Mazatlan airport exceeds one million passengers


This represents a very satisfactory figure and 50 percent above 2020.

Mazatlán, Sinaloa. – The administrator of the Rafael Buelna Tenorio airport, Víctor Vladimir Ramírez del Ángel, announced that so far from January to December of this year the air terminal has received approximately one million 100 thousand passengers, a very satisfactory figure that represents 50 percent above 2020.

“The accumulated from January to so far in December, we have already brought almost one million one hundred thousand passengers, once again we have jumped to the one million passengers, which is a very good figure. We bring very even numbers to 2019, only minus 2 percent below before the pandemic, “he said.

The federal official reported that the main places of origin of the airline users are nationals, especially Tijuana, Mexico City, and Monterrey.

This year the Rafael Buelna airport exceeds one million passengers

“The numbers in terms of domestic passengers are the ones that have had the highest growth with 60 percent above and in terms of international passengers we bring a fall of 50 percent, even so the main destinations to the United States are Dallas, Phoenix and Houston” , he stated.

Regarding international flights, Ramírez del Ángel acknowledged that on December 18 a new route began to operate to San Francisco and Canada, there are only 5 direct destinations out of 14 that were post-pandemic.

“Despite that, the airport will close with good numbers only with a drop of minus 5 percent compared to 2019, which, to be that drop, is minimal,” he stressed.

Finally, he assured that in the presence of a possible fourth wave by Covid-19, the strict prevention protocols that govern the health authorities continue to be followed.


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