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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.

Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Crescencio Rejón
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGrupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
ServesMérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Elevation AMSL12 m / 39 ft
Coordinates20°56′13″N 089°39′28″W / 20.93694°N 89.65778°W / 20.93694; -89.65778Coordinates: 20°56′13″N 089°39′28″W / 20.93694°N 89.65778°W / 20.93694; -89.65778
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MID is located in Yucatán (state)
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Location of the airport in Yucatán
MID is located in Mexico
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MID (Mexico)
MID is located in North America
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
18/36 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Total passengers2,451,616
Ranking in Mexico8th Steady
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste[1]
Diagram of the Airport, by the FAA

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.

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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 2017 it handled 2,148,484 passengers, and in 2018, 2,451,616 passengers passed through Mérida International Airport, a 14.1% increase from 2017. It became the 8th airport in the country to reach the 2 million milestone.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Busiest routesEdit

Busiest domestic routes at Mérida International Airport (2018)
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   Mexico City, Mexico City 833,929   Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Magni, VivaAerobus, Volaris
2   Nuevo León, Monterrey 112,760   VivaAerobus, Volaris
3   Jalisco, Guadalajara 103,056   VivaAerobus, Volaris
4   Veracruz, Veracruz 33,670   MAYAir, TAR, VivaAerobus
5   Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez 13,784   1 TAR
6   Tabasco, Villahermosa 6,407   1 MAYAir, VivaAerobus
7   Quintana Roo, Cancún 2,708   MAYAir
8   Querétaro, Querétaro 1,707   5
9   Guanajuato, León 1,514   5 Volaris
10   Oaxaca, Oaxaca 552   2
Busiest international routes at Mérida International Airport (2018)[2]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   United States, Houston 32,307   United Airlines
2   United States, Miami 22,016   American Eagle
3   United States, Atlanta 14,964   2 Aeroméxico Connect
4   Cuba, Havana 13,263   1 Interjet
5   Canada, Toronto 2,598   1 WestJet
6   United Kingdom, London 323
7   Belize, Belize City 2   1

Accidents and incidentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ASUR Passenger Traffic" (Web). ASUR. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009.

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