General José María Yáñez International Airport
|General José María Yáñez International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General José María Yáñez
|IATA: GYM – ICAO: MMGM|
|Operator||Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares|
|Location||Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||18 m / 59 ft|
Source: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
General José María Yáñez International airport (IATA: GYM, ICAO: MMGM) is an international airport located in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. It handles national and international air traffic for the city of Guaymas. It was named after General José María Yáñez who defended Guaymas against an army of 400 French, German and Chilean filibusters in the 19th century. It is operated by Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, a federal government-owned corporation.
In 2014, the airport handled 20,634 passengers, and in 2015 it handled 16,895 passengers.
Past jet service
A U.S. based airline operated scheduled passenger jet service from Guaymas during the 1970s. In 1975, Hughes Airwest was operating nonstop service to Phoenix (PHX) four days a week with a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30 jetliner with this flight offering continuing, no change of plane service to San Jose, CA (SJC), San Francisco (SFO), Sacramento (SMF), Eugene, OR (EUG). Portland, OR (PDX) and Seattle (SEA).
US Airways used to fly to Phoenix–Sky Harbor from Guaymas with Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft; the route was initially operated by Beechcraft 1900D and Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft. The service was discontinued in late 2012.
Airlines and destinations
|Aéreo Calafia||Guerrero Negro, Hermosillo, Loreto|
|Aéreo Servicio Guerrero||Guerrero Negro, Hermosillo|
- http://www.departedflights.com, Oct. 26, 1975 Hughes Airwest system timetable
- http://www.departedflights.com, Official Airline Guide (OAG) editions: Feb. 15, 1985; Feb. 15, 1989; Oct. 1, 1991 and Feb. 2, 1995, Guaymas to Tucson flight schedules
- "US Airways Cancels Guaymas, Mexico Service from late-Oct 2012". Airline Route. 10 September 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
- Guaymas Intl. Airport
- Airport information for MMGY at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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