Del Bajío International Airport

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Guanajuato International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Del Bajío
Aeropuerto Internacional de Guanajuato.jpg


BJX is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Serves The State of Guanajuato including León's metropolitan area
Location Silao, Guanajuato
Elevation AMSL 5,956 ft / 1,815 m
Coordinates 20°59′36″N 101°28′51″W / 20.99333°N 101.48083°W / 20.99333; -101.48083
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 11,480 3,499 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Total Passengers 1,222,100
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

Del Bajío International Airport, officially known as Aeropuerto Internacional de Guanajuato (Guanajuato International Airport) (IATA: BJXICAO: MMLO) is an international airport located in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico. It handles national and international air traffic of the area that includes the city of León and the state capital, Guanajuato. Guanajuato International Airport is an important connecting point for some flights from Mexico City to the United States. The general interior director announced plans to build a cargo terminal and for the construction of a second runway[when?]. The facility replaced the San Carlos Airport which is now part of the urban center of León. [1]

It handled 998,100 passengers in 2013, and 1,222,100 passengers in 2014.

Airport terminal
Airport's gate.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana
Aeroméxico Contigo San Francisco
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
Delta Air Lines Los Angeles
Delta Connection Atlanta
Interjet Monterrey, Mexico City, Tijuana, Puerto Vallarta
Magnicharters Cancún
TAR Puerto Vallarta[2]
United Airlines Seasonal: Los Angeles
United Express Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles
VivaAerobus Monterrey, Ciudad Juarez
Volaris Cancún, Chicago-Midway, Los Angeles, Oakland, Tijuana

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at León International Airport (2014)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 154,626 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet
2  Baja California, Tijuana 114,836 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 76,028 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus
4  Quintana Roo, Cancún 46,965 Steady Magnicharters, Volaris
5  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 3,324 Interjet
6  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 2,628 VivaAerobus
7  Jalisco, Guadalajara 531 Decrease 1
8  México (state), Toluca 211 Decrease 3
9  Querétaro, Querétaro 137 Steady
10  San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí 134
Busiest international routes at León International Airport (2014)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Houston 61,186 Steady United Express
2  United States, Los Ángeles 57,745 Increase 1 Delta Connection, United Airlines
3  United States, Dallas 57,738 Decrease 1 American Airlines, American Eagle
4  United States, Atlanta 16,063 Increase 1 Delta Connection
5  United States, Chicago 11,757 Decrease 1 Volaris
6  United States, San Francisco 4,901 Steady Aeroméxico Contigo
7  United States, Oakland 657 Volaris
8  United States, Sacramento 162 Increase 1
9  United States, Las Vegas 145 Decrease 1

See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ "New Routes (in Spanish)". Transportes Aéreos Regioanles. June 2015. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2015. 

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