General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mexicali General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada
Airport type Public, Military
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico
Serves Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 23 m / 75 ft
Coordinates 32°37′50″N 115°14′29″W / 32.63056°N 115.24139°W / 32.63056; -115.24139Coordinates: 32°37′50″N 115°14′29″W / 32.63056°N 115.24139°W / 32.63056; -115.24139
Website Mexicali International Airport
MXL is located in Mexico
Location of the airport in Mexico
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10L/28R 2,600 8,530 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Total Passengers 586,396
Ranking in Mexico 26th Increase 3
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (IATA: MXLICAO: MMML) Is an international airport located outside Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, near the U.S.-Mexico border. It is the northern-most airport in Mexico. It is named after Mexican military officer, politician and former Governor of Baja California Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.


The General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport is located 20 kilometres east of the City of Mexicali. The airport is 535 hectares in area, with an asphalt runway 2600 metres long and 45 metres wide, designed to handle aircraft such as the Boeing 737, Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. It has two taxiways, 385 and 460 metres long by 23 metres wide.

The airport has two aprons, one for commercial aviation, made of hydraulic concrete with three parking positions; and another for general aviation, made of asphalt, with 24 parking positions and three helipads. It also has a building for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, a machinery room, visual aids, control tower, three hangars and a water treatment plant.

Aviacsa ceased operations in this airport in May 2008.

In 2014 the airport served 507,200 passengers, while in 2015 it served 586,396 passengers, an increase of 17.53%.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aéreo Calafia Cabo San Lucas, Culiacán, La Paz
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Hermosillo
Seasonal: Monterrey
Volaris Culiacán, Guadalajara, Mexico City

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mexicali International Airport (2015)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 162,314 Steady Aeroméxico, Volaris
2  Jalisco, Guadalajara 96,428 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
3  Sonora, Hermosillo 21,256 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
4  Baja California, Tijuana 594 Steady
5  Guanajuato, León 239
6  Querétaro, Querétaro 79
7  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 73
8  Sonora, Ciudad Obregón 38


See also[edit]


External links[edit]