Table 11-2b Top 20 Mexican Airports by Flight Operations: 1996

Table 11-2b
Top 20 Mexican Airports by Flight Operations: 1996

(Number of flight operations (landings plus take-offs). Length and altitude in meters)

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Airport name Number
of flight operationsa
Length of longest runway Altitude above
sea level
International airport?
Mexico City, D.F. 236,136 3,900 2,237 Yes
Guadalajara, Jal. 124,948 4,000 1,528 Yes
Monterrey, N.L. 76,004 3,000 387 Yes
Cancún, Q. Roo. 73,308 3,500 7 Yes
Toluca, Edo. de Méx. 48,088 4,200 2,575 Yes
Hermosillo, Son. 46,695 2,300 197 Yes
Culiacán, Sin. 44,561 2,300 33 Yes
Tijuana, B.C. 41,088 2,960 152 Yes
Chihuahua, Chih. 36,162 2,600 1,360 Yes
Puerto Vallarta, Jal. 34,683 3,100 6 Yes
Cd. del Carmen, Camp. 33,659 2,200 2 No
Acapulco, Gro. 28,334 3,300 5 Yes
Torreón, Coah. 27,854 2,750 1,126 Yes
Mazatlán, Sin. 24,447 2,700 10 Yes
Mérida, Yuc. 22,895 2,700 11 Yes
Bajío (León), Gto. 21,343 3,500 1,874 Yes
La Paz, B.C.S. 21,165 2,550 21 Yes
Tampico, Tamps. 20,383 2,250 25 Yes
San José del Cabo, B.C.S. 18,722 2,200 109 Yes
Villahermosa, Tab. 18,600 2,200 13 Yes

aIncludes all civilian operations (air carriers, air taxis and general aviation), including local movements. (Canadian and U.S. data in Tables 11-2a and 11-2c exclude local movements). For the definition of local movements, see Appendix B.

SOURCE: Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. Resultado del Movimiento Aeroportuario, Enero-Diciembre de 1996. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1997).