General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport

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General Francisco Mujica International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General Francisco J. Mujica
Morelia International Airport DSC 0585 AD.JPG
Front terminal
IATA: MLMICAO: MMMM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Serves Morelia, Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 1,839 m / 6,033 ft
Coordinates 19°51′00″N 101°01′32″W / 19.85000°N 101.02556°W / 19.85000; -101.02556Coordinates: 19°51′00″N 101°01′32″W / 19.85000°N 101.02556°W / 19.85000; -101.02556
Map
MLM is located in Mexico
MLM
MLM
Location of the airport in Mexico
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,400 11,155 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Total Passengers 425,200
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

General Francisco Mujica International Airport, or simply Morelia International Airport, (IATA: MLMICAO: MMMM) is an international airport in Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico, near Morelia. The airport handles national and international air traffic of the city of Morelia. Named after former governor of Michoacán Francisco J. Mújica. General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport it is the largest in the state of Michoacan. The longest route service from Morelia is Chicago, served by Aeroméxico and Volaris, while the shortest route is Mexico City, served by Aeromar and Aeromexico Connect.

History[edit]

The airport opened in 1984 and initially only had a daily flight with a DC-9 to Mexico City. The airport has grown to the biggest in the state of Michoacán and one of the biggest in the country.

In the past, the airport has been served by Aero California, Aviacsa, Avolar, Lineas Aereas Azteca, Continental (now United), Mexicana de Aviación, TAESA and VivaAerobus.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

A Volaris A319 parked at the gate.
Airlines Destinations
Aeromar Mexico City
Aeroméxico Tijuana
Seasonal: Fresno, Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
Aeroméxico Contigo Chicago-O'Hare, Mexico City, San Francisco
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
TAR Aerolineas Puerto Vallarta
United Express Houston-Intercontinental
Volaris Chicago-Midway, Los Angeles, Oakland, Tijuana
Seasonal: Cancún

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Morelia International Airport (2013)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Baja California, Tijuana 78,697 Steady Aeroméxico, Volaris
2  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 32,062 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico Connect
3  Quintana Roo, Cancún 4,019 Increase 1 Volaris
4  Nuevo León, Monterrey 233 Decrease 1 Aeroméxico Connect
5  Jalisco, Guadalajara 130
6  México (state), Toluca 75
7  Coahuila, Torreón 75 Steady
8  Veracruz, Veracruz 67
9  Oaxaca, Oaxaca 44
10  Querétaro, Querétaro 39

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

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