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.

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 Mexico City
Aeroméxico Contigo Seasonal: Chicago-O'Hare, San Francisco
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
United Express Houston-Intercontinental
Volaris Chicago-Midway, Los Angeles, Oakland, Tijuana

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Morelia International Airport (2014)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Baja California, Tijuana 75,973 Steady Volaris
2  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 43,381 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect
3  Quintana Roo, Cancún 2,854 Steady Volaris
4  Nuevo León, Monterrey 347 Steady TAR
5  Jalisco, Guadalajara 309 Steady
6  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 297 TAR
7  Querétaro, Querétaro 187 Increase 3
8  Coahuila, Torreón 88 Decrease 1
9  Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez 79
10  Veracruz, Veracruz 59 Decrease 2
Busiest international routes at Morelia International Airport (2014)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Los Ángeles 35,077 Steady Volaris
2  United States, Chicago 34,131 Steady Aeroméxico Contigo, Volaris
3  United States, Houston 14,774 Steady United Express
4  United States, Dallas 11,975 Steady American Eagle
5  United States, San Francisco 8,176 Steady Aeroméxico Contigo
6  United States, Oakland 1,836 Volaris
7  United States, Fresno 147 Steady Aeroméxico
8  United States, Sacramento 123 Decrease 2 Aeroméxico

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 

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