General Rafael Buelna International Airport

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General Rafael Buelna
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional
General Rafael Buelna
MZT is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Location Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Elevation AMSL 38 ft / 12 m
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Website official website
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,858 2,700 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Total passengers 853,409
Ranking in Mexico 18th Decrease 1
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

General Rafael Buelna International Airport (IATA: MZTICAO: MMMZ), also known as Mazatlán International Airport, is located in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. This airport is the most important in Sinaloa for its international operations, and second to Culiacan International Airport for its domestic operations. It has one terminal with two concourses. It is located on the southeastern edge of the city and it is one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mazatlán/Mazatlán Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mérida International Airport. Mazatlán Center controls air traffic over the northwest part of the country.

In 2014, the airport handled 789,234 passengers, and in 2015, the airport handled 853,409 passengers.


  • Contact positions: 4
  • False Contact positions: 4
  • Remote positions: 7
  • Number of jetways: 4
  • Number of baggage claiming carousels: 4
  • Food court (Floor & Upper Level)
  • Customs (Arrivals area)
  • Taxi & car rentals (Arrivals area)
  • Duty Free (Main corridor)
  • Parking area

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations Concourse
Aeromar Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Los Mochis A
Aeroméxico Seasonal: Mexico City A
Aeroméxico Connect Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Los Mochis, Mexico City, Tijuana A
Alaska Airlines Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma B
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix–Sky Harbor B
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles B
Aéreo Calafia Cabo San Lucas, La Paz A
Aéreo Servicio Guerrero San José del Cabo A
Delta Air Lines Los Angeles
Seasonal: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Enerjet Vancouver B
Interjet Mexico City A
Magni Monterrey
Seasonal: San José del Cabo
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal:[1] Minneapolis/St. Paul B
Sunwing Airlines Toronto-Pearson
Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Vancouver
TAR Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, La Paz, Monterrey, Torreón (begins August 11, 2016)[2] A
VivaAerobus La Paz, Mexico City, Monterrey A
Volaris Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana A
WestJet Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver B
File:MZT international.JPG
View of Concourse B.
A terminal map of MZT.

Busiest routes

Busiest Domestic Routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2015)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  Distrito Federal (México), Mexico City 183,527 Steady Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2  Nuevo León, Monterrey 42,220 Steady Magni, TAR, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3  Baja California, Tijuana 32,970 Steady Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris
4  Baja California Sur, La Paz 11,245 Steady Aéreo Calafia, TAR, VivaAerobus
5  Baja California Sur, Los Cabos 9,394 Increase 2 Aéreo Servicio Guerrero, Magni
6  Jalisco, Guadalajara 3,863 Steady Aeromar, Aeroméxico Connect, TAR
7  Chihuahua, Chihuahua 2,700 Increase 2 TAR
8  Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez 826 Steady TAR
9  Guerrero, Acapulco 174 Increase 2
10  Guanajuato, León 99
Busiest International Routes at Mazatlán International Airport (2015)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1  United States, Los Angeles 38,241 Increase 1 Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines
2  United States, Phoenix–Sky Harbor 34,782 Decrease 1 American Airlines, US Airways
3  United States, Dallas 14,184 Increase 1 American Airlines, American Eagle
4  United States, Minneapolis 11,689 Decrease 1 Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines
5  Canada, Calgary 7,921 Increase 1 Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
6  Canada, Edmonton 6,849 Decrease 1 Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
7  Canada, Toronto 3,657 Increase 1 Sunwing Airlines
8  Canada, Vancouver 3,642 Decrease 1 Enerjet, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet

See also


  2. "Torreón from $991 MXN (in Spanish)". TAR Aerolíneas. Retrieved May 31, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Air Operational Statistics". Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2016. Retrieved February 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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