Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Vallarta Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico|
|Serves||Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit|
|Location||Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco|
|Focus city for|
|Elevation AMSL||23 ft / 7 m|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (sometimes abbreviated as Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport) (IATA: PVR, ICAO: MMPR) is an international airport located at Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco in Mexico. The airport is named after President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1964–70). Airport had a total of 4,931,026 passengers during 2019.
Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport is mainly a tourist airport, with most passengers visiting the airport in the winter, spring and early summer, just before the rainy season hits the area. The airport serves multiple destinations in North America, and the British tourist airline TUI Airways serves the airport with two weekly year-round flights to both London-Gatwick and Manchester using their Boeing 787 aircraft. Los Angeles, Dallas, and Houston are the busiest international routes from the airport, serving more that than 100 thousand passengers annually. Among all airlines that serve the airport, WestJet serves the greatest number of international destinations, connecting 11 different Canadian cities with Puerto Vallarta during the high season. Free Wifi is available throughout the airport, and food services and shopping are both abundant after clearing security.
Expansion and growth
Puerto Vallarta has seen growth and expansion due to higher demand. In the 21st century, multiple airlines have expanded at the airport, along with new airlines and aircraft upgrades.
In 2020, it has been announced that the Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico operator group have invested about $4 billion pesos to build a 35,000-square-meter non-energy terminal, which would increase passenger traffic by 60% after completion. In addition, the funds will also be used for a new bus terminal and improved parking lots. This is part of GAP's new expansion plan for its airports in the state of Jalisco, spending a total of $18 billion pesos, and is expected to be completed by 2024.
Airlines and destinations
|1||Mexico City, Mexico City||550,955||Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|2||Nuevo León, Monterrey||130,426||Aeroméxico Connect, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||Baja California, Tijuana||78,321||VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|4||Jalisco, Guadalajara||62,204||Aeromar, Calafia Airlines, Interjet, TAR, VivaAerobus|
|5||Guanajuato, León||35,695||2||Interjet, Volaris|
|6||México (state), Toluca||31,003||1||Interjet|
|8||Querétaro, Querétaro||11,872||3||TAR, Volaris|
|11||San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí||3,488||1||TAR|
|13||Baja California Sur, Los Cabos||916|
|14||Baja California Sur, La Paz||357||8|
|15||Baja California Sur Loreto||180|
|1||United States, Los Angeles||202,066||Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines|
|2||United States, Dallas||140,823||American Airlines, Sun Country Airlines|
|3||United States, Houston[Note 1]||120,720||Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, United Express|
|4||United States, San Francisco||111,202||Alaska Airlines, United Airlines|
|5||Canada, Calgary||107,135||Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet|
|6||Canada, Vancouver||89,084||1||Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet|
|7||United States, Phoenix||79,171||1||American Airlines, Volaris|
|8||United States, Denver||77,745||2||Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines|
|9||United States, Chicago||73,036||American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Volaris|
|10||Canada, Toronto||70,557||Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet|
|11||United States, Seattle||44,089||2||Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines|
|12||United States, Atlanta||42,486||1||Delta Air Lines|
|13||Canada, Montréal||40,171||4||Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines|
|14||United States, Minneapolis||37,514||2||Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines|
|15||Canada, Edmonton||36,659||Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, Swoop WestJet|
- Official statistics include airports George Bush and Hobby.
- "GAP Traffic Report". Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
- "Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta airports in line for major upgrades". Mexico News Daily. Mexico News Daily. 7 February 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
- "Air Canada / Air Canada rouge W19 Sun Destinations service changes as of 16JUL19". RoutesOnline. 16 July 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
- "Interjet limits its operation to 6 destinations". EnElAire (in Spanish). May 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
- "Southwest announces new international flights from Phoenix to Mexico". AZCentral. March 2020. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
- "Sun Country will fly from Dallas to Puerto Vallarta and San José del Cabo" (in Spanish). Transponder 1200. November 2019. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
- "With Volaris, Fly Sure to more destinations". Volaris. July 2020. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
- "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
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- Puerto Vallarta International Airport
- http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/current/MMPR.html Current weather at MMPR from NOAA
- TripAdvisor page on arrival at PVR, including warning about the Shark Tank.
- Airport information for MMPR at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.