Mérida International Airport (MID/MMMD)

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Chichen Itza is one of the Seven Wonders of the World (so a lot of people want to go there)

Mérida is located in the very cradle of the ancient Maya Civilisation

Other Major reasons to serve this airport

  • Chichen Itza and Uxmal, two of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites are no more than 90 minutes drive from Mérida City
  • Chichen Itza is also one of the Official New Seven Wonders of the World
  • Mérida handles one fifth of Mexico’s trade
  • Mérida has over 5,600 hotel rooms
  • Mérida is both, a business and a leisure destination
  • In 2008, Mérida Airport handled over 14,500 tons of cargo
Mérida marketing

Tourism is a core business in Mérida supported by 5,600 hotel rooms (the landmark Fiesta Americana is shown)...although many of its assets are entirely natural beauty.

Marketing and other support

  • Dedicated sales and marketing team
  • Reception and celebration of your inaugural flights
  • Market analysis, statistics and intelligence
  • We work closely with the Merida VCB, the Ministry of Tourism of The State of Yucatan, 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

Mérida people – the city and its immediate catchment exceed 1m.

Catchment Area

  • More than 1,000,000 people live in Mérida City and its surroundings
Please contact us for information on freight opportunities.

Modern Mérida: Ancient Maya civilisation brought closer to the world by modern infrastructure.


  • Local geography
  • 35 minutes drive from downtown Mérida
  • 90 minutes drive from Chichen Itza, one of the new seven wonders of the world
  • Rental cars, shared minivans, and taxis are available at the airport
  • click here for more info

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways (number and length):
    • 10 – 28 = 3200 m x 46 m
    • 17 – 35 = 2300 m x 46 m
  • Slot Coordinated?: Non coordinated
  • Operating hours: 24hrs
  • Terminals (Number, type and last major refurbishment): One terminal. 6 stands. 60 check in counters
  • Min. connect time: N/A
  • Elevation: 12m
  • ICAO Reference code: 4D
  • Largest aircraft: 747-400; 777-300

Important infrastructure developments
and/or other news

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

Vital statistics

  • 1,300,000 passengers in 2008. The largest traffic ever for MID airport.
  • 10 airlines serve the destination
  • The routes IAH-MID and MIA-MID are successfully served by Continental Airlines and Aeromexico respectively
  • Neos has a seasonal charter service from Milan
  • Click/Mexicana is the largest carrier in MID
  • MID handled over 14,500 tons of cargo in 2008