Francisco Sarabia International Airport

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Francisco Sarabia International Airport
Torreón International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional De Torreón Francisco Sarabia
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IATA: TRCICAO: MMTC

TRC is located in Mexico
TRC
TRC
Location of airport in Mexico
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
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,218 2,505 Asphalt
12/30 9,022 2,750 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Total passengers 556,449
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, includingGómez 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 523,783 passengers in 2014, and 556,449 passengers in 2015.

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

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Mexico City
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
Interjet Mexico City
TAR Aerolineas Ciudad Juárez, León/El Bajío, Manzanillo, Mazatlán (begins August 11, 2016)[1]
VivaAerobus Mexico City
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City, Tijuana

Statistics[edit]

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest Domestic Routes at Torreón International Airport (2015)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 212,333 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus
2  Jalisco, Guadalajara 17,550 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
3  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 12,923 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
4  Baja California, Tijuana 7,710 Volaris
5  Nuevo León, Monterrey 5,569 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
6  Oaxaca, Oaxaca 850 Increase 7
7  Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes 572 Decrease 1
8  Querétaro, Querétaro 527 Increase 7
9  Guerrero, Acapulco 336
10  Tamaulipas, Matamoros 264 Increase 16

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Torreón from $991 MXN (in Spanish)". TAR Aerolíneas. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 

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