Mérida International Airport

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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 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 (2019)
Total passengers2,790,649
Ranking in Mexico8th Steady
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
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.

InformationEdit

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.[1]

The airport has the exclusive VIP lounges the Aeroméxico's Salón Premier and the Caral VIP Lounge.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

PassengerEdit

 
Airport view.
 
Arrivals area.
 
View of the ramp with a Volaris Airbus A320 parked at a gate and an Aeroméxico Boeing 737 taxiing in the background.
 
Interjet Airbus A320 parked at a gate.
AirlinesDestinations
Aeromar Tapachula, Villahermosa
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
American Eagle Miami
Interjet Havana (suspended),[2] Mexico City
Magni Mexico City
MAYAir Cancún, Chetumal, Cozumel, Villahermosa
TAR Querétaro, Tampico, Veracruz
United Airlines Houston-Intercontinental
VivaAerobus Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa
Volaris Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, León/Del Bajío, Mexico City, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Tijuana
WestJet Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

CargoEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Aeronaves TSMCancún, Queretaro
Amerijet InternationalBelize City, Cancún, Miami, San Pedro Sula
DHL AviationMiami
EstafetaCancún, Mexico City, Miami
LATAM Cargo MexicoLos Angeles, Manaus, Mexico City, São Paulo-Viracopos
TUM AeroCarga Cancún, Toluca

Busiest routesEdit

Busiest domestic routes at Mérida International Airport (2019)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
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
7   Oaxaca, Oaxaca 14,888   3 Volaris
8   Guanajuato, León 14,402   1 Volaris
9   Sonora, Hermosillo 13,507 Volaris
10   Baja California, Tijuana 13,062 Volaris
Busiest international routes at Mérida International Airport (2019)[3]
Rank City Passengers Ranking Airline
1   United States, Houston 32,307   United Airlines
2   United States, Miami 21,687   American Eagle
3   Cuba, Havana 18,538   1 Interjet
4   Canada, Toronto 2,768   1 WestJet
5   Belize, Belize City 1   2

Accidents and incidentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ASUR Passenger Traffic". ASUR. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Interjet suspends international flights". EnElAire (in Spanish). March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Traffic Statistics by Airline" (in Spanish). Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. January 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 8 September 2009.

External linksEdit

Airport information for MMMD at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.