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)
MID
MID
Location of the airport in Yucatán
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
18/36 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Total passengers 1,944,782
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: MIDICAO: 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.

Information[edit]

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 2015, 1,663,616 passengers passed through Mérida International Airport, and in 2016 it handled 1,944,782 passengers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Arrivals area
Check-in hall
Airlines Destinations
Aeromar Cancún, Mexico City, Oaxaca, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Atlanta (begins December 1, 2017),[1][2] Mexico City, Miami
American Airlines Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth
American Eagle Miami
Blue Panorama Airlines Seasonal: Milan-Malpensa
Interjet Havana, Mexico City
Magni Mexico City
MAYAir Cancún, Cozumel, Veracruz, Villahermosa
TAR Oaxaca, Tampico, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa
Tropic Air Belize City
United Airlines Houston-Intercontinental
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey
VivaAerobus Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Veracruz
WestJet Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeronaves TSM Cancún, Queretaro
Amerijet International Belize City, Cancún, Miami, San Pedro Sula
DHL Aviation Miami
Estafeta Cancún, Mexico City, Miami
LATAM Cargo Mexico Los Angeles, Manaus, Mexico City, São Paulo-Viracopos

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Mérida International Airport (2016)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 699,769 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 91,066 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3  Jalisco, Guadalajara 60,657 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris
4  Tabasco, Villahermosa 23,131 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico Connect, MAYAir, TAR
5  Veracruz, Veracruz 10,344 Increase 8 Aeroméxico Connect, MAYAir, TAR, Viva Aerobus
6  Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez 8,944 Decrease 1 Aeromar, TAR
7  Quintana Roo, Cancún 564 Increase 3 MAYAir
8  Campeche, Campeche 422
9  Sinaloa, Mazatlán 318
10  Oaxaca, Oaxaca 293 Aeromar
Busiest international routes at Mérida International Airport (2016)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Houston 26,345 Steady United Airlines
2  United States, Miami 17,747 Steady Aeroméxico Connect
3  United States, Dallas 7,795 American Airlines
4  Cuba, Havana 30 Increase 4 Interjet
5  CAN, Toronto 3,076 WestJet
6  Belize, Belize City 701 Decrease 3 Tropic Air
7  DOM, Santo Domingo 291
8  Italy, Milan 271 Decrease 4 Blue Panorama Airlines
9  United States, Orlando–International 155 Decrease 4 Aeroméxico Connect
10  USA, San Francisco 119

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aeroméxico and Delta announce new routes and more frequencies between Mexico and the United States" (in Spanish). EnElAire. May 2017. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Delta and Aeromexico expand options for U.S.-Mexico travel". Delta Air Lines. May 2017. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Air carrier operational statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009. 

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