must use alternate airports, such as Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport in Toluca, General Mariano Matamoros Airport in Cuernavaca, or Hermanos Serdán International Airport in Puebla.

Failed attempt to replace the airport

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Architect Fernando Romero and the scale model of the New Mexico City airport.

The construction of a new Mexico City international airport was announced by Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto on September 2, 2014, [31] who said that it would be emblemático, or a national symbol. The new airport would replace the current Mexico City International Airport, which is at capacity. It would have had one large terminal of 6,000,000 square feet (560,000 m2) and six runways: two of each 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi; 15,000 ft) length and four of each 4 kilometres (2.5 mi; 13,000 ft) length. The architects were Sir Norman Foster and Fernando Romero, son-in-law of billionaire Carlos Slim and architect of the Soumaya Museum. [32] [33]

Construction would have taken eight years and depending on the source, was estimated to cost 120 or 169 billion Mexican pesos, about 9–13 billion U.S. dollars. It would have been built on land already owned by the federal government in the Zona Federal del Lago de Texcoco, between Ecatepec and Atenco in the State of Mexico, about 10 km northeast of the current airport. [34] [35]

The terminal would have been sustainable, aimed at a LEED Platinum certification. [36]

The project, however, was cancelled on October 30, 2018 after voters voted against a referendum related to the airport. [37] The costs of cancellation are estimated in over US$5 billion. [38]

Terminals and facilities

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Terminal layout before T2.
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Terminal layout after T2 was built.
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External facade of Terminal 2.
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Terminal 2 - Departures waiting area.
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Terminal 2 - Display screens.
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Terminal 2 - Hall L3 Check-in counters.
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Central corridor at T2.

Terminals

Mexico City International Airport has two passenger terminals. Terminal 1 is separated from Terminal 2 by the runways.

Terminal 1

  • Opened in 1958; expanded in 1970, 1989, 1998, 2000 and 2004
  • Overall terminal surface: 542,000 m2 (5,830,000 sq ft)
  • Contact positions: 33
  • Remote positions: 17 (34 Before New T2 was built)
  • Number of jetways: 33
  • Number of airside halls: 10
  • Number of landside (check-in) halls: 9
  • Number of mobile-lounges: 11
  • Hotel service:
  • Parking service: 3,100 vehicles (Domestic), 2,400 vehicles (International)
  • Space per passenger in T1: 17 m2 (180 sq ft)
  • Number of baggage claim carousels: 22

Terminal 2

  • Opened in 2007
  • Overall terminal surface: 288,000 m2 (3,100,000 sq ft)
  • Contact positions: 23
  • Remote positions: 18 (Aeromar and Aeroméxico Connect)
  • Number of jetways: 23
  • Number of airside halls: 2 (Domestic, International)
  • Number of landside (check-in) halls: 3 (L1, L2, L3)
  • Hotel service:
    • 287 room NH
  • Parking service: 3,000 vehicles
  • Space per passenger in T2: 22 m2 (240 sq ft)
  • Number of baggage claim carousels: 15)
  • Platform surface: 426,000 m2 (4,590,000 sq ft)
  • Inter-terminal Aerotrén capacity: 7,800 daily passengers

Terminal 2 was built over a surface area of 242,666.55m² and has modern security systems, in accordance with international standards including a passenger traffic separation systems. The new facility will help AICM increase its capacity to 32 million passengers per year.

Air operations in the new facilities began on November 15, 2007, with flights by Aeromar and Delta Air Lines, and later AeroMéxico, Copa, LAN and Continental Airlines. Terminal 2 was formally inaugurated by former Presidente Felipe Calderón Hinojosa on March 26, 2008.

These projects were done without affecting airplane takeoffs and landings, and will help Mexico City International Airport offer better services, and respond to the growing demand of passengers and operations in the coming years.

Terminal 2 now houses all Aeroméxico flights out of the airport, becoming the airline's main distribution center. Although the terminal was intended to be served by all-SkyTeam member airlines, Air France and KLM decided to remain at Terminal 1.

Other facilities

Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, a government-owned corporation that operates airports in Mexico, has its headquarters on the airport property., [39] Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. [40] The Aeromar headquarters are located in Hangar 7 in Zone D of the General Aviation Terminal of the airport. [41] [42] Aviacsa had its headquarters in Hangar 1 in Zone C, but ceased operations on May 4, 2011. [43]

Airlines and destinations

The airport connects 52 domestic and 50 international destinations in Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. Aeromexico serves the largest number of cities from any Latin American hub (80), 46 domestic and 34 international. [44] Most prominent foreign airlines are United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Avianca Holdings. Aeroméxico/Aeroméxico Connect operates the most departures from the airport followed by Interjet, Volaris, and Aeromar. Aeroméxico also operates to the most destinations followed by Interjet.

