Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
|Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Crescencio Rejón
|IATA: MID – ICAO: MMMD|
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste|
|Serves||Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||12 m / 39 ft|
|Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste|
Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport, formerly known as Mérida-Rejón Airport (IATA: MID, ICAO: MMMD) is an international airport located in the Mexican city of Mérida, Yucatán. It is located on the southern edge of the city and it's one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mérida/Mérida Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mazatlán International Airport. Mérida Center controls air traffic over the southeast part of the country.
It handles both domestic and international flights, and is open 24 hours a day. It can service airplanes as large as Boeing 747s and 777s, though most planes that fly in and out daily are smaller; the most common being the 737 and A320.
The airport was completely remodeled between 1999 and 2001. It is the second largest airport in the ASUR's (Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste) group in terms of passengers and the first in terms of cargo.
There are multiple duty-free stores, a food court, specialty stores, bank and car rental counters in the terminal. 24 hour medical services and tourist information booths are also available
A Mexican Air Force Base −8th BAM, is located at the premises to the left of runway 10.
In 2012, 1,233,738 passengers passed through Mérida International Airport, and in 2013 it handled 1,316,242 passengers.
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, Veracruz, Villahermosa||A|
|MAYAir||Cancún, Cozumel, Veracruz, Villahermosa||B|
|Neos Air||Seasonal: Milan-Malpensa||A|
|Tropic Air||Belize City||B|
|Volaris||Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey||B|
|Amerijet International||Belize City, Cancún, Miami, San Pedro Sula|
|Estafeta||Cancún, Mexico City, Miami|
|MasAir||Los Angeles, Manaus, Mexico City, São Paulo-Viracopos|
|TSM Aeronaves||Cancún, Queretaro|
|1||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||520,009||Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magnicharters, Volaris|
|2||Nuevo León, Monterrey||42,836||Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus|
|3||Jalisco, Guadalajara||23,516||VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|4||Tabasco, Villahermosa||13,667||Aeroméxico Connect, MAYAir|
|5||Quintana Roo, Cancún||504||1||MAYAir|
|6||Veracruz, Veracruz||198||4||Aeroméxico Connect, MAYAir|
|7||Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez||194||4|
|10||México (state), Toluca||96||4|
|1||United States, Houston||31,112||United Airlines|
|2||United States, Miami||10,284||Aeroméxico Connect|
|3||Cuba, Havana||849||Aeroméxico Connect, Cubana|
|4||United States, Orlando||833||Aeroméxico Connect|
|5||Costa Rica, San Jose||250|
Accidents and incidents
- On 9 April 1958, a Vickers Viscount of Cubana de Aviación was hijacked en route from José Martí International Airport, Havana to Santa Clara Airport. The aircraft landed at Mérida-Rejón Airport, Mexico where the hijack ended.