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Acapulco International Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  13 ft / 4 m
Code  ACA
Phone  +52 744 435 2060
Serves  Acapulco
06/24  1,700
Elevation  4 m
Acapulco International Airport
Operator  Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Location  Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Address  Blvrd de las Naciones, Aeropuerto, 39931 Acapulco, Gro., Mexico

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Acapulco International Airport, officially General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (IATA: ACA, ICAO: MMAA), is the main airport of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, located 26 km (16 miles) from the city.

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In 2015, the airport handled 730,382 passengers, and in 2016 it handled 718,493 passengers.

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Because Acapulco has always been considered an important resort and recreation area, Acapulco International Airport has long been important in the development of tourism in southern Mexico. It is the largest international airport in the country's southern Pacific region, and one of the largest air facilities in Mexico. Frequent flights are available daily from Mexico City International Airport in Mexico City as well as less frequent flights from other Mexican, American, and Canadian cities. The airport can accommodate jets up to the size of the Boeing 747.

This international airport is one of the top 15 airports in Mexico in terms of passengers and operations, receiving many international charter flights.

The facility has many services for passengers, including restaurants, VIP lounges, and several gates equipped with jetways, and is divided in two terminals, The passenger terminal, serving all scheduled flight and all airlines (domestic and international) and the general aviation Terminal, which is a 1960s circular building.

The airport was named by Juan N. Álvarez Hurtado, a Mexican military who was instrumental in most of the armed conflicts in the beginning of Mexico independent, Governor of Guerrero and President of Mexico.

Airlines and destinations

Many Mexican airlines provide daily domestic flights to Mexico City, Tijuana, Monterrey and Toluca. United Airlines serves Acapulco from Houston. During the winter Acapulco is visited by Canadian charter airlines from places such as Montreal and Toronto. European charters such as Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and TUI Airlines also serve Acapulco because of PO Ferry cruises from here. Aircraft such as Boeing 737, Boeing 757, Boeing 767, Airbus A330, Airbus A320, Embraer EMB 145/195 and Bombardier CRJ100 are all regular visitors. When Acapulco was extremely popular airlines such as Delta, United, British Airways and Alitalia connected Acapulco to various European and American cities.

Passengers

List of passengers per year since 2001.

References

Acapulco International Airport Wikipedia


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