Del Bajío International Airport

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Guanajuato International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Del Bajío


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 (2015)
Total Passengers 1,492,100
Ranking in Mexico 9th Increase
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. The facility replaced the San Carlos Airport which is now part of the urban center of León.

It handled 1,222,100 passengers in 2014, and 1,492,100 passengers in 2015.[1]

Airport terminal
Airport's gate.
Arrival of Pope Benedict XVI to the airport.
Volaris Airbus A319 at the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Aéreo Calafia San José del Cabo
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth
Delta Air Lines Los Angeles
Delta Connection Atlanta, Los Angeles
Interjet Monterrey, Mexico City, Tijuana, Puerto Vallarta
Magnicharters Cancún
TAR Aerolineas Ciudad Juárez, Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta, Torreón
United Express Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles
VivaAerobus Cancún (begins October 1, 2016),[2] Ciudad Juárez, Monterrey
Volaris Cancún, Chicago-Midway, Los Angeles, Oakland, Tijuana


Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Del Bajío International Airport (2015)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 184,219 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet
2  Baja California, Tijuana 139,085 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 111,854 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus
4  Quintana Roo, Cancún 43,075 Steady Magni, Volaris
5  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 10,222 Steady Interjet, TAR
6  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 9,908 Steady VivaAerobus
7  Querétaro, Querétaro 437 Increase 2
8  Jalisco, Guadalajara 274 Decrease 1
9  San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí 185 Increase 1
10  Sonora, Hermosillo 137
Busiest international routes at León International Airport (2015)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Los Angeles 78,009 Increase 1 Delta Connection, United Express, Volaris
2  United States, Houston 63,204 Decrease 1 United Express
3  United States, Dallas/Fort Worth 49,301 Steady American Eagle
4  United States, Atlanta 21,578 Steady Delta Connection
5  United States, Chicago 14,184 Steady Volaris
6  United States, Oakland 5,947 Increase 1 Volaris
7  United States, San Francisco 504 Decrease 1
8  United States, Portage Creek 37

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Annual Report (in Spanish)" (PDF). Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico. January 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "VivaAerobus has new routes for you (in Spanish)". VivaAerobus. February 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved March 1, 2016. 

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