Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport (ZIH)

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

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport, opened in 1998, serves the resort cities of the same name, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It operates with domestic and international flights (regular and seasonal), mainly from the United States and Canada.

Official Website: oma.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 570,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +52 755 554 0223 / 0224 / 5408. E-mail: [email protected].


The airport is located 6 km (4 miles) to the southeast of Zihuatanejo city centre.

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What services does Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport (ZIH) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm) and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant, pizza place and coffee shop in the public area, restaurant and ice-cream store in the boarding hall.
Shopping- Convenience store, handicrafts, gifts, sweets, books and magazines, minimarket, fashion and accessories, jewellery.
Baggage- Plastic luggage wrapping service in the check-in area, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The lost and found office is situated on the second floor, next to the documentation area, and operates from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm (Tel +52 755 554 5408 ext. 147 / 151).
Other Services- Pharmacy, games room.


Accommodation near Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport (ZIH)

Some hotels have reservation counters on the ground floor of the terminal.

Hotel & Villas Punta Blanca (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Marea Beachfront Villas (1.6 km/1 mile)
Hotel Paradise Lagoon (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Las Palmas Luxury Villas (3.1 km/1.9 miles)
Hospedaje BM Zihua (3.7 km/2.3 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Ixtapa Transfers (Tel +52 755 556 4787) offers private or shared shuttle services that operate regularly to different hotels inside the city and several locations in the area, such as Troncones and Saladitas. Tickets can be acquired outside the baggage reclaim area. Further information

Taxi - Auto Transporte de Zihuatanejo (Tel +52 755 554 3298 / 553 8864), Enlace Terrestre Aeroportuario (Tel +52 755 553 6313) and Transporte Turí­stico Aeropuerto de Zihuatanejo (Tel +52 755 554 7914) have counters in the Arrivals Hall and operate from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm. The cost of the service depends on the area of the city where you travel and the type of service you hire (private or shared). Journey time to downtown Zihuatanejo is about 20 minutes and to Ixtapa is 30 min.


Car rental agencies

On the ground floor of the terminal, there are car rental desks from the following companies:

Alamo (Tel +52 755 553 7147 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 755 553 7158 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +52 755 554 2952 - 24 hours a day)
U-Save (Tel +52 755 553 7312 - 7:00 am to 7:00 pm)


Parking services at Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport (ZIH)

Situated opposite the terminal building, it has spaces for short and long stays. It operates between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm. Security staff is available around the clock and there is an automated payment system at the exit. More information: Tel +52 800 400 0662. Rates

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Lifts, ramps, bannings, handrails, adapted toilets, escalators, proper signage, tactile strips for the visually-impaired and handicapped parking available. Notify your airline about your needs at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: December 25, 2019