Passenger

Terminal 2 - Aeromexico and Delta aircraft parked at North Concourse. Aeromexico is the largest carrier operating at Benito Juarez Airport. 15-07-21-Flug-MEX-CDG-RalfR-N3S 9763.jpg
Terminal 2 - Aeroméxico and Delta aircraft parked at North Concourse. Aeroméxico is the largest carrier operating at Benito Juárez Airport.
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KLM Boeing 747 arriving from Schiphol.
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British Airways Boeing 747-400 landing from Heathrow Airport.
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Iberia Airbus A340-600 taxiing at the airport.
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Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800 taking off to Panama City.
American Airlines Boeing 737-800. The airline operates 105 flights per week to 5 destinations in the U.S. N963AN Boeing B.737 American Airlines (7630381328).jpg
American Airlines Boeing 737-800. The airline operates 105 flights per week to 5 destinations in the U.S.
Aeromexico Connect Embraer 190 taxiing with T2 in the background. Connect operates 51 destinations from the airport. XA-EAC Embraer Emb.190 AeroMexico Connect (7630310148).jpg
Aeroméxico Connect Embraer 190 taxiing with T2 in the background. Connect operates 51 destinations from the airport.
Interjet aircraft parked at the side of T1. Interjet links the airport with 51 destinations within Mexico and other 7 countries. InterJet Tails (7635580920).jpg
Interjet aircraft parked at the side of T1. Interjet links the airport with 51 destinations within Mexico and other 7 countries.

This table lists passengers flights served with a nonstop or direct flight with no change of aircraft carrying passengers originating in Mexico City according to the airlines' published schedules, unless otherwise noted.

AirlinesDestinations
Aeromar Acapulco, Ciudad Victoria, Colima, Guadalajara, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Ixtepec, Lázaro Cárdenas, McAllen, Oaxaca, Piedras Negras, Poza Rica, Puerto Escondido, Puerto Vallarta, San Luis Potosí, Tepic, Veracruz
Aeroméxico Acapulco, Amsterdam, Bogotá, Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Cali (begins July 16, 2019), [45] Cancún, Chicago–O'Hare, Chihuahua, Culiacán, Detroit, Guadalajara, Guatemala City, Guayaquil, Havana, Hermosillo, Las Vegas, León/El Bajío, Lima, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mazatlán, Medellín–JMC, Mérida, Mexicali, Miami, Monterrey, Montréal–Trudeau, New York–JFK, Orlando, Panama City, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Puerto Vallarta, Quito, San Francisco, San José del Cabo, San José de Costa Rica, Santiago de Chile, Santo Domingo–Las Américas, São Paulo–Guarulhos, Seattle/Tacoma, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong, Tijuana, Tokyo–Narita, Toronto–Pearson, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Vancouver, Villahermosa
Seasonal: Barcelona, Calgary, Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Juárez, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Tapachula
Aeroméxico Connect Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Austin, Campeche, Cancún, Chihuahua, Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón, Culiacán, Dallas/Fort Worth, Durango, Guadalajara, Guatemala City, Hermosillo, Houston–Intercontinental, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, La Paz, León/El Bajío, Los Mochis, Managua, Manzanillo, Matamoros, Mazatlán, Mérida, Mexicali, Minatitlán/Coatzacoalcos, Monterrey, Morelia, Nuevo Laredo, Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, Querétaro, Reynosa, Saltillo, San Antonio, San José del Cabo, San Luis Potosí, San Pedro Sula, San Salvador, Tampico, Tapachula, Tijuana, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa, Zacatecas
Seasonal: Belize City, Liberia
Air Canada Vancouver
Air Canada Rouge Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
All Nippon Airways Tokyo–Narita
American Airlines Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, Phoenix–Sky Harbor
Avianca Bogotá
Avianca El Salvador San Salvador
Avianca Peru Lima
British Airways London–Heathrow
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou 1
Copa Airlines Panama City
Cubana de Aviación Havana
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–JFK, Salt Lake City
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital 2
Iberia Madrid
Interjet Acapulco, Bogotá, Campeche, Cancún, Chetumal, Chicago–O'Hare, Chihuahua, Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Juárez, Cozumel, Culiacán, Dallas/Fort Worth, Guadalajara, Guatemala City, Guayaquil (begins June 21, 2019), [46] Havana, Hermosillo, Houston–Intercontinental, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Las Vegas, León/El Bajío, Lima, Los Angeles, Mazatlán, Medellín–JMC, Mérida, Miami, Monterrey, Montréal–Trudeau, New York–JFK, Oaxaca, Orlando, Palenque, Puerto Escondido, Puerto Vallarta, San Antonio, San José del Cabo, San José de Costa Rica, San Salvador, Santa Clara, Tampico, Tijuana, Toronto–Pearson, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Vancouver, Varadero, Veracruz, Villahermosa
JetBlue Boston, Fort Lauderdale, New York–JFK, Orlando
KLM Amsterdam
LATAM Brasil São Paulo–Guarulhos
LATAM Chile Santiago de Chile
LATAM Perú Lima
Lufthansa Frankfurt, Munich
Magnicharters Cancún, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mérida, Puerto Vallarta, San José del Cabo
Seasonal: Cozumel, Manzanillo
Turkish Airlines Istanbul 3 (begins August 22, 2019) [47]
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles
VivaAerobus Cancún, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Las Vegas, Mazatlán, Mérida, Monterrey, New York–JFK, Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido, Puerto Vallarta, Reynosa, San José del Cabo, Tijuana, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Villahermosa, Zacatecas
Charter: Havana, Varadero
Volaris Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cancún, Chetumal, Chicago–O'Hare, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón, Colima, Cozumel, Culiacán, Denver, Durango, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Huatulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, La Paz, Las Vegas, León/El Bajío, Los Angeles, Los Mochis, Mazatlán, Mérida, Mexicali, Miami, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Orlando, Puerto Escondido, Puerto Vallarta, San Antonio, San Francisco, San José del Cabo, San Luis Potosí, San Salvador (begins August 17, 2019), [48] Tapachula, Tepic, Tijuana, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz
Seasonal: Oakland
Volaris Costa Rica Guatemala City, San José de Costa Rica
Wingo Bogotá
Notes

