Mexicali International Airport
|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|
|Website||Mexicali International Airport|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (IATA: MXL, ICAO: 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.
In 2015 the airport served 595,600 passengers, while in 2016 it served 716,200 passengers, an increase of 20.2%.
Airlines and destinations
|Aéreo Calafia||Culiacán, La Paz|
|Volaris||Culiacán, Guadalajara, Mexico City|
Aviacsa ceased operations at this airport in May 2008.
|1||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||189,687||Aeroméxico, Volaris|
|3||Sonora, Hermosillo||17,470||Aeroméxico Connect|
|4||Sinaloa, Culiacán||14,956||Aéreo Calafia, Volaris|
|5||Baja California, Tijuana||844||1|
|7||Sonora, Ciudad Obregón||31||1|
- List of the busiest airports in Mexico
- 2012 Boeing 727 crash experiment, involving a Boeing 727 that took off from General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport, to be deliberately crashed for the purpose of making a television show.
- General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada International Airport
- Airport information for MMML at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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