Veracruz International Airport (VER/MMVR)

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Historic Veracruz – the magnificent El Tajín archaeological gem – unsurpringly a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Veracruz is a diversified state: A much sought-after leisure destination, a business heartland, and Mexico's most important sea port.

Other Major reasons to serve this airport

  • Veracruz, the most important sea port of Mexico, will be expanded in order to double its actual capacity in the next few years
  • 60% of Mexico’s oil is produced in this state
  • Significant oil-related manufacturing industries including plastics and petrochemicals
  • Location of Mexico’s biggest steel works
  • Major source of meat and farm produce
  • Also a well known and much sought after leisure destination
  • Great gastronomy
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  • VCB

Fly here? Asur works closely with the Mexico Tourism Board and other agencies to generate the best possible conditions for a successful route development.

Marketing and other support

  • Dedicated sales and marketing team
  • Reception and celebration of your inaugural flight in our airport
  • Market analysis, statistics and intelligence
  • We work closely with the Veracruz VCB, the Ministry of Tourism of The State of Veracruz, The Mexican Ministry of Tourism and Mexico 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 package to support it
  • Contact us for further information

Veracruz people enjoying its carnival. Besides tourism and its 700,000 residents, Veracruz offers significant VRF traffic from the USA.

Catchment Area

  • 700,000 people live within 30 minutes drive of the airport.
  • Veracruz is the third most populated State with more than 7 million inhabitants.

Freight opportunities

Please contact us for information on freight opportunities.

The airport is a 15 minute drive to Boca del Río beach the distance the bustling port – Mexico’s biggest entrepôt.


  • 20 minutes drive to downtown and the port
  • 5 minutes drive to industrial zone
  • 15 minutes drive to Boca del Río, the beach zone with its prestigious hotels and a varied commercial offer. The WTC of Veracruz is also located in this area
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Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways (number and length):
    • 18 – 36 = 2,400m x 45m
    • 09 – 27 = 1,523m x 45m
  • Non slot coordinated
  • Operating hours: 07:00hrs – 19:00hrs
  • One terminal. 5 stands. 21 check in counters
  • Elevation: 27.5m
  • ICAO Reference code: 4D
  • Largest aircraft: 757-200

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

  • Heavy investments are being done in order to comply with ICAO´s Annex 14.
  • Passenger terminal expansion underway
  • Improvement of airside facilities underway

Vital statistics

  • More than 1,030,000 passengers in 2008
  • Veracruz reached the 1 million passengers mark in 2007
  • Nine regular carriers serve the destination
  • Click/Mexicana is the largest carrier
  • Continental Airlines serves successfully the route IAH-VER since 1998


Airport charges

2007 – 2008 Annual report

Other relevant financial reports