The airport has capacity to handle 350 daily operations and 850,000 passengers per year, it comprises a concrete runway, a parallel taxiway, several hangars, a commercial aviation apron, a general aviation apron, a military base, and a state-of-the-art commercial terminal equipped with six glass jetways, two of which are capable of handling medium-large airliners such as the Boeing 767 and Airbus A330. To improve the airport's capacity, the check-in and boarding gates areas will be expanded in 2017 to accommodate up to 140,000 passengers per month.
According to official statistics provided by Secretariat of Communications and Transportation, in 2017 the airport handled 1,342,345 passengers, an increase of 5.47% from 2016. It is among the fastest growing airports in Mexico, the busiest in the Southwestern region and the 14th in the country. The airport reached the million-passenger milestone for the first time on November 28, 2015.