Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX)
(Mexico City, Mexico)
Situated is close proximity to the suburbs of Chicolapan, Metro Fray Servando, San Salvador Atenco and Tlalnepantla, Mexico City International Airport (MEX) is roughly 13 km / 8 miles east the central Mexico City itself. The airport also goes by the name of the Benito Juárez International Airport and is currently owned and managed by the Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México.
Following recent expansions and construction work, the airport is now handling around 26 million passengers annually and boasts new concourse areas. One of the country's most modern passenger buildings, Terminal 2 will shortly be handling regular Airbus flights and is amongst Mexico's most modern and well-equipped facilities. Mexico City Airport features a popular 'plane spotting' observation area, where visitors are able to get close-up views of the planes as they land and take-off.
Mexico City Airport offers travellers a foreign bus terminal, a fast subway train system and various taxi cabs, which are authorised by AICM (Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México). Public transport links the airport with downtown Mexico City and in particular, the Plaza de la República and the Paseo de la Reforma. Also connected are the city's many lively neighbourhoods, such as the recently revamped Centro Historico District, the neighbourhood surrounding the vast Alameda Park, and the colourful Zona Rosa district. Cities nearby include Córdoba, Cuernavaca, Puebla, Tepotzotlán and Toluca.
About Mexico City Tourism
Full of charm, character and excitement, Mexico City is a modern city and located within the country's Federal District. Filled with many bohemian districts and impressive museums, the Centro Historico area of Mexico City is well worth some making time to explore properly, being home to Aztec ruins and 16th-century palaces.
Mexico City Airport (MEX) is a significant gateway into this part of the country and just a short drive from endless sightseeing opportunities. Tourists should look out for the museums surrounding the centrally located Alameda Park, the Art Deco architecture around the Plaza de la República, the shopping centres within the Zona Rosa and Polanco neighbourhoods, and the many restaurants bordering the Plaza de la Constitucion (Zócalo). Of particular interest in Mexico City is the Metropolitan Cathedral, Palacio Nacional, Monumento a la Independencia, Torre Latinoamericana, and the Aztec remains of the Templo Mayor.
Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX):|
|Address: Av. Capitan Carlos Le—n Gonz‡lez S/N ,Col. Pe–—n de los Ba–os, Delegacion Venustiano Carranza, D.F. CP 15620, Mexico, MX|
|Airport Code: MEX
Tel: + 52 5571 3600 2260 / + 52 5571 3600 2358
Fax: not available