Guadalajara (GDL) Airport
Guadalajara GDL Airport Overview
Guadalajara International Airport GDL, also known as Don Miguel Hidalgo & Costilla Airport, served the Mexican State of Jalisco and its major City Guadalajara. It is managed by GAP, which was recently recognized as 'Super Empresa 2010'.
The Airport is located in the town of Tlajomulco de Ziniga, Jalisco State, and is 16 km from the city center of Guadalajara, Mexico. It is accessible via highway 23 towards Chapala, which is 15 km from the airport. It is the third-busiest airport in Mexico.
With two runways at an elevation of 5,016 feet, and an estimated 7.4 million passengers in 2012, Guardalajara International Airport is a hub for Aeromexico Connect, secondary hub for AeroMexico, and focus city for VivaAerobus, Interjet & Volaris, and is served by domestic and U.S. airlines, as well as charters.
In May 2012 connections to Chihuahua & Puebla were added.
NOTE: For international flights, arrive 3 hours before scheduled departure, for domestic flights 2 hours.
The on-airport hotel is the 'Casa Grande', which is connected to the passenger terminal complex by covered walkway, and offers a business center (tel. 033 378 9000).
Guadalajara Airport has two passenger terminals close to each other - T1 and T2.
Parking options at Guadalajara Airport include a parking lot next to the hotel, as well as one across from the terminal complex. Parking fees need to be paid in Mexican pesos
Rental car counters for major rental car agencies are located in the arrivals area of the terminal.
To get from Guadalajara Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi (you can pay for & reserve a taxi at the taxi counter inside the terminal), or take a bus:
Servicio Colectivo is the airport minibus stationed outside the terminal, which takes you to the city center, comes around every hour and takes about 35 minutes. You can purchase tickets at its booth located outside of Arrivals.
Carretera Guadalajara Chapala km 17.5
Municipio Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco, Jal 45659
- Website for Guadalajara: http://aeropuertosgap.com.mx/en/guadalajara-3.html
- Phone: 52 33 3688 5248
Guadalajara GDL Airport Update History
- GDL Airports - Oct 25, 2013
- GDL Food & Stores - Oct 25, 2013
- GDL Email - Aug 6, 2013
- GDL Airlines Served - Jul 3, 2013
- GDL Airport Intro - Jun 13, 2013
- GDL Main Terminals - Jun 13, 2013
- GDL Official Website Links - Jun 13, 2013