Benito Juarez International Airport, located in Mexico City, is one of the commercial airports operating in the metropolitan area of the Mexican Valley. It is the busiest in Latin America, due to its number of operations and passengers, transporting close to 36 million passengers annually. The airport maintains 35,000 direct jobs and close to 15,000 indirect jobs in adjacent areas.


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This airport is served by around 31 national and international airlines, also integrating twelve cargo airlines. It is the main and largest air hub in the country, becoming one of the hubs for SkyTeam and other airlines.

Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez


Located in the town of Peñón de los Baños, Venustiano Carranza, the airport is five kilometers from the Historic Center and is surrounded by prestigious urban areas. As it is located at the eastern end of the capital of Mexico and its runways are located in a southwest to northeast direction, the landing approach is over the Mexico City conurbation.


Av. Capitán Carlos León S/N, Peñón de los Baños, Venustiano Carranza, 15620 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México.


November 19, 1952 is the official commemoration date of the airport’s anniversary. Although it was in 1928 when it began operations as Central Air Port of Mexico and the inauguration of this Mexican airport was during the Iberia flight from Mexico City to Madrid, on March 1, 1950.

For a long time this flight center has had a great trajectory, by 2019 in spite of its saturation, the airport offered flight service to 50 million passengers being this a record amount and seen for the first time in history, being also the first airport in Latin America to have this amount.

Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez


Terminal 1

Founded in 1958, modified in 1970, 1989, 1998, 2000 and 2004.
Total area of terminal 1: 54.8 hectares
Contact positions: #33
Remote positions: #20 (34 prior to the founding of Terminal 2)
Aircraft access gangways: #32
Airside Lounges: #10 distributed in (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J)
Ground or documentation lounges: #9 distributed in (A1, A2, B, C, D, D1, F1, F2, F3)
Mobile rooms: #11
Parking Service: has capacity for 3100 cars (Domestic), 2400 cars (International)
Space per passenger in Terminal 1 is 17 square meters.
There are 22 baggage claim belts.

Terminal 2

Total area: 24.2 hectares
Contact positions: #30
Remote use positions: #10 (Aeromar)
Number of air access gangways: #30
Number of ground rooms (rooms for documentation: #3 distributed in (L1, L2, L3)
Parking Service: has a capacity for 3,000 cars
Space per passenger in Terminal 2 is 22 square meters.
Number of baggage claim belts: #15
Platform surface area is 42.6 hectares.
Interterminal Airtrain receives about 7,800 passengers daily.

Terminal 3

The construction bid for Terminal 3 was cancelled during the severe COVID-19 pandemic that hit Mexico. It is estimated that it will take about 3 to 4 years for the number of flights to return to the levels seen in 2019.

The airport’s terminals #1 and #2 are pleased with the VIP lounges.


At the airport you can find hotel services in terminals 1 has 600 rooms offered by the Camino Real hotel, with 110 rooms offered by the Hilton, and about 288 rooms at the Courtyard Mexico City Airport hotel.

Hotel services at Terminal 2 include: 287 rooms at (NH).

Public and private transportation between terminals

Terminal 1 is linked to Terminal 2 through its Aerotrén monorail system where passengers have a connection with their carry-on luggage and can use their boarding pass to request this means of transportation. It can also be used by crew members and cabin technicians. The distance between the terminals is about 3 km and the speed of the Airtrain is 45 km/h. There is also a ground service between terminals designated as “inter-terminal transportation”. Buses are located at entrance number 6 of Terminal 1 and entrance number 4 of Terminal 2.

Car rental

Within the International Airport are present national and international car rental companies. So it is an impeccable service when arriving to the city.

Authorized cabs

The authorized cab lines provide their services at Terminals 1 and 2 offering two models: Common service in sedan type cars with capacity for four passengers and executive service using vans with capacity for eight passengers.

Contact us

  • For general inquiries call 55 2482-2424 and 55 2482-2400.
    Deputy Manager of Orientation and Information call: 55 2482-2400 ext. 2260 and 2358.
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Electronic Billing Terminal: [email protected]
    Parking Management: 55 5929-5044.
    Billing: 55 5929-5043.

Terminal 2

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