Welcome to AirportsMexico.com, our -constantly updated- guide to the Mexican Republic and the country’s commercial air sector … whether your travel requirements are for business or pleasure, domestic or international, we provide you with the options offered by this important Mexican sector … just choose your preferred airport list below to check out the travel options provided by over 60 of Mexico’s air terminals.
Here we provide information on Mexican airports by city with regard to the city each Terminal serves, with over 60 to choose from, and detailing the airlines that serve them plus the direct routes available at each one.
For those thinking of visiting a specific region, here we list over 60 Mexican airports by state so you can get an idea how to get around depending on your region of interest, wherever it may be in the Mexican Republic.
Search through our list of Mexican airports by IATA code. a specific 3-letter airport code (location ID) for each airport designated by the International Air Transport Association, which was created in 1945.
Check out our list of Mexican airports by ICAO code, a 4-letter code, the first two letters representing region and country and the latter two represent the airport or facility, designated by the International Civil Aviation Organization, founded in 1944.
Anyone visiting Mexico in their own -or a chartered- aircraft must enter the Republic by specific Mexican ‘Entry’ airports depending on the type of aircraft and whether you will be entering Mexican territory from the north or south.
If you’re interested in Mexico’s airports -the chances are- you’re probably planning on visiting one, so check out our Flight only and Flight plus Hotel search options below. There are also links to our page on the Republic’s commercial passenger airlines with scheduled / charter services; for people with a less common itinerary, we also offer an introduction to some of Mexico’s air taxi and executive charter airlines, both lists provide links to our full profile on each airline … just click on the list of your preferred flight option to access info on each carrier’s trajectory, bases and fleet … as well as each carrier’s destination portfolio … and more.
Mexican Commercial (Passenger) Airlines are quite varied, here we offer a quick introduction to them, plus a link to our full profile on each one, including the carrier’s trajectory, its bases, fleet details and an up-to-date list of the destinations served by each one, both their domestic and … where applicable … international options. In all, there are ten Mexican airlines currently offering scheduled services, some regional, some low cost and one charter airline, plus the flagship carrier and its affiliate.
Mexican Air Taxis and Executive Charter Airlines are quite numerous, so here we provide an introduction to a just a few of the options on offer. In general, they are divided into quite obvious niches, though the air taxis listed here offer scheduled services, others offer only private charter services. As for the executive charter sector, many of the companies offer both fixed-wing and helicopter services, just click on the logo of your airline of interest to see our full profile on each.
And, as for the international options into and out of Mexico, below we provide you with a guide to the 33 countries currently connected to the Mexican Republic by direct scheduled/charter services; the information is divided into specific regions to provide you with a simple introduction to your direct international flight options to Mexico depending on your country/region of departure.
Asia is directly connected to the Mexican Republic with three countries from the region now forming part of the list offering trans-Pacific flights to Mexico. This is another region that has been reasonably dynamic over the last couple of years with several Asian airlines joining Mexico’s flagship carrier: Aeomèxico by directly joining these two regions. No doubt about it .. the trend in this niche market is definately positive.
Europe is another regional market that has seen additional participants vying for passengers on their trans-Atlantic flights, nowadays there are 11 countries from ‘The Old Continent’ directly connected to Mexico, a couple of the countries providing only seasonal charter services, however there are several European flagship carriers participating in this international niche, as is Mexico’s own flagship carrier: Aeromèxico.
North America, not surprisingly, is the source of the highest number of international visitors arriving to Mexico, with 5 Canadian and 9 US airlines providing direct services to the Mexican Republic (some only seasonally). For its part, Mexico contributes with 5 airlines serving the United States, whilst just 2 provide direct flights to Canada.
Central America and the Caribbean is a region which has seen impressive growth regarding its direct flight connections to/from Mexico over the last couple of years, with no less than 10 countries from the region participating in this cross-border niche, several of them being served exclusively by Mexican airlines.
South America is connected to Mexico by way of 6 countries. This cross-border niche has also seen several additional direct routes to Mexico being introduced over the last couple of years, though not many countries have actually been added to this list. For its part, Mexico contributes to this niche market with 3 airlines offering direct services to the region.
For those of you interested in who operates the Mexican Republic’s airports, below you will find an introduction to the four main airport groups in Mexico including a list of the airports operated by each Group -some of which are outside Mexico- as well as a (brief) review of each Group’s trajectory.
Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, otherwise known as Grupo ASA, has operated the airport network belonging to the public sector in Mexico since 1965 as a decentralized, Federal Government-owned corporation. Grupo ASA also operates an International Instruction Center which is certified by ICAO’s TRAINAIR PLUS program and is one of the leading players in the development of aviation biofuels, for its part, the list of ASA’s design department creations for airports includes a portable control tower …
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, commonly referred to as Grupo ASUR, was founded in 1998 and operates 9 international airports in 6 Mexican states: Veracruz, Tabasco, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Yucatan and Quintana Roo. The star of this Group’s Mexican airport network is Cancun Airport (CUN). ASUR went international in 2013 when it began operating the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, which serves the Puerto Rican capital -in a partnership named Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC., together with the US company Highstar Capital– …
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, its common name being Grupo GAP, was founded in 1998; it operates 12 airports in 9 states of Mexico’s Pacific and central regions: Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Colima, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacan, Sinaloa, and Sonora; all the airports operated by this Group are ‘international,’ and six of them serve state capitals. GAP went international in 2015 by becoming the main partner in MBJ Airports Limited, the operater of Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport (SIA) …
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte is also known as Grupo OMA –Operadora Mexicana de Aeropuertos– operates an airport network of 13 airports located in 9 Mexican states: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guerrero, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, and Zacatecas. In 2009, OMA created an alliance with Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe under the name of Consorcio Hotelero Aeropuerto de Monterrey, the owner/operater of hotels at the Mexico City (MEX) and Monterrey (MTY) international airports, inaugurated in 2009 and 2015, respectively …