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Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport

Angel Albino Corzo International Airport
Airport information
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ICAOMMTG
 Location of airport in Mexico
Airport typePublic
OperatorSociedad Operadora del Aeropuerto Internacional Ángel Albino Corzo (SOAIAAC)|city-served=Tuxtla Gutiérrez
ServesTuxtla Gutiérrez
LocationChiapa de Corzo, Chiapas
Elevation457 m (1499 ft)
Statistics2010
Aircraft Operations7611
Passengers636544

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Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport is a new international airport located at the Mexican municipality of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. It handles air traffic for the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez and central Chiapas.

It was inaugurated by President Vicente Fox and by the State's Governor Pablo Salazar Mendiguchía on June 27 2006, replacing the Francisco Sarabia National Airport. It is operated by "Sociedad Operadora del Aeropuerto Internacional Ángel Albino Corzo, S.A. de C.V.", a government-owned corporation.

The airport has capacity to handle 350 daily operations and 850,000 passengers per year , it comprises a concrete runway, a parallel taxiway, several hangars, a commercial aviation apron, a general aviation apron, a military base, and a state-of-the-art commercial terminal equipped with six glass jetways, two of which are capable of handling medium-large airliners such as the Boeing 767 and Airbus A330.

In 2010, the airport handled 636,544 passengers.


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