Tampico airport (TAM)

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.


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General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport or Tampico International Airport, opened in 1921, serves the state of Tamaulipas, in Mexico. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations in the United States.

Official Website: oma.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Aeroméxico, Interjet, TAR, United Airlines, VivaAerobus.
Annual passenger traffic: 740,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +52 833 478 7000. E-mail: [email protected].


The airport is located within the urban area of Tampico, 8 km (5 miles) to the north of the city centre.

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What services does Tampico airport (TAM) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has restaurants, cafés and bars.
Shopping- There is a convenience store and shops selling books, newspapers and magazines, sweets, souvenirs, electronics.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping service available by the main entrance, from 4:30 am to 9:30 pm. The lost and found office is located on the second floor of the terminal, next to the administrative area, and operates Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (Tel +52 833 478 7000 ext. 4608 / 4603).
Other Services-


Accommodation near Tampico airport (TAM)

On the ground floor, you can find reservation offices from some of the hotels in the area. The closest accommodations include:

Hampton Inn by Hilton Tampico Aeropuerto
(1 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Grand Royal (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Fiesta Inn Tampico (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Bonitto Inn Aeropuerto (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Gamma Tampico (2.5 km/1.6 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Transportación Turí­stica de Tampico (Tel +52 833 228 2049) and Trans Tur Diamante de Aeropuertos (Tel +52 833 132 4160) are the airport's official operators. They have cabs available in front of the terminal from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm. The cost of the service depends on the destination area and the type of vehicle you hire (private or shared). The trip to the city centre takes 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Counters on the ground floor, opposite the check-in area.

Alamo (Tel +52 833 224 5784 / 5785 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +52 833 228 0585 / 100 2863 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 833 132 6665 / 265 8444 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Green Motion (Tel +52 833 132 3769 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +52 833 132 3693 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +52 833 228 6002 / 800 830 1010 - Monday to Thursday from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm, Friday to Sunday from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)


Parking services at Tampico airport (TAM)

There are two parking areas in front of the main building. They have an automated pre-payment system inside the terminal. More information: Tel +52 800 400 0662. Rates

A1 - Covered spaces.
A2 - Outdoor lot.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, adapted restrooms, lifts, escalators, bannings, handrails, proper signage, tactile strips and reserved parking spaces.

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Latest updates: January 10, 2020