Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

Mexico City International Airport (AICM), officially called Benito Juarez International Airport of Mexico City (IATA code: MEX, ICAO code: MMMX), is the first civilian airport in Mexico and the most important in Latin America. It operates with 27 airlines for domestic and international passengers and 13 cargo airlines.

The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 has two floors, on the upper floor you will find lounges F1, F2, F3 and G and on the first floor lounges E3, E2, E1, B, D, D1, A, A1. On the other hand, Terminal 2 has only one floor with 3 lounges (L1, L2 and L3).

Contact Information

Address: Av. Capitan Carlos León S/N, Peñón de los Baños, Venustiano Carranza, 15620 Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Phone number: (+52) 55 2482 2400

Flight departures and arrivals

Flight departures from Mexico City Airport

Flight arrivals at Mexico City Airport


Mexico City Airport has two ground terminals:

On the second floor of terminal 1, in front of the vehicle ramp of the international area, at the beginning of the fast food.
In Hall D, Terminal 2, between Gate 4 and the exit for domestic arrivals passengers.

Bus Schedule:
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Bus routes: Cuernavaca, Pachuca, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Toluca, Queretaro, Cordoba and San Juan del Rio.

Buses at Mexico City Airport

The Mexico City airport is connected to the city through the Air Terminal of Metro Line 5. It is located a few meters from Terminal 1, at the intersection of Avenida Capitán Carlos León González and Boulevard Puerto Aéreo.
The Line runs from Pantitlán to Politécnico station.

Subway fare:

Fare per ticket: $5.00 pesos.
Card fare: $10.00 Mexican pesos. Cards can be purchased at any of the stations.
Recharge fee: $3.00 Mexican pesos.
Free fare: Persons with disabilities and those over 60 years of age.

Subway schedule:

Monday to Friday: From 5:00 am to 12:00 am.
Saturdays: From 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sundays and Holidays: From 7:00 am to 12:00 am

  Subway at Mexico City Airport



Terminal 1: It is located in the middle of the "Pilots Bridge" up the escalators from Concourse D.
Terminal 2: Located by Concourse M next to Domestic Departures.
Schedule: 05:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Travel time: 4 minutes and 40 seconds approximately.

Waiting time: 11 minutes approximately

Distance: 3 kilometers from Terminal 1 to 2

Airtrain at Mexico City Airport

Taxi ticket booths are located near the domestic and international arrivals lounges, next to the ambulatory area in both Terminals (1 and 2). Safe cabs, recommended by the Mexico City Airport and authorized by the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) are

(SCT) are:
Terminal 1: Porto Taxi, Site 300, Nueva Imagen and Excelencia.
Terminal 2: Porto Taxi, Sitio 300, Nueva Imagen, Excelencia, Confort and Yellow Cab.

In case of forgetting something in the cabs: 2482-2299 or 2482-2300.

Taxis at Mexico City Airport

The module of the car rental companies authorized by the Mexico City Airport are located in:
Terminal 1: In the domestic and international ambulatory.
Terminal 2: In the international arrivals area by the banking area.

Car rental at Mexico City Airport

Airport facilities







Benito Juárez International Airport is located in the Peñón de los Baños neighborhood, 5 kilometers east of Mexico City's Historic Center, and is the country's main airport. It is part of the Mexico City Airport Group, which includes the airports of Toluca, Puebla, Cuernavaca and Queretaro.

Benito Juarez is one of the busiest airports in the world, with around 25 million people passing through each year. It is an important connection point between North America, South America, Central America and Europe. It is the base of operations for important companies such as Mexicana de Aviación, Aeroméxico, Aviacsa, Aeromar and Aero California, in addition to more than 20 foreign and 9 local companies.

The Mexico City Airport has 12 orientation modules regarding flight arrival and departure times, airlines, authorities' offices, baggage claims, people's voicemail and information related to other services.

Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 365 days a year.

Terminal 1:

Hall A1 (Domestic Arrivals)

Hall E1 (International Arrivals Central and South America)

Modules in the last departure lounges:

Hall B (Domestic Departures)

Hall 19 (International Departures)

Room 26 (International Departures)

Room 29 (International Departures)

Telephone: 2482-2400

Terminal 2:

Room L2 (Departures)

Hall N (International Arrivals, Central and South America)

Lounges P and Q (International and Domestic Arrivals respectively)

Lounges M and K (Domestic and International Departures respectively)

Telephone: 2598-7000

Information modules in Mexico City Airport

Exchange offices are located on the ground and upper floors of Terminals 1 and 2:

Banks in:

Terminal 1:

Upper floor: Antara Currency Centro Cambiario, Bonnexchange, C&B Centro Cambiario, Centro Cambiario Texcoco and among others.

First floor: Aero Dólar, Aeroalpha, Alfa & Omega Currency, Antara Currency, Cibanco.

Terminal 2:

Upper floor: Prodira and Cibanco.

First floor: Prodira and Cibanco.

Exchange Bureaus at Mexico City Airport

Benito Juarez Airport has 3 parking areas located in Terminal 1 and 2.

Terminal 1:

Parking Lot N° 1: On Capitán Carlos León Ave. in front of gates 1 and 2 of the terminal building, in the domestic arrivals area.

Parking Lot N° 2: On Capitán Carlos León Avenue, in front of the international terminal building, next to the foreign bus terminal.

Telephone numbers: (01-55) 2599-1555 and (01-55) 2599-1558 (area 1) / (01-55) 2599-1565 and (01-55) 2599-1566 (area 2).

Terminal 2

Parking Lot No. 3: It is located in front of the cab ticket sales area.

  Phone number: (01-55) 4313-0360

Parking at the Mexico City Airport

At the airport there are shuttles to the Shuttle hotels from Gate 4 of Terminal 1, and from the first floor of Terminal 2 where you can request the service.

Hotels in Mexico City Airport

In case of emergency you can go to or call the following emergency centers:

Operational Control Center (CCO)
Telephone: 5571-3214, 5762-2202 y 2482-2424 Ext. 2515, 2269 y 2286

AICM Fire Department (CREI)
  Phone: 2482-2424 and 2482-2400 Ext. 2209

  Phone: 5571-0497 and 2482-2424 Ext. 2407

Medical Service
  Phone: 5571-3084 and 2482-2424 Ext. 2243
Terminal 1: Domestic and international area in Hall B and in the last waiting room.
Terminal 2: In the domestic area at position 75.

National Migration Institute (INM)

The National Institute of Migration regulates the entry and exit of passengers into and out of Mexican territory.

Local legal delegation and public attention

SAM Format (Format for Departure of Minors).
Authorizations and issuance of final departures.
FMM replacements for the purpose of leaving the country.
DNR (Non-Resident Right).

Terminal 1:
Migration Legal Department (Attention to the Public - Gate 10).
Migratory Control Area (Room "M1", first floor, next to the Last Waiting Rooms 28 - arrival of international flights).
 Phone: +52 55 5133-0020, Exts.: 32325 y 32327

Terminal 2:
Location: Migration Legal Department (Passenger Service - Room "K", Upper Floor international departures).
 Phone: +52 55 5133-0020, Ext.: 32360

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