Bahías de Huatulco International Airport

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Huatulco International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Huatulco
Airport type Public
Operator Aeropuertos del Sureste (ASUR)
Serves Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 464 ft / 141 m
Coordinates 15°46′31″N 096°15′45″W / 15.77528°N 96.26250°W / 15.77528; -96.26250
HUX is located in Oaxaca
Location of airport in Oaxaca
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Total Passengers 662,780
Ranking in Mexico 25th Increase 1

Bahías de Huatulco International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Bahías de Huatulco) (IATA: HUXICAO: MMBT) is an international airport located at Huatulco, in the state of Oaxaca on Mexico.[1] The airport handles national and international air traffic for the southern and southeastern Pacific coast of Oaxaca state.

It is one of nine airports in southeast Mexico operated by Aeropuertos del Sureste (ASUR), which lists the airport's name as Huatulco International Airport.


The airport resides at an elevation of 464 feet (141 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Terminal Map.
Huatulco's Airport inside.
Huatulco's Airport inside.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Aeromar Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeromexico Connect Mexico City
Aerotucán Oaxaca
Aerovega Oaxaca
Air Canada Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson
Air Canada Rouge Seasonal: Calgary
Air Transat Seasonal: Edmonton (begins December 18, 2017),[3] Regina, Toronto-Pearson
Interjet Mexico City
Magni Mexico City, Monterrey
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal: Minneapolis–Saint Paul
Sunwing Airlines Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal-Trudeau (begins December 19, 2017),[4] Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
TAR Aerolineas Guadalajara, Oaxaca
United Express Seasonal: Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Mexico City
Seasonal: Monterrey (begins December 14, 2017; ends January 7, 2018)[5]
Volaris Chicago-O'Hare (begins November 18, 2017),[6] Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey
WestJet Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver

Traffic statistics[edit]

In recent years, it has become one of the fastest growing airports in the country thanks to new seasonal flights from Canada and the US: in 2015, it handled 618,767 passengers and in 2016 it handled 662,780 passengers, a yearly increase of over 7%.

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest national routes at Huatulco International Airport (2016)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 266,344 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magnicharters, Viva Aerobus, Volaris
2  Oaxaca, Oaxaca 4,762 Increase 1 Aerotucán, Aerovega, TAR
3  Jalisco, Guadalajara 1,699 TAR
4  México (state), Toluca 243 TAR
5  Querétaro, Querétaro 98 TAR
Busiest international routes at Huatulco International Airport (2016)[7]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Canada, Toronto 15,347 Steady Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
2  Canada, Calgary 12,575 Increase 3 Air Transat, WestJet
3  Canada, Vancouver 4,369 Increase 3 Sunwing Airlines
4  Canada, Regina 3,579 Increase 3 Air Transat
5  United States, Houston 3,553 Decrease 3 United Airlines, United Express
6  Canada, Winnipeg 2,589 Decrease 2 Sunwing Airlines
7  United States, Chicago 2,418 Increase 1 Frontier Airlines
8  United States, Minneapolis 1,877 Increase 1 Sun Country Airlines
9  Canada, Victoria 1,081 Sunwing Airlines
10  Canada, Saskatoon 565 Increase 1 Sunwing Airlines

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for MMBT from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for HUX at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Airtransat adds new nonstop sectors for W17". Routes Online. May 2017. Retrieved May 17, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Sunwings plans additional routes in W17". Routes Online. November 2017. Retrieved November 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Viva Aerobus anounces three new routes for end year season" (in Spanish). EnElAire. September 2017. Retrieved October 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Volaris will connect Chicago with Huatulco and Zihuatanejo" (in Spanish). Grupo Milenio. February 2017. Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2017. Archived from the original on October 16, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 

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