Torreón International Airport

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Francisco Sarabia International Airport
Torreón International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional De Torreón Francisco Sarabia
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Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Serves Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Durango
Location Torreón, Coahuila
Elevation AMSL 3,688 ft / 1,124 m
Coordinates 25°34′05″N 103°24′38″W / 25.56806°N 103.41056°W / 25.56806; -103.41056
Map
TRC is located in Mexico
TRC
TRC
Location of airport in Mexico
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,218 2,505 Asphalt
12/30 9,022 2,750 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Total passengers 646,898
Ranking in Mexico 28th Decrease 3
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

Francisco Sarabia International Airport (Torreón International Airport) (IATA: TRCICAO: MMTC) is an international airport located in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico. It handles the national and international air traffic of the Comarca Lagunera, including Gómez Palacio and Lerdo in the state of Durango.

The management of this airport is the responsibility of Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA). Passenger traffic has grown over 25% in during the last decade. As a result, the airport terminal has recently been expanded and refurbished to significantly improve its image and services: new areas of documentation, a second floor for boarding gates and waiting areas, a VIP lounge and new, multi-purpose business areas.

It handled 556,449 passengers in 2015, and 646,898 passengers in 2016.

The airport was named in honor of Francisco Sarabia Tinoco, a pioneer of commercial aviation in Mexico.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City, Monterrey
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
Interjet Mexico City
TAR Aerolineas Ciudad Juárez, Querétaro
VivaAerobus Mexico City
Volaris Guadalajara, Tijuana

Statistics[edit]

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic Routes at Torreón International Airport (2016)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 247,058 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Jalisco, Guadalajara 26,830 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
3  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 12,876 Steady TAR
4  Baja California, Tijuana 11,882 Steady Volaris
5  Nuevo León, Monterrey 3,402 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
6  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 2,774 Increase 6 TAR
7  Guanajuato, León 2,604 TAR
8  Querétaro, Querétaro 805 Steady TAR
9  Sinaloa, Mazatlán 644 TAR
10  Sonora, Hermosillo 235 Increase 10 Aeroméxico Connect

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2017. 

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