General Mariano Escobedo International Airport

General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Mariano Escobedo
MTY is located in Mexico
Location of airport in Mexico
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA)
Serves Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
Location Apodaca, Nuevo Leon
Hub for Aeromexico Connect
Elevation AMSL 1,280 ft / 390 m
Coordinates 25°46′42″N 100°06′23″W / 25.77833°N 100.10639°W / 25.77833; -100.10639Coordinates: 25°46′42″N 100°06′23″W / 25.77833°N 100.10639°W / 25.77833; -100.10639
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 9,843 3,000 Concrete
16/34 5,909 1,801 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Total Passengers 5,380,412
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (IATA: MTYICAO: MMMY) is an international airport located in Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico. Together with Del Norte International Airport, General Mariano Escobedo International Airport handles domestic and international operations for the city of Monterrey and its metropolitan area.

The airport is considered one of the most modern airports in North America serving up to 5 million passengers per year. Eighty seven percent of passenger traffic is domestic, primarily from the cities of Mexico City, Guadalajara, Chihuahua, and Tijuana, and thirteen percent of passenger traffic is international, primarily from the American cities of Dallas and Houston. There are almost 300 daily flights to more than 35 destinations in Mexico and the United States. It is considered as the country's fourth most important airport in terms of passengers handled and operations per year, after Mexico City International Airport, Cancún International Airport, and Guadalajara International Airport.

The airport serves as a hub for Aeroméxico Connect, Magnicharters, VivaAerobus with a secondary hub for Aeroméxico. Airport terminals were renovated and expanded in 2003 and again in 2007. In 2010, the airport handled 5,380,412 passengers. [1]


Terminal configurations

  • Terminal A, consists of a building comprising check-in facilities, baggage claiming, shopping areas, restaurants, customs, airport and airline offices, as many other services, while the satellite building connected via underground tunnels comprises all the VIP and waiting lounges, migration among other services as well as obviously the boarding gates. The Satellite building, is divided into two concourses, North Concourse for domestic flights (Gates A1-A15), while South Concourse comprises all the international flights that operate into the airport (Gates B3-B8). Several flights are delayed day by day due to the lack of free contact and even remote positions, as the ones capable of handling large aircraft such as the Boeing 767. Nevertheless, Terminal C and Terminal B work as a relief system for this terminal. There are future plans to remodel and expand the Satellite building, adding at least 4 new jetways and 3 remote positions.
  • Terminal B, considered as the second most modern air facility in the country (only behind the Mexico City's Terminal 2), it was opened on September 2010. The terminal comprise 8 gates, 6 of which are equipped with jetways and 2 apron-doors which might be used by Aeroméxico's feeder airline Aeroméxico Connect. The terminal house all operations of the Sky Team member airlines, similar to Terminal 2 in Mexico City International Airport. The airport terminal is able to handle up to 2 million passengers per year, and allows the airport to free some slots for new airlines to operate into Terminal A.[2]
  • Air Cargo Terminal, recently launched the "Air Cargo Terminal", which has 6 hectares (15 acres) for operations.

Courier companies operating nationally and abroad, notably FedEx, DHL, UPS, Estafeta.

Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte, the airport company operating this airport, has its headquarters in the air cargo zone.[3]


  • Terminal A: 9 contact positions, 12 remote positions
  • Terminal B: 6 contact positions, 7 remote positions
  • Terminal C: 8 remote positions
    • VivaAerobus has its corporate headquarters in the Cargo Zone of Terminal C[4]
  • Number of jetways: 9 (Terminal A), 6 (Terminal B)
  • Number of baggage claiming carousels: 4
  • Lounges at Terminal A:
  • Lounges at Terminal B:
  • Food court (Floor & Upper Level)
  • Customs (Arrivals area)
  • Taxi & car rentals (Arrivals & Departures area of each terminal)
  • Buses (Arrivals & Departures area each terminal)
  • Duty Free (Floor & Upper Level)
  • Parking area

EAG Terminal:

