Morelia International Airport
|General Francisco Mujica International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General Francisco J. Mujica
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico|
|Serves||Morelia, Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||1,839 m / 6,033 ft|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
General Francisco Mujica International Airport, or simply Morelia International Airport, (IATA: MLM, ICAO: MMMM) is an international airport in Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico, near Morelia. The airport handles national and international air traffic of the city of Morelia. Named after former governor of Michoacán Francisco José Múgica. General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport it is the largest in the state of Michoacan. The longest route from Morelia is to Chicago, served by Aeroméxico and Volaris, while the shortest route is Mexico City, served by Aeromar and Aeromexico Connect.
It handled 478,500 passengers in 2015, and 535,900 passengers in 2016.
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico||Seasonal: Mexico City|
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City
Seasonal: Tijuana (resumes December 15, 2017)
|American Eagle||Dallas/Fort Worth|
|Volaris||Chicago–Midway, Fresno (begins December 16 2017), Los Angeles, Mexicali (begins December 16, 2017), Oakland, Tijuana, San Jose (CA) (begins December 15, 2017)|
|1||Baja California, Tijuana||87,384||Volaris|
|2||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||45,919||Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect|
|3||Nuevo León, Monterrey||210|
|6||Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez||64|
|7||México (state), Toluca||56|
|1|| United States, Chicago
* Midway International Airport
* O'Hare International Airport
|2||United States, Los Angeles||35,640||Volaris|
|3||United States, Oakland||18,604||1||Volaris|
|4||United States, Houston||12,997||1||United Express|
|5||United States, Dallas||12,704||American Eagle|
|6||United States, Washington||61|
Accidents and incidents
- 9 September 1978 - A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter of Lineas Aéreas del Centro flying scheduled service to Morelia from Mexico City, crashed shortly after takeoff from Mexico City International Airport. There were 18 fatalities among the 21 passengers. The aircraft was also damaged beyond repair.
- "Morelia Airport to open three new routes in December" (in Spanish). MiMorelia. October 2017. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
- "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2017. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
- "List of Mexican Disasters". Blogspot. December 2009. Retrieved January 9, 2016.
- "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. January 2016. Retrieved January 9, 2016.