Monterrey’s Mariano Escobedo Airport is the main traffic hub in northern Mexico and ranks as an international category airport.
- Daily passengers: 16,000
- Daily operations: 250
- Current destinations: 36
During 2012 the airport handled 6.1 million passengers, achieving a growth of 9.4% over the previous year, resulting from the opening of new routes and increased frequencies on domestic and international destinations.
There are direct connections to more than 24 domestic destinations – including Mexico City, Guadalajara, Cancun, Hermosillo, and Culiacan – and 12 international destinations –including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Orlando, Panama (Panama) and San Jose (Costa Rica). Passengers coming from major hubs are provided air connectivity to regional destinations through 6 national and 5 international carriers.
The airport has three terminals, with an approximate total area of 57,850 square meters all together.
The airport is located only 24 kilometers (15 miles) away from downtown Monterrey, via the Miguel Aleman Highway.