  • General Aviation Apron
  • VIP Lounge
  • Pilot's Room
  • Passenger's Room

Terminals, airlines and destinations

Main corridor at the Airport's Terminal A.
Corridor at the Airport's Terminal A.
Tunnel to the gates at Terminal A.
National Hall at Terminal A.
International Hall at Terminal A.
Airport's Terminal C.
Airport's Cargo Positions.
Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aeroméxico Cancún, Las Vegas, Mexicali, Mexico City B
Aeroméxico Connect Chicago-O'Hare, Chihuahua, Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Houston-Intercontinental, La Paz, Las Vegas, León/El Bajío, Los Mochis, Mazatlán, Mérida, Mexicali, Mexico City, Miami, Puerto Vallarta, Querétaro, San Antonio, Tampico, Tijuana, Veracruz, Villahermosa
Seasonal: Brownsville
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth A South
Continental Airlines Houston-Intercontinental A South
Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines Houston-Intercontinental A South
Copa Airlines Panama City [begins December 17] TBA
Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines Atlanta, Detroit B
Interjet Cancún, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Mexico City, San José del Cabo, Toluca A North
VivaAerobus Acapulco, Cancún, Chicago-Midway, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Houston-Intercontinental, Las Vegas, León/El Bajío, Los Mochis, Mazatlán, Mérida, Mexico City, Miami, Oaxaca, Orlando, Puerto Vallarta, San Antonio, San José del Cabo, Tampico, Tijuana, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa C
Volaris Mexico City, Tijuana, Toluca A North

Cargo airlines

Airlines Destinations
Amerijet International Mexico City
BAX Global
DHL Express operated by Astar Air Cargo Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Miami
Estafeta Chihuahua, San Luis Potosí
FedEx Memphis
Jett Paquetería
MasAir Mexico City
Mex Jet
Regional Cargo Mexico City, Querétaro
UPS Austin

Traffic statistics

Busiest International Routes out of Monterrey International Airport (2010)[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Texas Houston, USA 136,513 AeroMéxico Connect, Continental Airlines, Continental Express,Viva Aerobus
2 Texas Dallas, USA 108,373 American Airlines
3 Nevada Las Vegas, USA 31,478 AeroMéxico, Viva Aerobus
4 Illinois Chicago, USA 11,393 Aeromexico Viva Aerobus (Midway)
Busiest Domestic Routes out of Monterrey International Airport (2010)[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Mexico City Mexico City, D.F 914,955 AeroMéxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus, Interjet
2 Jalisco Guadalajara, Jalisco 228,937 Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet,Viva Aerobus
3 Quintana Roo Cancún, Quintana Roo 215,340 AeroMéxico, Interjet, Magni, Viva Aerobus, Volaris
4 Toluca, State of Mexico 176,092 Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, Volaris
5 Veracruz Veracruz, Veracruz 70,652 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus
6 Baja California Tijuana, Baja California 68,613 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus, Volaris
7 Chihuahua (state) Chihuahua, Chihuahua 68,225 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus
8 Sonora Hermosillo, Sonora 67,425 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus
9 Sinaloa Culiacán, Sinaloa 63,863 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus
10 Chihuahua (state) Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua 63,707 Aeroméxico Connect, Viva Aerobus

Accidents and incidents

  • On February 11, 2010, Click Mexicana Flight 7222, operated by Fokker 100 XA-SHJ suffered an undercarriage malfunction on approach to Quetzalcóatl International Airport, Nuevo Laredo. A low fly-past confirmed that both main gears had not deployed. The aircraft diverted to Monterrey. It was substantially damaged in the landing, having departed the runway and spun through 180°.[6]
  • On April 13, 2010 an Aerounion – Aerotransporte de Carga Union Airbus A-300B4-200, registration XA-TUE performing a freight flight from Mexico (Mexico) to Monterrey (Mexico) with 5 crew, crashed on approach to land on General Mariano Escobedo International Airport's runway 11. The aircraft came to rest on a highway at around 23:30L (04:30Z Apr 14). All on board perished, 1 person in a truck on the highway was also reported killed, the airplane was destroyed after a large fire broke out.[7]
  • On November 24, 2010 a Mexican Air Force AN-32 cargo flight crashed when taking off from General Mariano Escobedo International Airport for a flight to Mexico City. All 5 crew members died.

See also

Portal icon Mexico portal
Portal icon Companies portal
Portal icon Aviation portal
  • List of the busiest airports in Mexico


  1. ^ Passenger Statistics
  2. ^ Grupo Aeromexico and OMA Sign Agreement to Move the Group's Airline Operations to the New Monterrey Airport Terminal B
  3. ^ "Contact Us." Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte. Retrieved on February 18, 2011. "Headquarters Aeropuerto Internacional de Monterrey, Zona de Carga Aérea Carretera Miguel Alemán Km. 24 S/N Apodaca, NL., México. CP 66600."
  4. ^ "Contact." VivaAerobus. Retrieved on August 29, 2010. "HEADQUARTERS: Aeropuerto de Monterrey, Terminal C, Zona de carga Carretera Miguel Alemán Km. 24 Apodaca, Nuevo León, México C.P. 66600"
  5. ^ a b
  6. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Click Mexicana F100 at Monterrey on Feb 11th 2010, landed without main gear". Aviation Herald. Retrieved February 13, 2010. 
  7. ^ "6 muertos in Monterrey". 

External links

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