General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport

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General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mexicali General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada
Airport type Public, Military
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico
Serves Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 23 m / 75 ft
Coordinates 32°37′50″N 115°14′29″W / 32.63056°N 115.24139°W / 32.63056; -115.24139Coordinates: 32°37′50″N 115°14′29″W / 32.63056°N 115.24139°W / 32.63056; -115.24139
Website Mexicali International Airport
MXL is located in Mexico
Location of the airport in Mexico
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10L/28R 2,600 8,530 Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Total Passengers 507,200
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (IATA: MXLICAO: MMML) Is an international airport located outside Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, near the U.S.-Mexico border. It is the northern-most airport in Mexico. It is named after Mexican military officer, politician and former Governor of Baja California Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.


The General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport is located 20 kilometres east of the City of Mexicali. The airport is 535 hectares in area, with an asphalt runway 2600 metres long and 45 metres wide, designed to handle aircraft such as the Boeing 737, Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. It has two taxiways, 385 and 460 metres long by 23 metres wide.

The airport has two aprons, one for commercial aviation, made of hydraulic concrete with three parking positions; and another for general aviation, made of asphalt, with 24 parking positions and three helipads. It also has a building for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, a machinery room, visual aids, control tower, three hangars and a water treatment plant.

Aviacsa ceased operations in this airport in May 2008.

In 2013 the airport served 496,000 passengers, while in 2014 it served 507,200 passengers according to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Culiacán, Hermosillo
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mexicali International Airport (2014)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 134,811 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
2  Jalisco, Guadalajara 75,402 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
3  Sonora, Hermosillo 26,864 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
4  Baja California, Tijuana 589 Increase 1
5  Quintana Roo, Cancún 274 Decrease 1 Volaris


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 

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