Xoxocotlán International Airport

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Xoxocotlán International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Xoxocotlán
Xoxocotlán International Airport Oaxaca.png


OAX is located in Oaxaca
Location of airport in Oaxaca
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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,038 2,450 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Total Passengers 663,187
Ranking in Mexico 21st Increase 2
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste

Xoxocotlán International Airport (IATA: OAXICAO: 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.

In 2014, the airport handled 542,271 passengers, and in 2015 it handled 663,187 passengers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aeromar Mexico City (begins May 7, 2016),[1] Tuxtla Gutiérrez (begins May 2, 2016),[1] Villahermosa (begins May 2, 2016)[1]
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
Aerotucán Huatulco, Puerto Escondido
Aerovega Huatulco, Puerto Escondido
Interjet Mexico City
TAR Aerolineas Guadalajara, Huatulco, Tepic, Toluca/Mexico City
United Express Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Monterrey
Volaris Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana

Busiest routes[edit]

Busiest domestic routes at Oaxaca International Airport (2015)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 243,951 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
2  Baja California, Tijuana 42,136 Steady Interjet, Volaris
3  Nuevo León, Monterrey 22,043 Steady VivaAerobus, Volaris
4  Jalisco, Guadalajara 1,251 TAR
5  México (state), Toluca 977 Increase 2 TAR
6  Oaxaca, Huatulco 785 Aerotucán, Aerovega, TAR
7  Coahuila, Torreón 189
8  Guerrero, Acapulco 119 Decrease 3
9  Chiapas, Tapachula 115
10  Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes 114 Decrease 1


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]


  1. ^ a b c "Aeromar Adds New Domestic Routes from May 2016". Airline Route. February 10, 2016. Retrieved February 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Accident description". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2016. 

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