Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport (ZIH)

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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: 600,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +52 755 554 0223 / 0224 / 5408. E-mail: [email protected]

Location

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

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On the ground floor of the terminal there are car rental desks that operate from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Alamo (Tel +52 755 553 7147)
Europcar (Tel +52 755 553 7158)
Hertz (Tel +52 800 709 5000)
Payless (Tel +52 755 554 8429)
Thrifty (Tel +52 755 553 7020)
U-Save (Tel +52 755 553 7312)

 

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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- There is a restaurant and a pizza place in the public area, in addition to a bar and an icecream store in the boarding hall.
Shopping- Duty-free store near the baggage reclaim area, 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.

 

Bus - Ixtapa Transfers (Tel +52 755 556 4787) offers private or shared shuttle services that operate regularly to different hotels inside the city and to 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.

 

Some hotels have reservation counters on the ground floor of the terminal. Bungalows Tree Tops (Tel +52 755 115 5671), Hotel & Villas Punta Blanca (Tel +52 755 544 6593), Marea Beachfront Villas (Tel +52 755 557 0634), Las Palmas Luxury Villas (Tel +52 755 114 6376), Hotel Paradise Lagoon (Tel +52 755 553 8304), Bungalows Sol Dorado (Tel +52 755 554 2344), Hotel Marbella (Tel +52 755 117 0722), Puerta Paraíso Hotel Boutique (Tel +52 755 553 2142), Casa Kau-Kan (Tel +52 755 114 3175), Bella Vista Hotel Boutique (Tel +52 755 100 6976).

 

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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

 

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.