Guanajuato International Airport BJX
- also known as del Bajio Airport - serves the central Mexican State of Guanajuato and its cities of Leon & Guanajuato. It is managed by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP).
The Airport is not only an important transfer point for flights from Mexico City to the United States, but is an important tourist destination. It is currently Mexico's ninth most important airport due to its rapid growth of low-cost air carriers.
The City of Guanajuato is the cultural capital of the Bajio region - one of the most charming regions of Mexico. UNESCO declared Guanajuato city as a World Heritage Site due to its historic center, and it is definitely worthwhile to spend a day exploring it and taking in the sites and tastes the city has to offer.
BJX Airport, at an elevation of 5,956 feet, is located in Silao, off State Highway 45, near the state capital of Guanajuato, and is close to Leon and only 20 miles from Ixtapa.
With a long runway (and pending construction of a second one) and 1.1 million passenger in 2016, Guanajuato International Airport is currently served by AeroMexico Connect, Aerocalafia, American Eagle, Delta, Interjet, Magnicharters, TAR, United, Viva Aerobus, & Volaris.
Guanajuato Airport has one passenger terminal,
offering a number of food & drink and retail concessions, and a duty-free shop. The arrivals area houses rental car, tourist, & hotel counters; other amenities include banking (ATM & currency exchange), internet access, baggage wrapping at Secure Wrap, and a VIP lounge (Sala V.I.P.) The Limas Restaurant can be contacted at tel. 472-738-2052, e-mail: email@example.com.
is available across from the passenger terminal and is open 24/7.
From Guanajuato Airport
you can rent a car, or take a taxi.