Benito Juarez International Airport
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A guide aimed exclusively at the Benito Juárez airport passenger. The answers to the most frequent questions asked by the thousands of passengers who travel the AICM daily. In addition, details and transfert between the terminals, public and private transport, flight status, food, shopping and general services, VIP lounges, hotels and places to rest, information on parking, and the airlines that currently operate.
The Mexico City airport (IATA: MEX) serves the metropolitan area of the capital of Mexico, with a large number of flights to the entire country, international and intercontinental. It is also a point of connection between Latin America, the United States and Canada. During 2019, 50 million passengers passed through the airport. It is located 10 km east of the historic center of Mexico City. (SEE MAP).
The airport has two terminals (T1 and T2) open 24 hours a day, 2 km away and connected to each other by an Aerotren (exclusively for passengers with boarding passes and crew members) and buses for the general public. See connection between terminals . Most of the airlines operate in T1. T2 is used by AeroMexico for all its operations in addition to Aeromar, Copa, Delta and Wingo.
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Both terminals have restaurants, cafes and bars (several available 24 hours), as well as a wide variety of shops, including 24-hour duty free (most of them in T1), clothing, perfumeries, regional products, books and newspapers, electronics, telephony and accessories. Currency exchange agencies, banking services, convenience stores, VIP lounges and services, postal services, luggage storage and emergency medical services are also available 24 hours a day.
The Hilton Mexico City Airport is located on level 3 of Terminal 1, while the NH Collection Mexico City Airport T2 is located on the 6th floor of Terminal 2. On the other hand, the Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Airport and the Camino Real Aeropuerto are connected to Terminal 1 through pedestrian walkways.
In turn, there are capsules of izZzleep . On the upper floor of T1 and the ground floor of T2. In the surroundings you can find other alternatives, most with counters inside the terminals and transfer services for their guests.
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Public and Private Transport
Taxi counters are located near the arrival halls and in the ambulatory area. Estimated rates: Historic Center (Zocalo) Between 250 and 300 MXN. Uber and Cabify are available and at a much cheaper price (between 130 and 170 MXN). LEARN MORE
Intercity buses depart from both terminals to various cities in the country.
Line 4 of the Metrobus connects the airport with the historic center and other points of interest such as: Museum of the City, Paseo de la Reforma, Fine Arts, among others. It has stops in Terminal 1 at gate 7 and at gate 2 in Terminal 2.
There is a hotel transportation service (Shuttle), which provides its service at gate 4 of Terminal 1, and in Terminal 2 you can request this service at the premises of each of the hotels on the ground floor. LEARN MORE
Next to Terminal 1 of the AICM, on Boulevard Puerto Aéreo corner with Av. Capitán Carlos León González, is the Terminal Aérea station of Metro line 5, which runs from the Politécnico to Pantitlán stations. LEARN MORE
Car Rental services:
If you want to rent a car at Mexico’s international airport, you will find the car rental companies in Terminal 1 (national and international ambulatory) and in Terminal 2 (international arrivals in the bank area) LEARN MORE
Airlines flying to/from AICM.
There are 3 parking lots: In T1 two (national area and international area) and another general in T2. All have camera security systems, toilets, elevators, a check-in area as well as free transportation in mini-vehicles between the car and the entrance to the terminal, for people with disabilities, the elderly and pregnant women. LEARN MORE
Answers to Frequently Asked Passenger Questions
- What restrictions related to the Coronavirus are there when arriving at the airport?
- How to get from the airport to the historic center (Zócalo)?
- Where to wait for Uber or Cabify?
- Is there free WiFi Internet access?
- Where to buy a SIM card?
- How to move between terminals?
- What to do in case of a long wait for a connecting flight?
- What to do in case of loss of luggage or belongings?
- Is there a luggage storage service?
- Do you have currency exchange and banking services?
- Where can I ask for First Aid services?
- What facilities and services does the airport offer for special and disabled passengers?