Mazatlán airport (MZT)

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General Rafael Buelna International Airport or Mazatlán International Airport serves the state of Sinaloa, in Mexico. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with some international destinations in the United States and Canada.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +52 669 982 2399. E-mail: [email protected]

Location. Distance from the city center

The airport is situated 11 km (7.5 miles) to the southeast of downtown Mazatlán.

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Car rental companies

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

Alamo (Tel +52 669 981 2266 - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +52 669 954 8148 - Tuesday to Saturday 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, Monday and Sunday from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +52 669 982 1220 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +52 669 954 8118 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 669 913 3368 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +52 669 954 8394 / 800 709 5000 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
National/Enterprise (Tel +52 669 982 4000 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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What services does Mazatlán airport (MZT) facilities include

The airport has a currency exchange bureau (9:00 am to 5:00 pm), ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. The OMA Premium Lounge is located next to gates 6-10 and opens from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it provides refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (accessible with Priority Pass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - USD29.00).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, coffee shop, bars and vending machines available.
Shopping- Options include convenience stores, handicrafts, souvenirs, fashion, accessories, jewellery, sports.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping service on the ground floor, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. The lost and found office is located on the ground floor of the terminal and operates Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm (Tel +52 669 982 2399 ext. 157 / 219 / 225).
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Public and private transportation

Bus - Mazatlan Tours (Tel +52 669 181 1098) provides private or shared transportation to different hotels inside the city by previous request.

Taxi - Vehicles available around the clock in front of the terminal main entrance. The official operator is ATAMSA (Tel +52 669 990 3555 / 990 3377 / 954 8119). Fares depend on the area of the city where the passenger is picked up or taken to and the type of service you hire (private or shared). Travel time to the city centre is 25 minutes.


Parking services at Mazatlán airport (MZT)

24-hour lot for short- and long-term parking. It has an automated payment system at the exit from the area. More information: Tel +52 800 400 0662. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, adapted restrooms, lifts, escalators, bannings, handrails, proper signage, tactile strips for the visually-impaired and reserved parking spaces.