Salina Cruz Airport

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Salina Cruz Airport

Aeropuerto de Salina Cruz

Naval Air Station Salina Cruz

Estación Aeronaval de Salina Cruz
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorMilitary of Mexico
LocationSalina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
Elevation AMSL75 ft / 23 m
Coordinates16°12′45″N 095°12′05″W / 16.21250°N 95.20139°W / 16.21250; -95.20139Coordinates: 16°12′45″N 095°12′05″W / 16.21250°N 95.20139°W / 16.21250; -95.20139
Salina is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,716 5,629 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Salina Cruz Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Salina Cruz) (IATA: SCX, ICAO: MMSZ) is an airport located at Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico.[1] It handles national air traffic for the city of Salina Cruz. It is also known as Naval Air Station Salina Cruz (Estación Aeronaval de Salina Cruz).

The mayor of the town, Mr. Alfredo Cortés Rito ordered the construction of the airstrip in 1942. The first airplane that landed there was carrying a US military attaché.


The airport resides at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,716 by 21 metres (5,630 ft × 69 ft).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for SCX at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

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