Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX)
Facilities and Services
(Mexico City, Mexico)
At Mexico City International Airport (MEX) are many facilities and organised amenities designed to meet the needs of travellers and visitors. Sited within its two terminal building and eight lounge areas are lots of shops, places to eat and grab a coffee, and airline lounges.
Terminal 1 first opened its doors in 1958, while Terminal 2 is considerably newer and well-equipped for the 21st-century passenger, opening as recently as 2007. Porters, disabled assistance and medical services can all be arranged at MEX, where required. If you are in need of some Mexican Pesos, then the currency exchange counters are easy to find.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Mexico City Airport boasts a huge wealth of shopping facilities located throughout the terminals. There are many gift shops onsite, such as Arte en Madera, Arte Mexicano, Artesanias, Atrio, Britt Shop México, Dulces de Mexico, Fiesta Arts and Crafts, El Alebrije, Hijo del Santo, Mexicanissimo, Regalos y Souvenirs and Solo Por Ayudar. For duty free goods, pay a visit to Latinoamericana or Dufry Mexico.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There are numerous places to eat and drink, including eateries specialising in traditional Mexican cuisine, international food, burgers, pizzas, ice cream and of course, tequila drinks. There are also plenty of vending machines for those in a rush.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Currency exchange facilities are provided by large resident banks open between 08:00 to 16:00. You may also like to make use of the post office in Lounge A, stamp machines, public telephones and multiple bureau de change desks, open between 06:00 to 20:00.
Business and Conference Facilities
Tel: +1 (0)5 764 6900
An array of business amenities can be found within the terminals and in particular, at the International Business Club on the second floor of the Arrivals Hall. The onsite Marriott Hotel may also be of interest for business travellers, since it contains meeting rooms, secretarial services and a 24-hour business centre.
Mexico City Airport has a number of facilities to assist disabled passengers, visitors with special needs and the elderly. There are elevators, escalators, ramps, disabled toilet areas, shuttle services, preferred parking spaces and airline assistance, where arranged in advance.
Other facilities at MEX include smoking areas, art exhibitions, pharmacies and 24-hour paramedics, offering first aid facilities and emergency medical treatment. Luggage porters are available to help with baggage and storage lockers are situated close to Lounge A.