Tijuana airport (TIJ)

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Tijuana airport (TIJ)

General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport, also known as Tijuana International Airport and opened on May 1, 1951, is one of the busiest in the country and serves most of the state of Baja California. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in China.

Official Website: aeropuertosgap.com.mx
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 7.1 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +52 664 607 8200 / 8201. Inside the terminal there is a tourist information office available around the clock (Tel +52 664 683 5744).


The airport is located 4 km (2.5 miles) to the east of downtown Tijuana.

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Car rental companies

In the Arrivals area there are offices from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +52 664 683 2310 - Sunday from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Monday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Tuesday to Saturday 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +52 664 683 8537 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +52 664 682 9275 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Firefly (Tel +52 800 709 5010 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +52 999 911 8040 - 24 hours a day)
Mex Rent A Car (Tel +52 334 170 8243 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
National/Enterprise (Tel +52 664 683 8483 - 24 hours a day)
Thrifty (Tel +52 664 683 8130 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)


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What services does Tijuana airport (TIJ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day) and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Lounge is located in concourse A, up the exclusive VIP elevator, and opens 24 hours a day; it has a smoking area, refreshments, beverages, conference facilities, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers, magazines, telephones (accessible with Priority Pass, Lounge Club or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - USD23.00).

Food and Drinks- The terminal has several restaurants, fast food outlets, bars, coffee shops, pizza places and confectioneries. Natural Break, Mirage, Baja Food & Drinks and Acá Las Tortas are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There is a mini-market and stores selling handicrafts, souvenirs, books, newspapers and magazines, sweets, clothing, spirits.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Pharmacy, travel agencies.


Public and private transportation

Bus - There are buses from ABC (Tel +52 664 104 7400) that connect the airport with the cities of Ensenada, Mexicali, La Paz and Los Cabos.
On the other hand, Greyhound (Tel +52 664 621 2614) and Transportes Intercalifornias (Tel +52 664 683 6281) travel to several cities in California and Arizona.
In addition, shuttle services depart between 5:00 am and 10:00 pm to some destinations in California, such as Ensenada and San Diego.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the National and International Arrivals Hall and cabs are available around the clock. Journey time to the city centre is around 20 minutes. More information: Tel +52 664 683 6281.


Parking services at Tijuana airport (TIJ)

The parking lot operates around the clock, it is found opposite the terminal building, 45 meters away, and the two are connected through an elevated tunnel. It has 5 levels, 4 of them covered and one uncovered, and areas for short and long stays. It is monitored 24 hours a day and payment can be made at ATMs scattered throughout the area. Prices


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, elevators, adapted toilets and telephones. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their needs at the time of their booking.