General Rafael Buelna International Airport

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General Rafael Buelna
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional
General Rafael Buelna
Aeropuerto mazatlan.JPG


MZT is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Location Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Elevation AMSL 38 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 23°09′40.88″N 106°15′57.86″W / 23.1613556°N 106.2660722°W / 23.1613556; -106.2660722
Website official website
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,858 2,700 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Total passengers 789,234
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

General Rafael Buelna International Airport (IATA: MZTICAO: MMMZ), also known as Mazatlán International Airport, is located in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. This airport is the most important in Sinaloa for its international operations, and second to Culiacan International Airport for its domestic operations. It has one terminal with two concourses. It is located on the southeastern edge of the city and it's one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mazatlán/Mazatlán Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mérida International Airport. Mazatlán Center controls air traffic over the northwest part of the country.

In 2013, the airport handled 731,297 passengers, and in 2014, the airport handled 789,234 passengers.


  • Contact positions: 4
  • False Contact positions: 4
  • Remote positions: 7
  • Number of jetways: 4
  • Number of baggage claiming carousels: 4
  • Food court (Floor & Upper Level)
  • Customs (Arrivals area)
  • Taxi & car rentals (Arrivals area)
  • Duty Free (Main corridor)
  • Parking area

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Concourse
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City A
Aeroméxico Connect Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Los Mochis, Mexico City, Tijuana A
Alaska Airlines Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma B
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth B
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth B
Aéreo Calafia Cabo San Lucas, Chihuahua, La Paz, Puerto Vallarta A
Aéreo Servicio Guerrero San José del Cabo A
Delta Air Lines Los Angeles
Seasonal: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Enerjet Vancouver B
Interjet Mexico City A
Magni Seasonal: San José del Cabo A
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal:[1] Minneapolis/St. Paul B
Sunwing Airlines Toronto-Pearson
Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Vancouver
US Airways Phoenix B
VivaAerobus La Paz, Mexico City, Monterrey A
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana A
WestJet Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver B
Airport's main building.
View of Concourse B.
A terminal map of MZT.

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2013)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 139,925 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 36,011 Steady VivaAerobus
3  Baja California, Tijuana 28,978 Steady Volaris
4  Sinaloa, Los Mochis 12,316 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
5  Jalisco, Guadalajara 10,715 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
6  Baja California Sur, Los Cabos 8,598 Increase 2 Aéreo Calafia, Aéreo Servicio Guerrero
7  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 2,479 Decrease 1 Aeroméxico Connect
8  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 2,223 Decrease1 Aeroméxico Connect
9  Baja California Sur, La Paz 501 Increase 1 Aéreo Calafia, Viva Aerobus
10  Baja California Sur, La Paz 338 Increase 1 Aéreo Calafia
Busiest international routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2013)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Phoenix 44,525 Steady US Airways
2  United States, Los Angeles 31,400 Steady Alaska Airlines
3  United States, Dallas 8,187 Increase 1 American Eagle Airlines, American Eagle
4  Canada, Edmonton 7,725 Increase 4 Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
5  Canada, Vancouver 6,770 Steady Enerjet, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
6  Canada, Calgary 573 Steady Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
7  United States, Minneapolis 524 Steady Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines
8  Canada, Toronto 438 Increase 2 Sunwing Airlines
9  United States, Denver 181 Increase 2
10  United States, Oakland 148 Increase 2

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-23. 

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