Mexicali airport (MXL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport or Mexicali International Airport serves the state of Baja California, in Mexico. It basically operates with domestic destinations.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Aeroméxico (Tel +52 800 021 4000), TAR (Tel +52 871 315 2784), Volaris.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.1 million passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +52 686 552 2148 / 2317.


The airport is located 20 km (12 miles) to the east of the city of Mexicali.

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What services does Mexicali airport (MXL) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There are bars and a restaurant inside the terminal.
Shopping- A commercial area offers clothes stores, souvenir and handicraft shops, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- In case of missing luggage, head to the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services-


Public and private transportation

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the terminal and cabs are available between 6:00 am and 11:00 pm. The cost of the trip varies with the destination area and the type of service you hire (private or shared). Journey time to the city centre is around 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters from the following companies:

Alamo (Tel +52 686 553 4109 - 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +52 686 552 3643 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 686 552 3721 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +52 686 552 3494 - 24 hours a day)


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Parking services at Mexicali airport (MXL)

The parking area is situated opposite the terminal. It operates 24 hours a day and provides covered and outdoor bays. It has a pre-paid system through ATMs inside the main building. Fees

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Ramps, adapted telephones and toilets, and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal are available. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline or travel agency in advance.

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Latest updates: December 31, 2019