General Mariano Matamoros Airport
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|General Mariano Matamoros Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General Mariano Matamoros
|Operator||Aeropuerto de Cuernavaca S.A. de C.V.|
|Elevation AMSL||4,277 ft / 1,304 m|
Source: Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil
General Mariano Matamoros Airport (IATA: CVJ, ICAO: MMCB), also known as Cuernavaca Airport, is an airport located in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, near Mexico City. It handles only national air traffic for the city of Cuernavaca. It is part of the Mexico City Metropolitan Airport Group, along with the airports of Puebla, Querétaro, Pachuca, Mexico City, and Toluca. The airport is operated by the government-owned corporation Aeropuerto de Cuernavaca S.A. de C.V.
The airport, being composed of a sole terminal building (excluding general aviation terminal, hangars, and control tower), was recently renovated with the purpose of offering more modern facilities. It remains a national airport even though there were previous plans to convert it into an international point of entry.
It was Aerolíneas Internacionales' hub before the airline ceased operations in 2003. Previous operators used to be Aeroméxico, ALMA de México, Aerolíneas Internacionales (hub airline), Avolar and Volaris. VivaAerobus resumed service at the airport in July 2012, and ceased in September 2013.
TAR resumed scheduled domestic service in March 2016.
It handled 6,009 passengers in 2014, and 7,448 passengers in 2015.
Airlines and destinations
- "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2015.