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General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional General Juan N. Álvarez
IATA: ACA – ICAO: MMAA
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA)
Location Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 16°45′25″N 099°45′14″W / 16.75694°N 99.75389°W / 16.75694; -99.75389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,700 5,579 Concrete
10/28 3,302 10,832 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Total Passengers 839,048
Source: DAFIF Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte

General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (IATA: ACA, ICAO: MMAA), also known as Acapulco International Airport, is an aviation facility located 26 km (16 miles) from Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. In 2009, the airport handled 839,048 passengers.

Because Acapulco has always been considered an important resort and recreation area, Juan Álvarez International Airport has long been important in the development of tourism in southern Mexico. It is the largest international airport in the country's southern Pacific region, and one of the largest air facilities in Mexico. Frequent flights are available daily from Mexico City International Airport in Mexico City as well as less frequent flights from other Mexican, American, and Canadian cities. The airport can accommodate jets up to the size of the Boeing 747.

This international airport is one of the top 15 airports in Mexico in terms of passengers and operations, receiving many international charter flights.

The facility has many services for passengers, including restaurants, VIP lounges, and several gates equipped with jetways, and is divided in two terminals, The passenger terminal, serving all scheduled flight and all airlines (domestic and international) and the general aviation Terminal, which is a 1960's circular building.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aeromar Mexico City
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Aeroméxico Connect Mexico City
American Airlines Seasonal: Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau
Alaska Airlines Seasonal: Oakland, Sacramento
Canjet Montréal-Trudeau
Continental Airlines Houston-Intercontinental, Newark [seasonal]
Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines Houston-Intercontinental
Delta Air Lines Detroit
Seasonal: Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Interjet Mexico City [seasonal], Toluca
Magni Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Monterrey
Sunwing Airlines Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds-Bradford, London-Gatwick, Manchester (UK)
US Airways Phoenix
VivaAerobus Guadalajara, Monterrey
Volaris Tijuana

Air taxi services

Airlines Destinations
Blue Coast Aviation Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo


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General Info
Country Mexico
ICAO ID MMAA
Time UTC-6(-5DT)
Latitude 16.757061
16° 45' 25.42" N
Longitude -99.753953
099° 45' 14.23" W
Elevation 16 feet
5 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 006° E (07/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name ACAPULCO INTL
Near City Acapulco
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time First Sunday in April to the last Saturday in October


Communications
ACAPULCO TWR
(Opr 1300-0300Z++ 118.5; Opr 0300-1300Z++ 119.9)
118.5
119.9
ATIS 115.9
ACAPULCO APP 119.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
06/24 5579 x 115 feet
1700 x 35 meters
CONCRETE. 020RBXT NO
10/28 10832 x 148 feet
3302 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 048RBXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME ACA ACAPULCO 106X 115.9 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Acft weighing more than 66,139 lb use minimum power around the ramp areas. Bird haz.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 10 GS 3.1 .
RSTD All US mil acft diverting to this afld must ctc the Defense Attache Office duty officer at the US Embassy Mexico City. Thru ctl agcy call 011-52-555-080-2000. This afld can accept US mil ldg after proper coord.



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