Mazatlán International Airport

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General Rafael Buelna
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional
General Rafael Buelna
MZT terminal1.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Location Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Elevation AMSL 38 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 23°09′40.88″N 106°15′57.86″W / 23.1613556°N 106.2660722°W / 23.1613556; -106.2660722
Website official website
MZT is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,858 2,700 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Total passengers 994,283
Ranking in Mexico 18th Decrease 1
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

General Rafael Buelna International Airport (IATA: MZTICAO: MMMZ), also known as Mazatlán International Airport, is located in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. This airport is the most important in Sinaloa for its international operations, and second to Culiacan International Airport for its domestic operations. It has one terminal with two concourses. It is located on the southeastern edge of the city and it is one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mazatlán/Mazatlán Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mérida International Airport. Mazatlán Center controls air traffic over the northwest part of the country.

In 2016, the airport handled 973,440 passengers, and in 2017, the airport handled 994,283 passengers.


  • Contact positions: 4
  • False Contact positions: 4
  • Remote positions: 7
  • Number of jetways: 4
  • Number of baggage claiming carousels: 4
  • Food court (Floor & Upper Level)
  • Customs (Arrivals area)
  • Taxi & car rentals (Arrivals area)
  • Duty Free (Main corridor)
  • Parking area

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
Alaska Airlines Los Angeles
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix–Sky Harbor
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles
Aéreo Servicio Guerrero San José del Cabo
Calafia Airlines Cabo San Lucas, La Paz
Delta Air Lines Seasonal: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Interjet Mexico City
Magni Monterrey, San José del Cabo
Seasonal: Chihuahua
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal: Denver (begins January 24, 2018),[1] Minneapolis/St. Paul
Sunwing Airlines Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Regina [2] Saskatoon, Vancouver, Winnipeg
TAR Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara
United Airlines Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare[3]
United Express Seasonal: Houston–Intercontinental [3]
VivaAerobus La Paz, Mexico City, Monterrey
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana
WestJet Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver
View of Concourse B.
A terminal map of MZT.

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic Routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2016)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 199,842 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Baja California, Tijuana 49,208 Increase 1 Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 44,298 Decrease 1 Magni, TAR, VivaAerobus, Volaris
4  Baja California Sur, La Paz 23,374 Steady Aéreo Calafia, TAR, VivaAerobus
5  Jalisco, Guadalajara 13,376 Increase 1 Aeromar, Aeroméxico Connect, TAR
6  Baja California Sur, Los Cabos 11,065 Decrease 1 Aéreo Calafia, Aéreo Servicio Guerrero, Magni
7  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 4,293 Steady TAR
8  Sonora, Hermosillo 3,217 Aeroméxico Connect
9  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 1,382 Decrease 1 TAR
10  Puebla, Puebla 778
Busiest international Routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2016)[4]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Phoenix 29,653 Increase 1 American Airlines
2  United States, Los Angeles 28,620 Decrease 1 Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines
3  United States, Minneapolis 14,104 Increase 1 Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines
4  United States, Dallas/Fort Worth 11,993 Decrease 1 American Airlines, American Eagle
5  Canada, Calgary 11,203 Steady Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
6  Canada, Vancouver 7,218 Increase 2 Enerjet, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
7  Canada, Edmonton 6,652 Decrease 1 Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
8  Canada, Toronto 3,853 Decrease 1 Sunwing Airlines
9  Canada, Winnipeg 323 Sunwing Airlines
10  United States, Tucson 107 Aeromar

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sun Country Airlines® Announces Seasonal Nonstop Service to Mazatlan, Mexico". Sun Country Arilines. September 2017. Retrieved September 17, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sunwings plans additional routes in W17". Routes Online. November 2017. Retrieved November 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "United announces seasonal flight from Chicago and Houston to Mazatlán" (in Spanish). EnElAire. August 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2017. Archived from the original on 16 October 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2017. 

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