^1 China Southern's flight from Mexico City to Guangzhou makes a stop in Vancouver, however the airline doesn't have local traffic rights between Mexico City and Vancouver. [49]

^2 Hainan's flight from Mexico City to Beijing makes a stop in Tijuana, however the airline doesn't have local traffic rights between Mexico City and Tijuana.

^3 Turkish Airlines's flight from Mexico City to Istanbul makes a stop in Cancún, however the airline doesn't have local traffic rights between Mexico City and Cancún.

Other Services

In addition to the scheduled airlines above, Mexico City airport is used by some further airlines for chartered flights including:

Cargo

Cargolux Boeing 747-400F landing at the airport. Boeing 747-428F(SCD), Cargolux Airlines International JP6047248.jpg
Cargolux Boeing 747-400F landing at the airport.
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UPS Airlines Airbus A300-600RF landing from Louisville, KY
Aerounion 300B4-200F on final approach at Benito Juarez airport. XA-LRL Airbus A.300F Aero Union (7629616562).jpg
Aerounión 300B4-200F on final approach at Benito Juárez airport.
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Atlas Air 747-400F taking off to Huntsville, AL

As of January 2018, Mexico City airport is served by 19 cargo airlines flying directly to Europe, Central, North and South America, Middle East, Africa and East Asia. The following airlines operate the scheduled destinations below.

AirlinesDestinations
AeroUnion Chicago–O'Hare, Cincinnati, Guadalajara, León/El Bajío, Los Angeles, Miami, Monterrey
Air France Cargo Atlanta, Guadalajara, Houston–Intercontinental, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Porto
Amerijet International Miami
Atlas Air Huntsville
Avianca Cargo Bogotá
CAL Cargo Air Lines Liège [50]
CargoLogicAir Atlanta, [51] Frankfurt, [51] London-Stansted [51]
Cargolux Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston–Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, New York–JFK
Cargolux Italia Milan–Malpensa
Cathay Pacific Cargo Anchorage, Guadalajara, Hong Kong, Los Angeles [52]
DHL Aviation Cincinnati, Guadalajara, Los Angeles
Seasonal: Guatemala City
Emirates SkyCargo Copenhagen, Dubai–Al Maktoum, Frankfurt, Houston–Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Quito, Zaragoza [53]
Estafeta Air Cargo San Luis Potosí, Villahermosa
Seasonal: Mérida
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Addis Ababa, Los Angeles, Zaragoza
IAG Cargo Madrid
LATAM Cargo México Bogotá, Campinas–Viracopos, Caracas, Guadalajara, Guatemala City, Los Angeles, Manaus, Mérida, Miami, San José de Costa Rica
Lufthansa Cargo Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, New York–JFK
Qatar Airways Cargo Atlanta, Doha, Houston–Intercontinental, Liège, Los Angeles, [54] Luxembourg, Macau, Paris, [55] Zaragoza
Turkish Airlines Cargo Bogotá, Curaçao, Houston–Intercontinental, Istanbul–Atatürk, Maastricht, Madrid
UPS Airlines Louisville

