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Mexicali International Airport

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Airport type  Public, Military
10L/28R  2,600
Elevation  23 m
Elevation AMSL  23 m / 75 ft
Code  MXL
Phone  +52 686 552 2148
Mexicali International Airport
Operator  Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico
Serves  Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Website  Mexicali International Airport
Address  Mesa de Andrade Km. 23.5 S/N, Col. Mariano Abasolo, 21600 Mexicali, BC, Mexico

General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (IATA: MXL, ICAO: MMML) Is an international airport located outside Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, near the U.S.-Mexico border. It is the northern-most airport in Mexico. It is named after Mexican military officer, politician and former Governor of Baja California Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.

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The General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport is located 20 kilometres east of the City of Mexicali. The airport is 535 hectares in area, with an asphalt runway 2600 metres long and 45 metres wide, designed to handle aircraft such as the Boeing 737, Boeing 757 and Airbus A320. It has two taxiways, 385 and 460 metres long by 23 metres wide.

The airport has two aprons, one for commercial aviation, made of hydraulic concrete with three parking positions; and another for general aviation, made of asphalt, with 24 parking positions and three helipads. It also has a building for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, a machinery room, visual aids, control tower, three hangars and a water treatment plant.

In 2015 the airport served 595,600 passengers, while in 2016 it served 716,200 passengers, an increase of 20.2%.

Airlines and destinations

Aviacsa ceased operations at this airport in May 2008.

References

Mexicali International Airport Wikipedia


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