Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport

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Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Aguascalientes 05.JPG
IATA: AGUICAO: MMAS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Serves Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 6,112 ft / 1,863 m
Coordinates 21°42′20″N 102°19′04″W / 21.70556°N 102.31778°W / 21.70556; -102.31778Coordinates: 21°42′20″N 102°19′04″W / 21.70556°N 102.31778°W / 21.70556; -102.31778
Map
AGU is located in Aguascalientes
AGU
AGU
Location of airport in Aguascalientes state
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
04/22
(Closed)
1,060 3,478 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Total Passengers 621,008
Ranking in Mexico 24th Increase 1
Sources: GAP, DAFIF[1]

Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo, IATA: AGUICAO: MMAS), also known as Aguascalientes International Airport, serves Aguascalientes, the capital city of the state of Aguascalientes in Mexico. It handles national and international air traffic for the city of Aguascalientes. The airport was named after Jesús Terán Peredo, an Aguascalientes governor from 1855 to 1857, and one of the first persons to recognize Benito Juárez as Mexico's president.

Its commercial facilities consist of a sole terminal, with four contact positions plus three remotes used by non-mainline carriers. The terminal has been recently[when?] remodeled and expanded to meet the growing demand. The airport is now able to handle 1.5 million passengers, although it only handled 0.4 million during 2012. Several amenities have been recently opened, such as the introduction of a new restaurant on the upper level of the airport, new check-in counters, among many others. The airport has become one of the most important terminals in the Central-West region of Mexico.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 6,112 feet (1,863 m) above mean sea level. It has one active runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft). A former runway designated 04/22 is now closed; it had an asphalt surface measuring 1,060 by 30 metres (3,478 ft × 98 ft).[1]

It handled 540,500 passengers in 2014, and 621,008 passengers in 2015.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City, Monterrey
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
Interjet Mexico City, Tijuana
Magni Seasonal: Cancún
TAR Aerolineas Puerto Vallarta
United Express Houston-Intercontinental
Volaris Cancún, Los Angeles, Tijuana

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest Domestic Routes at Aguascalientes International Airport (2015)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 150,514 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet
2  Baja California, Tijuana 59,647 Steady Interjet, Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 15,940 Increase 1 Aeroméxico Connect
4  Quintana Roo, Cancún 15,003 Decrease 1 Magni, Volaris
5  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta 3,991 Steady TAR
Busiest International Routes at Aguascalientes International Airport (2015)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth 30,230 Steady American Eagle
2  California, Los Angeles 21,049 Volaris
3  Texas, Houston-Intercontinental 14,042 Decrease 1 United Express

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for MMAS from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ a b "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 

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