Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport

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Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Lic. Adolfo López Mateos
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IATA: TLCICAO: MMTO
TLC is located in Mexico
TLC
TLC
Location of airport in Mexico
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Administradora Mexiquense del Aeropuerto Internacional de Toluca (AMAIT)
Serves Toluca
Hub for Interjet
Elevation AMSL 8,466 ft / 2,580 m
Coordinates 19°20′13″N 99°33′57″W / 19.33694°N 99.56583°W / 19.33694; -99.56583Coordinates: 19°20′13″N 99°33′57″W / 19.33694°N 99.56583°W / 19.33694; -99.56583
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 13,780 4,310 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Number of passengers 1,161,064
Source: Administradora Mexiquense del Aeropuerto Internacional de Toluca

Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (IATA: TLCICAO: MMTO) is an international airport located at Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico. It is part of the Mexico City Metropolitan Airport Group, and it's being improved and promoted to handle some traffic for the city of Toluca, but it mainly serves as a low-cost carrier airport for Mexico City, with service from airlines such as Interjet, Volaris and most recently Aeromexico Connect. The airport is named after President Adolfo López Mateos. It is considered as the main alternate airport for Mexico City International Airport since it is only 30 minutes or 40 km away from the Santa Fe financial district and has the longest runway of any airport in Mexico. Low-cost airlines serving the airport advertise it as Toluca/Mexico City.

The airport went from serving 145,000 passengers in 2002, to 3,200,000 in 2007 and 4,300,000 in 2008. It used to be a hub for Volaris, but was later announced on March 8, 2011 that its hub in Toluca would switch to Guadalajara, leaving only two destinations that the airline flies to.

According to official statistics provided by Administradora Mexiquense del Aeropuerto Internacional de Toluca in 2012, the airport handled 972,414 passengers and 1,161,064 passengers in 2013.

The airport was reduced from four terminals to two after all domestic operations were handled at the Domestic Terminal. Before 2007, Interjet and Volaris had each one independent terminal, plus Terminal 1 (now Domestic Terminal) and the International Terminal. Recent renovations have expanded both the terminals and apron, making the airport capable of handling an excess of 6 million passengers each year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Interjet Acapulco, Cancún, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Las Vegas, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta, San Antonio, San José del Cabo
Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale
TAR Aerolineas Guadalajara
Volaris Cancún

Cargo carriers[edit]

Airport's inside.
Interjet Sukhoi Superjet 100 at the airport.
Volaris Airbus A319 at the airport.
Airport's Aircar.
Airport's commercial platform.
Airlines Destinations
FedEx Express Memphis

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Toluca International Airport (2013)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Quintana Roo, Cancún 132,046 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 106,513 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet
3  Guerrero, Acapulco 56,069 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet
4  Jalisco, Guadalajara 52,584 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
5  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 43,419 Increase 1 Interjet
6  Baja California Sur, Los Cabos 37,526 Decrease 1 Interjet
7  Guerrero, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo 35,507 Steady Interjet
8  Baja California, Tijuana 14,906 Steady Interjet
9  Tabasco, Villahermosa 6,928 Increase 1 VivaAerobus
10  Tamaulipas, Tampico 3,619 Increase 1 VivaAerobus
Busiest international routes at Toluca International Airport (2013)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, San Antonio 15,772 Steady Interjet
2  United States, Fort Lauderdale 12,829 Steady Spirit Airlines
3  United States, Las Vegas 11,307 Increase 2 Interjet
4  United States, Dallas 9,928 Steady Spirit Airlines
5  United States, Los Angeles 390 Increase 3 Volaris
6  United States, Chicago 348 Increase 3 Volaris

Transportation[edit]

Toluca International Airport is famous for being easy to access. It just takes 30 minutes to get to the airport from the West Side of the city. There are several companies serving this airport:

  • Caminante Aeropuerto has the largest fleet in the airport with sedans and Suburbans. They also offer shuttle to various points of the city.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 

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