Mérida International Airport

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Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Crescencio Rejón
Aeropuerto de Mérida.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
Serves Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 12 m / 39 ft
Coordinates 20°56′13″N 089°39′28″W / 20.93694°N 89.65778°W / 20.93694; -89.65778Coordinates: 20°56′13″N 089°39′28″W / 20.93694°N 89.65778°W / 20.93694; -89.65778
Map
MID is located in Yucatán (state)
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Location of the airport in Yucatán
MID is located in Mexico
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MID (Mexico)
MID is located in North America
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MID (North America)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
18/36 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Total passengers 2,148,484
Ranking in Mexico 8th Steady
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
Diagram of the Airport, by the FAA

Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport, formerly known as Mérida-Rejón Airport (IATA: MID, ICAO: MMMD) is an international airport located in the Mexican city of Mérida, Yucatán. It is located on the southern edge of the city and it is one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mérida/Mérida Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mazatlán International Airport. Mérida Center controls air traffic over the southeast part of the country.

It handles both domestic and international flights, and is open 24 hours a day. It can service airplanes as large as Boeing 747s and 777s, though most planes that fly in and out daily are smaller; the most common being the 737 and A320.

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The airport was completely remodeled between 1999 and 2001. It is the second largest airport in the ASUR's (Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste) group in terms of passengers and the first in terms of cargo.

There are multiple duty-free stores, a food court, specialty stores, bank and car rental counters in the terminal. 24 hour medical services and tourist information booths are also available

A Mexican Air Force Base −8th BAM, is located at the premises to the left of runway 10.

In 2017, 2,148,484 passengers passed through Mérida International Airport, a 10.2% increase from 2016. It became the 8th airport in the country to reach the 2 million milestone.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Arrivals area
Check-in hall
AirlinesDestinations
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City, Monterrey
American Eagle Miami
Interjet Havana, Mexico City
Magni Mexico City
MAYAir Cancún, Cozumel, Veracruz, Villahermosa
TAR Querétaro, Tampico, Veracruz
United Airlines Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa (begins December 15, 2018)[2]
Volaris Guadalajara, León/Del Bajío (begins November 20, 2018),[3] Mexico City, Monterrey
WestJet Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aeronaves TSMCancún, Queretaro
Amerijet InternationalBelize City, Cancún, Miami, San Pedro Sula
DHL AviationMiami
EstafetaCancún, Mexico City, Miami
LATAM Cargo MexicoLos Angeles, Manaus, Mexico City, São Paulo-Viracopos

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mérida International Airport (2017)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 743,483 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 94,949 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3  Jalisco, Guadalajara 72,852 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris
4  Veracruz, Veracruz 28,535 Increase 1 Aeromar, MAYAir, TAR, VivaAerobus
5  Tabasco, Villahermosa 21,689 Decrease 1 Aeromar, MAYAir, TAR
6  Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez 12,822 Steady Aeromar, TAR
7  Quintana Roo, Cancún 2,857 Steady Aeromar, MAYAir
8  Oaxaca, Oaxaca 1,416 Increase 2 Aeromar
9  Campeche, Campeche 441 Decrease 1
10  México (state), Toluca 205 Increase 7
Busiest international routes at Mérida International Airport (2017)[4]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Houston 32‚211 Steady United Airlines
2  United States, Miami 31,637 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, American Eagle
3  Cuba, Havana 9‚587 Increase 1 Interjet
4  Canada, Toronto 2‚644 Increase 1 WestJet
5  United States, Atlanta 1,394 Aeroméxico Connect
6  Belize, Belize City 491 Steady Tropic Air
7  Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo 171 Steady
8  United States, Miami 141 Decrease 6 American Eagle
9  United States, Dallas 131 Decrease 6 American Eagle
10  United States, Tampa 82

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for December 2017". PR Newswire Association. January 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Viva Aerobus launches four new routes" (in Spanish). EnElAire. September 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Volaris, the airline with the greatest connectivity in the Bajío" (in Spanish). Volaris. July 2018. Retrieved August 3, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009. 

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