Guanajuato airport (BJX)

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Del Bajío International Airport, also known as Guanajuato International Airport, serves the cities of León, Irapuato, Salamanca and Guanajuato. It operates with domestic and international flights, mainly to the United States.

Official Website: aeropuertosgap.com.mx
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 1.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +52 472 748 21 20 / 22 / 23 / 24. There is a tourist information office inside the terminal, open from 10:30 am to 5:30 am (Tel +52 472 748 2021).

Location

The airport is located 5.5 km (3 miles) northwest from Silao and 15 km (9.5 miles) to the southeast of the city of León.

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Car rental offices are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Alamo (Tel +52 477 748 2069 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm, weekends from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +52 472 748 2054 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +52 472 748 2001 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +52 472 748 2016 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Fox (Tel +52 333 122 9036 - 4:00 am to 1:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +52 472 748 2164 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
National (Tel +52 472 748 2043 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +52 472 748 2243 - 5:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +52 472 748 2023)

 

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The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Lounge Bajío is located on the second floor and opens from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm; it provides air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi, TV, snacks, drinks (access with Priority Pass membership).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops, restaurant, bar and pizza store available inside the enclosure.
Shopping- There are some souvenir stands, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost items should be directed to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services-

 

Bus - BajioGo (Tel +52 415 152 1999) provides door-to-door, private or shared transportation to San Miguel de Allende and other locations in the area, in addition to the airports in Querétaro, Mexico City, Guadalajara and Morelia. Shuttles depart on fixed schedules 24 hours a day.

Taxi - Vehicles available between 4:30 am and 11:00 pm outside the Arrivals area. Fares vary according to destination and type of service. Authorized operators at the enclosure are: Autotransporte Terrestre Silaoenses (Tel +52 472 118 7196), Transportación Terrestre Aeropuerto Internacional del Bajío (Tel +52 472 108 0954), Transportación Terrestre Aeropuerto del Bajío (Tel +52 477 771 9489 / 147 9868), Transporte Ejecutivo Terrestre Aeroportuario (Tel +52 477 750 2885). The trip to Silao takes 10-15 minutes, and to León approximately 30 min.

 

The Wyndham Garden Silao Bajio Airport (Tel +52 477 170 0280) is situated next to the airport grounds, as well as the Hotel 5 Inn (Tel +52 472 748 6099). Some alternatives nearby are: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Silao Aeropuerto - Terminal (Tel +52 472 117 9200), Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao Airport (Tel +52 472 478 8000), Hotel Splash Inn (Tel +52 472 748 6057), Hacienda Santa Fe (Tel +52 472 146 0130), One Silao (Tel +52 472 103 9250), Hampton Inn by Hilton Silao-Aeropuerto (Tel +52 472 135 1000), Hotel Ecce Inn (Tel +52 472 117 9000), Fiesta Inn Silao Puerto Interior (Tel +52 472 800 7700).

 

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There is a parking lot for short and long stays opposite the main entrance to the terminal, available around the clock. It has a pre-payment system through ATMs inside the main building. Prices

 

Elevators, ramps, adapted toilets, a special waiting room, Braille signage and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. Wheelchairs must be reserved in advance from your airline.