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 2013, the airport handled 70,191 passengers, and in 2014 it handled 66,846 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.
Airlines and destinations
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|1||Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City||25,899||Aeroméxico Connect|
|3||Nuevo León, Monterrey||46|
- "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
- Nuevo Laredo Intl. Airport
- Airport information for MMNL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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