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Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport

Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (sometimes abbreviated as Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport) (IATA: PVR, ICAO: MMPR) is an international airport located at Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco in Mexico. The airport is named after President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1964–70). It handled 4,522,600 passengers in 2017 and 4,627,800 passengers in 2018.[1]

Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Vallarta Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Vallarta.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorGrupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
ServesPuerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit
LocationPuerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL23 ft / 7 m
Coordinates20°40′48″N 105°15′15″W / 20.68000°N 105.25417°W / 20.68000; -105.25417Coordinates: 20°40′48″N 105°15′15″W / 20.68000°N 105.25417°W / 20.68000; -105.25417
PVR is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
PVR is located in Jalisco
PVR (Jalisco)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 10,171 3,100 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Total passengers4,627,800
Ranking in Mexico7th Steady
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico


Airport statisticsEdit

Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport is mainly a tourist airport, with most passengers visiting the airport in the winter, spring and early summer, just before the rainy season hits the area. The airport serves multiple destinations in North America, and the British tourist airline TUI Airways serves the airport with two weekly year-round flights to both London-Gatwick and Manchester using their Boeing 787 aircraft. Los Angeles, Dallas, and Houston are the busiest international routes from the airport, serving more that than 100 thousand passengers annually. Among all airlines that serve the airport, WestJet serves the greatest number of international destinations, connecting 12 different Canadian cities with Puerto Vallarta during the high season. Free Wifi is available throughout the airport, and food services and shopping are both abundant after clearing security.

Expansion and growthEdit

Puerto Vallarta has seen growth and expansion due to higher demand. In the 21st century, multiple airlines have expanded at the airport, along with new airlines and aircraft upgrades.

Airlines and destinationsEdit


Airport's exterior in 2015
Terminal Map
Airport ticket counters.
Gate 1.
Hall A.
Commercial Zone.
AeromarGuadalajara, Mexico City
AeroméxicoMexico City
Aeroméxico ConnectMexico City
Air CanadaVancouver
Seasonal: Calgary, Montréal–Trudeau (begins October 27, 2019)[2]
Air Canada RougeToronto–Pearson
Air TransatCalgary, Edmonton, Montréal–Trudeau, Vancouver
Seasonal: Québec City, Toronto–Pearson, Victoria, Winnipeg
Alaska AirlinesLos Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco
Seasonal: Portland (OR), Seattle/Tacoma
American AirlinesDallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix–Sky Harbor
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare
American EagleLos Angeles
Calafia AirlinesCabo San Lucas, Guadalajara
Copa AirlinesPanama City
Delta Air LinesAtlanta, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Seasonal: Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle/Tacoma
Frontier AirlinesSeasonal: Chicago–O'Hare, Denver
InterjetMexico City, Toluca/Mexico City
Seasonal: Guadalajara
MagnichartersMexico City, Monterrey
Seasonal: Chihuahua, Nuevo Laredo
Southwest AirlinesDenver, Houston–Hobby, Los Angeles (ends January 5, 2020), Oakland, San Diego
Sun Country AirlinesSeasonal: Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Sunwing AirlinesEdmonton
Seasonal: Calgary, Montréal–Trudeau, Ottawa, Québec City, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver, Winnipeg
Swoop Seasonal: Abbotsford, Edmonton (begins October 19, 2019),[3] Hamilton (ON), Winnipeg (begins December 10, 2019)[3]
TAR AerolineasAguascalientes, Guadalajara, León/El Bajío, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí
TUI AirwaysLondon–Gatwick, Manchester (UK)
United AirlinesDenver, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark, San Francisco
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare, Los Angeles
United ExpressSeasonal: Houston–Intercontinental
VivaAerobusGuadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla
Seasonal: Tijuana (begins December 13, 2019)[4]
VolarisLeón/El Bajío, Mexico City, Monterrey, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Querétaro, Tijuana
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare
WestJetCalgary, Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Comox, Edmonton, Kelowna, Prince George, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg


Busiest domestic routes at Puerto Vallarta International Airport (2018)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   Mexico City, Mexico City 483,205   Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2   Nuevo León, Monterrey 122,740   Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris
3   Baja California, Tijuana 65,642   Volaris
4   Jalisco, Guadalajara 52,530   Aeromar, Calafia Airlines, Interjet, TAR, VivaAerobus
5   México (state), Toluca 29,505   Interjet
6   Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes 23,415   1 TAR
7   Guanajuato, León 16,133   1 Interjet, TAR, Volaris
8   Puebla, Puebla 4,762   5 VivaAerobus
9   Chihuahua, Chihuahua 4,205   Magni
10   San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí 3,270   2 TAR
11   Querétaro, Querétaro 3,226   TAR
12   Sinaloa, Mazatlán 549   2
13   Veracruz, Veracruz 241
14   Coahuila, Saltillo 186
15   Baja California, Mexicali 180
Busiest international routes at Puerto Vallarta Airport (2018)[5]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   United States, Los Angeles 216,833   Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Interjet, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines
2   United States, Dallas 125,971   1 American Airlines
3   United States, Houston (airports George Bush & Hobby)[Note 1] 120,357   1 Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, United Express
4   United States, San Francisco 117,885   2 Alaska Airlines, United Airlines
5   Canada, Calgary 87,836   3 Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
6   United States, Denver 84,590   Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines
7   Canada, Vancouver 80,255   2 Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
8   United States, Phoenix 79,899   1 American Airlines
9   United States, Chicago 76,287   4 American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines
10   Canada, Toronto 65,292   Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet
11   United States, Atlanta 48,009   Delta Air Lines
12   United States, Minneapolis 43,962   Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines
13   United States, Seattle 39,279   Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
14   United States, Oakland 37,599   Southwest Airlines
15   Canada, Edmonton 32,860   2 Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, WestJet

  1. ^ Official statistics include airports George Bush and Hobby.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "GAP Traffic Report". Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Air Canada / Air Canada rouge W19 Sun Destinations service changes as of 16JUL19". RoutesOnline. 16 July 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Swoop schedules new routes in W19". Routes Online. July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Viva Aerobus presenta new route Puerto Vallarta – Tijuana" (in Spanish). EnElAire. August 2019. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.

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