Querétaro Intercontinental Airport
Querétaro Intercontinental Airport
Aeropuerto Intercontinental de Querétaro
|Operator||Gobierno del Estado|
|Serves||Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico|
|Location||Colón and El Marqués|
|Opened||November 28, 2004|
|Elevation AMSL||6,290 ft / 1,969 m|
Source: Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil
Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Intercontinental de Querétaro, IATA: QRO, ICAO: MMQT) is an international airport located in the municipalities of Colón and El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico. It handles the national and international air traffic of the city of Querétaro and can also be used as an alternate airport to Mexico City International Airport.
It replaced the Ing. Fernando Espinoza Gutiérrez International Airport, which is no longer operational, in 2004.
On 31 August 2012, Aeroméxico announced that it will be building a maintenance base at Querétaro International Airport, and the construction for the new terminal will start shortly.
In 2016, the airport handled 637,752 passengers, and in 2017 it handled 807,228 passengers.
Airlines and destinations
|DHL Aviation||Cincinnati, Guadalajara|
|Regional Cargo||Cancún, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, La Paz, Mérida, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla, Tijuana, Villahermosa|
Ground transportation information
- Taxi: Travelers wishing to take a taxi or van to Querétaro (around US$25) and other cities can take the Airport taxi. Some travelers have arranged for a ride beforehand with one of the many shuttle services listed on San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato tourist websites. Average price about $30 to 40 per person.
- Car Rentals: Hertz and Budget have rental counters at the airport.
- Intercity Bus: Cheaper method to travel to other cities will be Autobus. Primera Plus (http://www.primeraplus.com.mx) used to have a ticket counter at the airport, which has been closed for a while. Airport taxi from the Airport to Querétaro Centro (central bus station) is about $20. From Centro, travelers can take another bus to any part of Mexico.
Regional Cargo has its headquarters on the airport property and in Colón. Universidad Nacional Aeronáutica en Querétaro has a facility on the grounds of the airport. On 31 August 2012, Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines announced that they will be building a maintenance base at Querétaro International airport.
|1||Nuevo León, Monterrey||120,283||Aeroméxico Connect, TAR, Viva Aerobus|
|2||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||64,537||Aeroméxico Connect|
|3||Quintana Roo, Cancún||50,765||Viva Aerobus, Volaris|
|4||Baja California, Tijuana||18,867||Volaris|
|10||Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta||2,361||1||TAR|
|1||United States, Houston||54,191||1||United Express|
|2||United States, Dallas||41,266||1||American Eagle|
|3||United States, Chicago||5,715||Volaris|
|4||United States, Los Angeles||3,635||Volaris|
|5||United States, Atlanta||3,385||Aeroméxico Connect|
- "Instalaciones". AIQ.com.mx (in Spanish). Aeropuerto Intercontinental de Querétaro. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
Coordenadas 20°37’2.5485”N y 100°11’8.4133”W
- "Aeroméxico and Delta announce route Querétaro-Detroit" (in Spanish). EnElAire. July 2018. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
- "More options to travel to Aguascalientes". Transportes Aéreos Regionales. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Querétaro International Airport.|
- Official website (in Spanish)
- Airport information for MMQT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Accident history for QRO at Aviation Safety Network
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