Francisco Sarabia International Airport

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Francisco Sarabia International Airport
Torreón International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional De Torreón Francisco Sarabia
Aeropuerto torreon.jpg
TRC is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Serves Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Durango
Location Torreón, Coahuila
Elevation AMSL 3,688 ft / 1,124 m
Coordinates 25°34′05″N 103°24′38″W / 25.56806°N 103.41056°W / 25.56806; -103.41056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,218 2,505 Asphalt
12/30 9,022 2,750 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Total Passengers 415,244
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

Francisco Sarabia International Airport (Torreón International Airport) (IATA: TRCICAO: MMTC) is an international airport located in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico. It handles the national and international air traffic of the Comarca Lagunera, considering Gómez Palacio and Lerdo in the State of Durango.

The management of this airport is the responsibility of Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA). The airport has grown over 25% in passengers during the last decade. Responding to this growth, the airport terminal has recently been expanded and remodeled and significantly improve its image and services.

In Torreon Airport was a complete expansion and renovation of Terminal Building which includes new areas of documentation, a second floor where are located the last waiting room, a VIP lounge and new business areas covering different spins.

The airport was named in honor of Francisco Sarabia Tinoco, a pioneer of commercial aviation in Mexico.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Mexico City
American Eagle operated by Envoy Dallas/Fort Worth
Interjet Mexico City
United Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Cancún, Guadalajara, Mexico City

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Torreón International Airport (2012)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 150,553 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus
2  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 11,637 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
3  Jalisco, Guadalajara 9,232 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus
4  Nuevo León, Monterrey 823 Decrease1 VivaAerobus
5  Quintana Roo, Cancún 702 Decrease 1 VivaAerobus
6  México (state), Toluca 230 Increase 8
7  San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí 168 Increase 4
8  Nayarit, Tepic 162
9  Durango, Durango 131
10  Sinaloa, Culiacán 123


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2013. Retrieved 10-11-2013. 

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