Loreto International Airport
|Loreto International Airport|
Aeropuerto Internacional de Loreto
|Operator||Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares|
Baja California Sur state,
|Elevation AMSL||34 ft / 10 m|
Source: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
The airport handles national and international air traffic for the city of Loreto and northern Baja California Sur state.
It is operated by Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, a federal government-owned corporation. It is capable of handling aircraft the size of Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s. Mainly it receives Embraer ERJ 145s, Bombardier CRJs and Boeing 737s.
Aeromexico flew to several domestic and international destinations in past years, but service was cancelled in 2014. Currently, the airport has regular international flights to Los Angeles and seasonal service to Calgary.
In 2016, the airport handled 72,412 passengers, and in 2017 it handled 85,375 passengers.
Airlines and destinations
|Alaska Airlines||Los Angeles|
|Calafia Airlines||Guadalajara, Guaymas, Hermosillo, La Paz, San José del Cabo, Tijuana|
Accidents and incidents
- Aeroméxico Flight 498: On August 31, 1986 an Aeroméxico DC-9 that originated from Mexico City and stopped at Loreto and other Mexican destinations collided with a private aircraft while attempting to land at Los Angeles International Airport.
- "Cancelan vuelo de Aeroméxico a Loreto (in Spanish)". BCS Noticias. February 14, 2014. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
- Official Loreto International Airport website
- Airport information for MMLT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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