Cozumel International Airport (CZM/MMCZ)


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Reasons for your new route to Cozumel: The best SCUBA diving and snorkelling in the Americas and one of the top diving destinations in the entire world.

You don’t really need a lot of other reasons to serve this airport.

Other Major reasons to serve this airport

  • The best SCUBA diving and snorkelling in the Americas and one of the top diving destinations in the entire world
  • Just a 30 minutes ferry ride from Playa del Carmen, the heart of the Riviera Maya
  • World-class designer golf resort
  • More than 4,000 hotel rooms
  • Served by six of the largest US carriers and several Canadian and European airlines
  • Our commitment with service quality was once again awarded in 2007. We were distinguished as the “Best European Airport” by the ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ) monitor.
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Natural marketability (you can play golf here too).

Marketing and other support

Cozumel International Airport Marketing Support:

  • Dedicated sales and marketing team
  • Reception and celebration of your inaugural flights
  • Market analysis, statistics and intelligence
  • We work closely with the Cozumel VCB, the Ministry of Tourism of The State of Quintana Roo, The Mexican Ministry of Tourism and Mexico’s Tourism Board, to attain the best conditions for a successful route development
  • Based on a business case for every specific new route, ASUR may offer a competitive incentive support package
  • Contact us for further information

Cozumel has a pretty impressive 250,000 within 60 minutes, but you wouldn’t know it. The real catchment is of course the people in the rest of the world who want to come here.

Catchment Area

  • 30 min catchment area, 90,000 people (Cozumel Island)
  • 60 min catchment area, 250,000 people (Cozumel Island and Riviera Maya)
  • 120 min catchment area, 1,340,000 people (Cozumel Island, Riviera Maya and Cancun)

Freight opportunities

Please contact us for information on freight opportunities.

Geography

  • A mere 30 minutes surface ride by ferry boat from Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen), Cozumel Island is a diver’s paradise
  • Chankanaab, Cozumel’s snorkelling and scuba diving theme park is a mere 15 minutes drive from the airport. San Gervasio, a Maya archaeological site is also just 15 minutes away from the airport
  • Rental cars, minivans and taxis are available at the airport
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Chankanaab, Cozumel’s snorkelling and scuba diving theme park is a mere 15 minutes drive from the airport.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways (number and length):
    • 11-29 = 2,700m x 45m
    • 05-23 (for exclusive use of the Mexican Air Force)
  • Non slot coordinated
  • Operating hours: 24 Hrs – No curfew
  • One terminal; 37 check in counters; 6 stands
  • Elevation: 5m
  • Width of taxiways: 23m
  • ICAO Reference code: 4D
  • Largest aircraft: MD11

The airport is being improved to fully comply with ICAO´s Annex 14...but some things just can’t be improved upon.

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

  • Heavy investments are being undertaken in order to comply with ICAO´s Annex 14.

Vital statistics

  • Over 537,000 passengers in 2008
  • 4% historical growth year-on-year
  • 82% international passengers
  • Over 20 airlines fly to the destination, evenly divided between scheduled and charter (cargo is not significant)
  • Largest carrier: Continental Airlines; almost 20% market share

Financials

Airport charges

2007 – 2008 Annual report

Other relevant financial reports