Oaxaca International Airport

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Xoxocotlán International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Xoxocotlán
Xoxocotlán International Airport Oaxaca.png
Summary
Airport type Public/Militar
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
Location Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Elevation AMSL 4,989 ft / 1,521 m
Coordinates 17°0′0″N 96°43′36″W / 17.00000°N 96.72667°W / 17.00000; -96.72667Coordinates: 17°0′0″N 96°43′36″W / 17.00000°N 96.72667°W / 17.00000; -96.72667
Map
OAX is located in Oaxaca
OAX
OAX
Location of airport in Oaxaca
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,038 2,450 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Total Passengers 862,286
Ranking in Mexico 18th Increase 3
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste

Xoxocotlán International Airport (IATA: OAX, ICAO: MMOX) (Classical Nahuatl: Xōxōkot͡ɬan [ʃoʃokotlan], χoχokot͡ɬán in Mexican Spanish) is an international airport located at Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. The airport has only one terminal that handles domestic and international air traffic. An airport lounge[1] operated by Global Lounge Network[2] is located at the terminal.

In 2016, the airport handled 746,910 passengers, and in 2017 it handled 862,286 passengers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
AeromarMexico City
Aeroméxico ConnectMexico City
Aerotucán Huatulco, Ixtepec, Puerto Escondido
Aerovega Huatulco, Puerto Escondido
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth (begins December 19, 2018)[3]
Interjet Mexico City
TAR Aerolineas Guadalajara, Huatulco, Querétaro
United Express Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Monterrey
VolarisGuadalajara, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Tijuana

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Oaxaca International Airport (2017)[4]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 304,586 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
2  Baja California, Tijuana 49,061 Steady Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 30,888 Steady VivaAerobus, Volaris
4  Jalisco, Guadalajara 15,110 Steady TAR, Volaris
5  Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez 7,896 Increase 2 Aeromar
6  Oaxaca, Huatulco 3,696 Decrease 1 Aerotucán, Aerovega, TAR
7  Yucatán, Mérida 1,593 Increase 2 Aeromar
8  Tabasco, Villahermosa 690 Steady Aeromar
9  Quintana Roo, Cancún 447 Aeromar
10  Michoacán, Uruapan 290

Name[edit]

The name of the airport is due to its location within the municipality of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán, a Southern suburb of Oaxaca City.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Búsqueda de Sala VIP - Priority Pass". www.prioritypass.com.
  2. ^ "Global Lounge Network". www.globalloungenetwork.com.
  3. ^ "American Airlines Adds New Service to Destinations in Mexico and South America". American Airlines (Press release). March 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  4. ^ "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018.

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