Quetzalcóatl International Airport

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Quetzalcóatl International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Quetzalcóatl
NLD is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Public
Operator Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
Location Nuevo Laredo
Elevation AMSL 484 ft / 148 m
Coordinates 27°26′38″N 99°34′14″W / 27.44389°N 99.57056°W / 27.44389; -99.57056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 6,562 2,000 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers 84,443
Source: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares

Quetzalcóatl International Airport (Nahuatl pronunciation: [ketsalˈkoːaːtɬ]) (IATA: NLDICAO: MMNL) is an international airport located in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is situated near the U.S.-Mexico border, opposite Laredo, Texas and handles national and international air traffic for the city of Nuevo Laredo. It is operated by Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, a federal government-owned corporation.


Quetzalcóatl International Airport was named after Quetzalcoatl from the Aztec Religion who was a benefactor god, considered a leader among the deities, that would return after his departure to take back the empire.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
GID Explore Ciudad Victoria

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Nuevo Laredo International Airport (2012)[1]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 32,736 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico Connect
2  Tamaulipas, Ciudad Victoria 260 Steady GID Explore
3  Querétaro, Querétaro 45
4  Nuevo León, Monterrey 44 Decrease1
5  Guanajuato, León 25

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 

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