Mérida International Airport
|Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport|
Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Crescencio Rejón
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste|
|Serves||Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||12 m / 39 ft|
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.
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.
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City, Monterrey|
|Interjet||Havana, Mexico City|
|MAYAir||Cancún, Cozumel, Veracruz, Villahermosa|
|TAR||Querétaro, Tampico, Veracruz|
|VivaAerobus||Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa (begins December 15, 2018)|
|Volaris||Guadalajara, León/Del Bajío (begins November 20, 2018), Mexico City, Monterrey|
|Aeronaves TSM||Cancún, Queretaro|
|Amerijet International||Belize City, Cancún, Miami, San Pedro Sula|
|Estafeta||Cancún, Mexico City, Miami|
|LATAM Cargo Mexico||Los Angeles, Manaus, Mexico City, São Paulo-Viracopos|
|1||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||743,483||Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|2||Nuevo León, Monterrey||94,949||Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||Jalisco, Guadalajara||72,852||Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|4||Veracruz, Veracruz||28,535||1||Aeromar, MAYAir, TAR, VivaAerobus|
|5||Tabasco, Villahermosa||21,689||1||Aeromar, MAYAir, TAR|
|6||Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez||12,822||Aeromar, TAR|
|7||Quintana Roo, Cancún||2,857||Aeromar, MAYAir|
|10||México (state), Toluca||205||7|
|1||United States, Houston||32‚211||United Airlines|
|2||United States, Miami||31,637||Aeroméxico Connect, American Eagle|
|5||United States, Atlanta||1,394||Aeroméxico Connect|
|6||Belize, Belize City||491||Tropic Air|
|7||Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo||171|
|8||United States, Miami||141||6||American Eagle|
|9||United States, Dallas||131||6||American Eagle|
|10||United States, Tampa||82|
Accidents and incidents
- On 9 April 1958, a Vickers Viscount of Cubana de Aviación was hijacked en route from José Martí International Airport, Havana to Santa Clara Airport. The aircraft landed at Mérida-Rejón Airport, Mexico where the hijack ended.
- "ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for December 2017". PR Newswire Association. January 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
- "Viva Aerobus launches four new routes" (in Spanish). EnElAire. September 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
- "Volaris, the airline with the greatest connectivity in the Bajío" (in Spanish). Volaris. July 2018. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
- "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
- "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009.