Nuevo Laredo International Airport

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Nuevo Laredo International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de Nuevo Laredo
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
LocationNuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Elevation AMSL484 ft / 148 m
Coordinates27°26′38″N 099°34′14″W / 27.44389°N 99.57056°W / 27.44389; -99.57056Coordinates: 27°26′38″N 099°34′14″W / 27.44389°N 99.57056°W / 27.44389; -99.57056
Map
NLD is located in Tamaulipas
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NLD
NLD is located in Mexico
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2021)
Passengers53,921
Ranking in Mexico49th Steady
Source: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares

Quetzalcóatl International Airport (Nahuatl pronunciation: [ketsalˈkoːaːtɬ], Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Quetzalcóatl, IATA: NLD, ICAO: MMNL), also known as Nuevo Laredo International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de Nuevo Laredo), 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.

In 2020, the airport handled 28,891 passengers, and in 2021 it handled 53,921 passengers.[1]

History[edit]

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. Mexicana used to fly to Mexico City and Guadalajara before it ceased operations in 2010.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passengers[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
Magni Seasonal: Cancún, Puerto Vallarta
VivaAerobús Mexico City

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
TUM AeroCarga Guadalajara, Reynosa, Toluca/Mexico City

Statistics[edit]

Passengers[edit]

Nuevo Laredo Airport Passengers. See source Wikidata query.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2022. Retrieved January 22, 2022.
  2. ^ "Mexicana suspende vuelos a Tamaulipas (in Spanish)". El Universal. August 18, 2010. Retrieved February 6, 2016.

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