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Cancún International Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Mexico
Airport typePublic
OperatorGrupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
LocationCancún, Quintana-Roo, Mexico
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Total Passengers12439266

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Cancún International Airport ( ) is located in Cancún, Quintana Roo, on the Caribbean coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. It is Mexico's second busiest airport, after Mexico City International Airport in Mexico City, but the biggest in Mexico and Latin America for International passengers. In 2010 Cancún airport handled 12,439,266 passengers, an 11.3% increase compared to 2009.

The airport has been expanding as it has become one of the most important international airports in the country. It has two operative runways that are 1,500m apart which allows them to be used simultaneously, and three commercial terminals. Terminal 1 is used by charter airlines from North America, including domestic charter airlines. Terminal 2 is used by some international airlines, as all of the scheduled domestic airlines, and new Terminal 3 handles primarily international operations of airlines from North America and Europe.

The airport is operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, together with Cozumel International Airport, Mérida International Airport, Veracruz International Airport, Villahermosa International Airport and Xoxocotlán International Airport among others. It used to be a hub for Aerocancun, Aladia, Mexicana, and MexicanaLink.

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