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Bahías de Huatulco International Airport

Bahías de Huatulco International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Bahías de Huatulco) (IATA: HUX, ICAO: MMBT) is an international airport located at Huatulco, in the state of Oaxaca on Mexico.[1] The airport handles national and international air traffic for the southern and southeastern Pacific coast of Oaxaca state.

Huatulco International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de Huatulco
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos del Sureste (ASUR)
ServesHuatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Elevation AMSL464 ft / 141 m
Coordinates15°46′31″N 096°15′45″W / 15.77528°N 96.26250°W / 15.77528; -96.26250
Map
HUX is located in Oaxaca
HUX
HUX
Location of airport in Oaxaca
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Total Passengers819,305
Ranking in Mexico23rd Steady

It is one of nine airports in southeast Mexico operated by Aeropuertos del Sureste (ASUR), which lists the airport's name as Huatulco International Airport.

FacilitiesEdit

The airport resides at an elevation of 464 feet (141 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1]

An airport lounge[4] at this airport is operated by Global Lounge Network.[5]

 
Terminal Map.
 
Huatulco's Airport inside.
 
Huatulco's Airport inside.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Traffic statisticsEdit

In recent years, it has become one of the fastest growing airports in the country thanks to new seasonal flights from Canada and the US: in 2017, it handled 776,632 passengers and in 2018 it handled 819,305 passengers, a yearly increase of over 5%.[3]

Busiest routesEdit

Busiest national routes at Huatulco International Airport (2018)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   Mexico City, Mexico City 306,020   Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, Viva Aerobus, Volaris
2   Nuevo León, Monterrey 18,351   2 Magni, Viva Aerobus, Volaris
3   Jalisco, Guadalajara 12,900   1 Volaris
4   Oaxaca, Oaxaca 3,698   1 Aerotucán, Aerovega, TAR
5   Querétaro, Querétaro 3,452 TAR
6   Baja California, Tijuana 2,055 Volaris
Busiest international routes at Huatulco International Airport (2018)[8]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   Canada, Toronto 12,876   Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
2   Canada, Calgary 11,641   Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
3   Canada, Vancouver 7,367   2 Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
4   Canada, Edmonton 5,438   6 Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
5   United States, Chicago 5,130   1 Volaris
6   Canada, Regina 4,109   2 Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines
7   Canada, Winnipeg 2,327   1 Sunwing Airlines
8   United States, Houston 1,781   5 United Express
9   United States, St. Louis 1,718  
10   Canada, Saskatoon 1,528   1 Sunwing Airlines

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for MMBT from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for HUX at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ a b "ASUR Passenger Traffic" (Web). ASUR. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.prioritypass.com/es/loungesearch?entity=c115d479-1fbf-43b3-91a5-df840f1d8ab5
  5. ^ http://globalloungenetwork.com/
  6. ^ "Winter is Coming, Again: American Airlines Adds Flights to the South". American Airlines. May 2019. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  7. ^ "Interjet will join Cancún and Acapulco from October 27" (in Spanish). El Financiero. September 2019. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2019. Retrieved February 6, 2019.

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