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Acapulco General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport

Head Office General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport Apartado Postal 65 Acapulco Mexico IATA Code – ACA ICAO Code – MMAA Timezone (GMT) (winter/summer): -6/-5 Number of Terminals – 2 Information Line: 52 744 484 0816Phone: 52 744 466 9446Fax: 52 744 484 0787

Location & Based Airlines

Photo of Acapulco General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport

Location – 26 km (16 miles) southeast of Acapulco, Guerrero

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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 2012, the airport handled 546,951 passengers, and in 2013 it handled 617,079 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.

The airport was named by Juan N. Álvarez Hurtado, acMexican military who was instrumental in most of the armed conflicts in the beginning of Mexico independent, Governor of Guerrero and President of Mexico.



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