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Airport in Cancun

Airport in Cancun

The second most important airport in Mexico is located in the city of Concun. The airport is located about 15 km from the city.
It ranks among the five busiest airports in Latin America, behind Mexico City, two airports in São Paulo and one in Bogota.
The annual passenger traffic is growing steadily, only in 2008 the mark of 12 million was exceeded, this made the airport the second most important.


Obviously, the airport in Cancun is sufficiently secured technically and in terms of security. At the moment it has three terminals, each of which fulfills its role..

  • Terminal 1 receives predominantly Mexican charter flights.
  • Terminal 2 serves several international flights, but mainly specializes in domestic flights.
  • Terminal 3 serves only international flights, including flights from Russia. The airport cooperates with many airlines, Russian airlines are Aeroflot and Transaero.

In total, the airport in Cancun has 47 gates.


In terms of the variety and quality of services, the airport is in no way inferior to other international airports in the world. As elsewhere, there are cafes and restaurants, bank branches, ATMs, post office, etc..
Trading activity is very well developed, the passenger can buy various souvenirs and jewelry.
Particular attention is paid to the security system.

How to get there

There are several ways to get to the city from the airport. The simplest and cheapest is the bus. A bus leaves from Terminal 2 every 30 minutes and goes to the city bus station. The ticket price is only $ 4. From there, you can get to almost any point in the city, including the desired hotel, by bus R1. The fare on this bus will be $ 1.
A large group of tourists, up to 10 people, can hire a special mini-bass for $ 35, which will also take travelers directly to the hotel. The service is available at any time of the day.
In addition, you can contact a car rental company and get to the desired place on your own..
The most expensive way to get around is by taxi. The prices are very high here. For example, the above route to the hotel by bus will be only $ 5, and taxi drivers for the same distance can request from $ 20 to $ 100.

Pictures of Cancun airport

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  • Airport in Cancun