Morelia International Airport
General Francisco Mujica International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General Francisco J. Mujica
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico|
|Serves||Morelia, Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||1,839 m / 6,033 ft|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
General Francisco Mujica International Airport, or simply Morelia International Airport, (IATA: MLM, ICAO: MMMM) is an international airport in Álvaro Obregón, Michoacán, Mexico, near Morelia. The airport handles national and international air traffic of the city of Morelia. Named after the former governor of Michoacán, Francisco José Múgica. General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport is the largest in the state of Michoacan. The longest route from Morelia is to Chicago, served by Volaris and VivaAerobus, while the shortest route is Mexico City, served by Aeroméxico Connect.
One of the fastest growing airports in the country, it handled 618,800 passengers in 2017, and 721,802 passengers in 2018.
Since May 2019, the airport has been undergoing a massive remodeling and expansion of the terminal building. When completed, the check-in area will be relocated, more shops and restaurants will be added, as well as more baggage carousels and gate space. The airport is aiming to attract new airlines, such as Interjet and JetBlue, and establish new air service to markets such as Atlanta, Cancún, Ciudad Juárez and Portland. 
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|American Eagle||Dallas/Fort Worth|
|VivaAerobus|| Monterrey, Tijuana |
|Volaris||Chicago–Midway, Fresno, Los Angeles, Mexicali, Oakland, San Jose (CA), Tijuana|
|1||Baja California, Tijuana||117,976||Aeroméxico Connect, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|2||Mexico City, Mexico City||47,309||Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect|
|3||Baja California, Mexicali||21,416||Volaris|
|4||Nuevo León, Monterrey||3,558||1||VivaAerobus|
|1||United States, Chicago||44,202||Volaris|
|2||United States, Los Angeles||30,360||Volaris|
|3||United States, Oakland||28,673||Volaris|
|4||United States, Dallas||19,571||American Eagle|
|5||United States, San Jose||15,202||1||Volaris|
|6||United States, Houston||14,454||1||United Express|
|7||United States, Fresno||14,177||Volaris|
Accidents and incidents
- 9 September 1978 - A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter of Lineas Aéreas del Centro flying scheduled service to the old Morelia Airport from Mexico City, crashed shortly after takeoff from Mexico City International Airport. There were 18 fatalities among the 21 passengers. The aircraft was also damaged beyond repair.
- 19 September 2010 - Aeroméxico Flight 6531 bound to Morelia from Las Vegas suffered a fuel leak. The Boeing 737-700 returned to Las Vegas for an emergency landing. There were no fatalities among the 102 passangers. 
- "GAP Traffic Report". Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
- "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
- "List of Mexican Disasters". Blogspot. December 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2016.[unreliable source?]
- "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. January 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
- General Francisco Mujica International Airport
- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
- Airport information for MMMM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.