General Rafael Buelna International Airport

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General Rafael Buelna
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional
General Rafael Buelna
MZT terminal1.JPG


MZT is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,858 2,700 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Total passengers 789,234
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's 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 2013, the airport handled 731,297 passengers, and in 2014, the airport handled 789,234 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 Concourse
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City A
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City A
Alaska Airlines Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma B
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix B
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles B
Aéreo Calafia Cabo San Lucas, La Paz A
Aéreo Servicio Guerrero San José del Cabo A
Delta Air Lines Los Angeles
Seasonal: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Enerjet Vancouver B
Interjet Mexico City A
Magni Monterrey
Seasonal: San José del Cabo
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal:[1] Minneapolis/St. Paul B
Sunwing Airlines Toronto-Pearson
Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Vancouver
TAR Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, La Paz, Monterrey A
VivaAerobus La Paz, Mexico City, Monterrey A
Volaris Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana A
WestJet Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver B
View of Concourse B.
A terminal map of MZT.

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2014)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 170,684 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 37,151 Steady Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3  Baja California, Tijuana 29,273 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
4  Baja California Sur, La Paz 9,529 Increase 5 VivaAerobus
5  Sinaloa, Los Mochis 9,252 Decrease 1 Aeroméxico Connect
6  Jalisco, Guadalajara 7,768 Decrease 1 Aeroméxico Connect
7  Baja California Sur, Los Cabos 3,333 Increase 1 Aéreo Servicio Guerrero, Magni
8  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 859 Steady
9  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 859 Decrease 2 Aéreo Calafia
10  Nayarit, Tepic 256
Busiest international routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2014)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Phoenix 40,975 Steady US Airways
2  United States, Los Angeles 33,735 Steady Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
3  United States, Minneapolis 9,612 Increase 4 Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines
4  United States, Dallas 9,553 Decrease 1 American Eagle Airlines, American Eagle
5  Canada, Edmonton 7,542 Decrease 1 Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
6  Canada, Calgary 6,863 Steady Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
7  Canada, Vancouver 6,261 Decrease 2 Enerjet, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
8  Canada, Toronto 3,701 Steady Sunwing Airlines
9  United States, San Diego 144

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 

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