Quetzalcóatl International Airport
|Quetzalcóatl International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Quetzalcóatl
|Operator||Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares|
|Elevation AMSL||484 ft / 148 m|
Source: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares
Quetzalcóatl International Airport (Nahuatl pronunciation: [ketsalˈkoːaːtɬ]) (IATA: NLD, ICAO: MMNL) is an international airport located in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is situated near the U.S.-Mexico border, opposite Laredo, Texas and handles national and international air traffic for the city of Nuevo Laredo. It is operated by Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares, a federal government-owned corporation.
In 2014, the airport handled 66,846 passengers, and in 2015 it handled 72,978 passengers.
Quetzalcóatl International Airport was named after Quetzalcoatl from the Aztec Religion who was a benefactor god, considered a leader among the deities, that would return after his departure to take back the empire. Mexicana used to fly to Mexico City and Guadalajara before it ceased operations in 2010.
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|1||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||29,613||Aeroméxico Connect|
- "Mexicana suspende vuelos a Tamaulipas (in Spanish)". El Universal. August 18, 2010. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
- "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved 2015-02-06.
- Nuevo Laredo Intl. Airport
- Airport information for MMNL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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