Airlines providing on-demand cargo services

Traffic statistics

In 2018, Mexico City International Airport moved 47,700,547 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Latin America in terms of total passengers. It registered a year-to-year increase of 6.6%. [7]

In terms of international passengers, it is the busiest airport in Latin America with 17,204,824 passengers. [3]

The airport is the busiest in Latin America by aircraft movements with 24% more operations than Bogotá-El Dorado [56] and 44.65% more than São Paulo-Guarulhos. [57] It is the 15th busiest airport in the world in terms of aircraft departures. [58] In 2018, the airport handled 458,588 aircraft operations, an average of 1,256 operations per day. [7]

Regarding cargo, the airport is also the busiest in the country and the second busiest in Latin America, after El Dorado International Airport [56] in Bogotá. During 2018, it moved 581,675.28 tons, an annual increase of 8.27%. The net growth of 44,000 tons was the biggest in the region. [7]

Mexico City Airport Passengers – 1990–2018 (millions)
Mexico City International Airport
Updated: January 11, 2019.



Cargo [metric tons]
YearDomestic% changeInternational% changeTotal% change
2018101,774.72Increase2.svg 2.49479,900.56Increase2.svg 9.58581,675.28Increase2.svg 8.27
201799,303.94Increase2.svg 8.15437,958.75Increase2.svg 11.83537,262.69Increase2.svg 11.13
201691,820.00Increase2.svg 11.84391,613.40Increase2.svg 7.35483,433.40Increase2.svg 8.17
201582,100.42Increase2.svg 21.92364,814.69Increase2.svg 10.14446,915.11Increase2.svg 12.13
201467,341.85Increase2.svg 5.75331,214.62Increase2.svg 5.85398,556.47Increase2.svg 5.83
201363,678.54Decrease2.svg 19.05312,911.31Decrease2.svg 1.71376,589.85Decrease2.svg 5.15
201278,666.10Decrease2.svg 4.01318,351.98Decrease2.svg 3.38397,018.08Decrease2.svg 3.51
201181,953.37Decrease2.svg 3.41329,502.22Increase2.svg 6.90411,455.59Increase2.svg 4.68
201084,846.88Increase2.svg 1.01308,228.992Increase2.svg 29.98393,075.87Increase2.svg 22.40
200983,999.43Decrease2.svg 13.47237,134.01Decrease2.svg 15.01321,133.44Decrease2.svg 14.61
200897,070.08-279,025.63-376,095.71-

