Mérida International Airport
Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport, formerly known as Mérida-Rejón Airport (IATA: MID, ICAO: MMMD) is an international airport located in the Mexican city of Mérida, Yucatán. It is located on the southern edge of the city and it is one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mérida/Mérida Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mazatlán International Airport. Mérida Center controls air traffic over the southeast part of the country, largely traffic going from Central, South America and the Caribbean to the United States and Canada.
Mérida International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mérida
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste|
|Serves||Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||12 m / 39 ft|
It handles both domestic and international flights, and is open 24 hours a day. It can service airplanes as large as Boeing 747s and 777s, though most planes that fly in and out daily are smaller, the most common being the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.
The airport was completely remodeled between 1999 and 2001. It is the second largest airport in the ASUR's (Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste) group in terms of passengers and the first in terms of cargo.
There are multiple duty-free stores, a food court, specialty stores, bank and car rental counters in the terminal. 24 hour medical services and tourist information booths are also available
A Mexican Air Force Base −8th BAM, is located at the premises to the left of runway 10.
In 2018 it handled 2,451,616 passengers, and in 2019, 2,790,649 passengers passed through Mérida International Airport, a 13.8% increase from 2018. It became the 8th airport in the country to reach the 2 million milestone.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|Interjet||Havana (suspended), Mexico City|
|MAYAir||Cancún, Chetumal, Cozumel, Villahermosa|
|VivaAerobus||Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa|
|Volaris||Chihuahua (suspended), Guadalajara, Hermosillo (suspended), León/Del Bajío (suspended), Mexico City, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Tijuana|
|1||Mexico City, Mexico City||916,093||Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|2||Jalisco, Guadalajara||114,738||1||VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||Nuevo León, Monterrey||107,639||1||VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|4||Veracruz, Veracruz||39,918||TAR, VivaAerobus|
|5||Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez||22,790||VivaAerobus|
|6||Tabasco, Villahermosa||17,888||MAYAir, VivaAerobus|
|10||Baja California, Tijuana||13,062||Volaris|
|1||United States, Houston||32,307||United Airlines|
|2||United States, Miami||21,687||American Eagle|
|5||Belize, Belize City||1||2|
Accidents and incidentsEdit
- "ASUR Passenger Traffic". ASUR. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
- "Interjet suspends international flights". EnElAire (in Spanish). March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
- "These will be the flights that Volaris will operate during April". Transponder 1200 (in Spanish). April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
- "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
- "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009.
Airport information for MMMD at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.