Mexico City Airport Informational Guide to Mexico City International Airport - Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) - Non Official

Mexico City Airport (MEX)

Find the most important information about Mexico City International Airport: Flights (Departures, Arrivals), Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Mexico City Airport (MEX). Plan your travel to MEX Airport with the information provided in this guide.


Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) handled 50,308,049 passengers in 2019, a 5.5% increase compared to the previous year.


During 2020, Mexico City Airport only handled 21,981,711 passengers due to coronavirus crisis. 

In 2021, MEX Airport registered 36,056,614 passengers. 

Terminals + info

MEX Airport has two passenger terminals connected via runways.

Terminal 1: It is the largest terminal in America. It has 3 sections (1, 2 and 3) with gates 1 to 15, 17 to 23 and 24 to 36.

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Terminal 2: It has 2 halls, K and H. Hall K with gates 52 to 62 and Hall M with gates 62 to 75. 

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Transfer between terminals

Both terminals are 3 km apart from each other and connected by the Aerotrén and Shuttle Buses.

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Services and Facilities + info

At Mexico Airport you can find the following facilities and services:

- Shops and Duty Free stores
- Restaurants, cafés and bars
- Medical Care
- Currency Exchange
- ATMs
- Shoe Shine

Mexico City Airport in numbers

- 2 terminals
- 2 runways
- More than 30 gates
- 1st busiest airport in Latin America by aircraft movements
- Terminal 1 is the 4th largest terminal in the world
- More than 20 airlines


Address: Avenida Capitán Carlos León S/N, Colonia Peñón de los baños, Venustiano Carranza, 15620 Mexico City, DF, MEXICO

Phone: +52 55 2482 2400 | 2482 2424


Lost & Found: 

Terminal 1: 2482 2289 |

Terminal 2: 2598 7169 |

Transport + info

Mexico City International Airport is equipped with the following means of transportation:

Bus: Several routes connect Terminal 1 and 2 with different points of interest in Mexico City and other destinations. 

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Shuttle: A hotel shuttle service is available in Mexico City Airport.

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Metrobus: Metrobus Line 4 links Mexico City Airport with downtown.

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Taxi: Get within 20 minutes to downtown Mexico City.

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Metro: The closest metro station is “Terminal Aérea Station”.

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Terminal 1 is close to four hotels: Camino Real, Courtyard by Marriot and Fiesta Inn by Fiesta Americana and Hilton.

Terminal 2 is close to NH Hotel.


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About Mexico City

Mexico City, abbreviated CDMX, is the largest city and capital of Mexico. It lies in the Valley of Mexico with an average altitude of 2,240 meters.

Mexico City was founded by indigenous people, the Aztecs, and is the oldest capital city in the Americas. It was known as Tenochtitlan and was located on an island of Lake Texcoco. It was destroyed in 1521 after its siege and then rebuilt by the Spanish in 1524.

While your stay in the city, do not miss its historic center, the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plaza de la Constitución, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Palace, Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Park and its castle, among others.

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