Busiest routes, 2018

Domestic [60]
(includes traffic in both directions)
RankAirportPassengers
2018
Passengers
2017
%
Change
Rank
Change
Airline(s)
1 Cancún, Quintana Roo 4,990,6474,726,604Increase2.svg5.59Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2 Monterrey, Nuevo León 3,452,4213,201,636Increase2.svg7.83Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3 Guadalajara, Jalisco 3,167,4382,994,975Increase2.svg5.76Steady2.svgAeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
4 Tijuana, Baja California 1,964,4601,949,537Increase2.svg0.77Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
5 Mérida, Yucatán 1,686,2561,500,472Increase2.svg12.38Steady2.svgAeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
6 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 956,419873,581Increase2.svg9.48Increase2.svg1Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
7 Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas 931,000928,638Increase2.svg0.25Decrease2.svg1Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
8 San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur 844,785763,590Increase2.svg10.63Increase2.svg2Aeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
9 Villahermosa, Tabasco 805,807791,416Increase2.svg1.82Decrease2.svg1Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
10 Chihuahua, Chihuahua 769,778772,474Decrease2.svg0.35Decrease2.svg1Aeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
11 Hermosillo, Sonora 749,957714,227Increase2.svg5.00Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris
12 Oaxaca, Oaxaca 644,544596,635Increase2.svg8.03Increase2.svg1Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris
13 Huatulco, Oaxaca 606,160609,593Decrease2.svg0.56Decrease2.svg1Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
14 Culiacán, Sinaloa 593,181565,237Increase2.svg4.94Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris
15 Veracruz, Veracruz 560,474540,981Increase2.svg3.60Steady2.svgAeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet
16 Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua 556,245537,886Increase2.svg3.41Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus
17 Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Coahuila 506,486469,867Increase2.svg7.79Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus
18 Acapulco, Guerrero 476,406452,985Increase2.svg5.17Steady2.svgAeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet
19 León/El Bajío, Guanajuato 469,675411,971Increase2.svg14.01Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet
20 Mazatlán, Sinaloa 445,281401,822Increase2.svg10.82Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
21 Tampico, Tamaulipas 417,690393,606Increase2.svg6.12Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet
22 Mexicali, Baja California 390,041391,676Increase2.svg6.19Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Volaris
23 Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes 345,992336,034Increase2.svg2.96Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico, Interjet
24 San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí 323,862288,625Increase2.svg12.21Increase2.svg2Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet
25 Tapachula, Chiapas 320,797287,067Increase2.svg11.75Increase2.svg3Aeroméxico, Volaris
26 Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Guerrero 320,111338,800Decrease2.svg5.52Decrease2.svg3Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
27 Chetumal, Quintana Roo 318,923267,791Increase2.svg19.09Increase2.svg2Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
28 La Paz, Baja California Sur 309,462288,363Increase2.svg7.32Decrease2.svg1Aeroméxico, Volaris
29 Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca 271,937255,831Increase2.svg6.30Increase2.svg1Aeromar, Interjet, VivaAerobus
30 Reynosa, Tamaulipas 269,898299,193Decrease2.svg9.79Decrease2.svg5Aeroméxico, VivaAerobus


International [60]
(includes traffic in both directions)
RankAirportPassengers
2018
Passengers
2017
%
Change
Rank
Change
Airline(s)
1 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles, USA 1,236,1681,243,187Decrease2.svg0.56Steady2.svgAeroméxico, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Interjet, Volaris
2 Flag of the United States.svg Houston, USA (airports George Bush & Hobby) [Notes 1] 1,049,8381,012,793Increase2.svg3.66Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines
3 Flag of the United States.svg New York-JFK, USA 1,009,024878,274Increase2.svg14.89Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Delta Air Lines, Interjet, JetBlue Airways, VivaAerobus, Volaris
4 Flag of Colombia.svg Bogotá, Colombia 849,590734,194Increase2.svg15.72Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Avianca, Interjet, Wingo
5 Flag of Spain.svg Madrid, Spain 779,777680,103Increase2.svg14.66Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Iberia
6 Flag of the United States.svg Miami, USA 663,277669,764Decrease2.svg0.97Steady2.svgAeroméxico, American Airlines, Interjet, Volaris
7 Flag of the United States.svg Dallas/Fort Worth, USA 658,552607,338Increase2.svg8.43Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico, American Airlines, Interjet
8 Flag of the United States.svg Chicago-O’Hare, USA 649,473644,468Increase2.svg0.78Decrease2.svg1Aeroméxico, Interjet, United Airlines, Volaris
9 Flag of Peru.svg Lima, Peru 630,227553,297Increase2.svg13.90Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Avianca Peru, Interjet, LATAM Perú
10 Flag of Panama.svg Panama City-Tocumen, Panama 522,505530,570Decrease2.svg1.52Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Copa Airlines
11 Flag of France.svg Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France 506,519484,935Increase2.svg4.45Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico, Air France
12 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala City, Guatemala 454,479397,282Increase2.svg14.40Increase2.svg2Aeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris Costa Rica
13 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Toronto-Pearson, Canada 453,353336,847Increase2.svg34.59Increase2.svg5Aeroméxico, Air Canada Rouge, Interjet
14 Flag of the United States.svg Orlando, USA 443,465390,496Increase2.svg13.56Increase2.svg2Aeroméxico, Interjet, JetBlue Airways, Volaris
15 Flag of the United States.svg San Francisco, USA 436,078494,195Decrease2.svg11.76Decrease2.svg4Aeroméxico, United Airlines, Volaris
16 Flag of the United States.svg Las Vegas, USA 432,984346,917Increase2.svg24.81Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
17 Flag of Cuba.svg Havana, Cuba 423,135396,955Increase2.svg6.60Decrease2.svg2Aeroméxico, Cubana de Aviación, Interjet
18 Flag of the United States.svg Atlanta, USA 416,570450,045Decrease2.svg7.44Decrease2.svg5Delta Air Lines
19 Flag of Costa Rica.svg San José, Costa Rica 392,136332,353Increase2.svg17.99Steady2.svgAeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris Costa Rica
20 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Vancouver, Canada 357,029258,195Increase2.svg38.28Increase2.svg4Aeroméxico, Air Canada, Interjet
21 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Amsterdam, Netherlands 333,992307,348Increase2.svg8.67Steady2.svgAeroméxico, KLM
22 Flag of Brazil.svg São Paulo–Guarulhos, Brazil 326,023311,633Increase2.svg4.62Decrease2.svg2Aeroméxico, LATAM Brasil
23 Flag of Chile.svg Santiago, Chile 289,167304,039Decrease2.svg4.89Decrease2.svg1Aeroméxico, LATAM Chile
24 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Montréal-Trudeau, Canada 267,126214,876Increase2.svg24.32Increase2.svg4Aeroméxico, Air Canada Rouge, Interjet
25 Flag of the United States.svg San Antonio, USA 255,471217,226Increase2.svg17.61Increase2.svg2Aeroméxico, Interjet, Volaris
26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg London-Heathrow, UK 252,446277,568Decrease2.svg9.05Decrease2.svg3Aeroméxico, British Airways
27 Flag of Germany.svg Frankfurt, Germany 220,346222,928Decrease2.svg1.16Decrease2.svg1Lufthansa
28 Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo-Narita, Japan 219,158200,358Increase2.svg9.38Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico, All Nippon Airways
29 Flag of Argentina.svg Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Argentina 205,090194,807Increase2.svg5.28Increase2.svg1Aeroméxico
30 Flag of El Salvador.svg San Salvador, El Salvador 195,438223,010Decrease2.svg12.36Decrease2.svg5Aeroméxico, Avianca El Salvador

