Cancun (CUN) Airport
Cancun CUN Airport Overview
CUN Airport is located 16 km to the south of Cancun, along the Cancun-Chetumal highway. Cancun's hotel zone is only a 10 km from the Airport. The local population accounts for about half a million people and, although Spanish is the official language, many other languages are spoken, including English.
With two long runways and nearly 16 million passengers a year, Cancun International Airport is served by a host of domestic and international, regular & low-cost airlines, as well as charters, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. The Airport is also an important hub of a number of inter-connecting destinations to vacation resorts in the Caribbean.
NOTE: Be alert when going through security. If your bag is being searched, watch closely! Tourist areas of Cancun and of Isla Mujeres, Riviera Maya, Playa Del Carmen, Isla Cozumel, & Tulum are safest.
Cancun International Airport has three terminals: T1, T2 & T3.
Present & future Airport Developments:
- Electronic quick check-in booths for cardholders of Global Entry (US passport holders), Nexus (Canadian travelers) and Viajero Confiable (Mexican citizens) are to be installed during the winter - to become operational in 2017, expediting their process of passport control and entry into Mexico.
- While Terminals 1, 2 & 3 renovations /expansions have now been completed - the new Terminal 4 is currently being redesigned and is scheduled to open in 2017, when it is to offer duty-free boutiques, many dining options and an Aloft Hotel.