Inter-terminal transportation

Mexico City airport inter-terminal transit with Terminal 2 in background. MexicoCable.jpg
Mexico City airport inter-terminal transit with Terminal 2 in background.

Terminal 1 is connected to Terminal 2 by the Aerotrén monorail system in which only connecting passengers with hand baggage are allowed to use with their boarding pass. Technical and cabin crew can also use it. The distance between the terminals is 3 km (1.9 mi). and the Airtrain's speed is 45 km/h (28 mph). Also there is a land service between terminals called "inter-terminal transportation". These buses are located at entrance no. 6 of Terminal 1 and entrance no. 4 of Terminal 2. [61]

Ground transportation

Mexico City Metro.svg Metro and bus services

Terminal 1 is served by the Terminal Aérea Metro station, which belongs to Line 5 of the subway, running from Pantitlán station to Politécnico station. It is located just outside the national terminal. Also, trolley bus line G runs from the bus stop next to the Metro to Boulevard Puerto Aéreo station 1.7 km (1.1 mi) away, allowing transfer to Metro Line 1 (one can also take line 5 to Pantitlán and change to line 1, which is a geographical detour). Terminal 2 does not have any Metro station, but is a 700 m (2,300 ft) walk from Pantitlán served by Metro lines 1, 5, 9, A and numerous local buses.

Terminals 1 and 2 have two land terminals operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Different bus lines operate from here [ permanent dead link ], and provide continuous transportation services to the main cities located around Mexico City, such as Córdoba, Cuernavaca, Pachuca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala and Toluca.

Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús

In late 2010, former Head of Government of the Federal District Marcelo Ebrard announced a plan to build a new Metrobús Line 4 that would run from near Buenavista Station in the west of the city towards Mexico City airport. Construction on Line 4 started on July 4, 2011. The plans for Line 4 include a two step construction process with the first 28 km (17 mi) operational segment to be built between Buenavista and Metro San Lázaro. An extension provides travel between San Lázaro and the airport. The line opened on April 1, 2012.

ServiceDestinations [departing from the airport]Operator
Metrobus de la Ciudad de Mexico Ruta 4.svg Metro San Lázaro, TAPO bus station, Historic Centre, Metro Buenavista, Buenavista Station Metrobus Mexico.svg Metrobús, a government-owned corporation.

Authorised taxis

Taxis are in operation in Terminals 1 and 2 and there are two models of service: Ordinary service in a sedan type vehicle for 4 passengers. Executive service in 8 passengers vans. At present there are 5 taxi groups in operation. These are the only taxis authorised by the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) of the Federal Government.

Accidents and incidents

See also

Notes

  1. Official statistics include George Bush and Hobby Airports.

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