Guanajuato (BJX) Airport
Guanajuato BJX Airport Overview
Guanajuato International Airport BJX 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.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.
The 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 very long runway (and pending construction of a second one) and an estimated 950,300 passengers in 2012, Guanajuato International Airport is served by Aeromexico & other domestic airlines, as well as by American Eagle, United, & United Express (operated by InterJet).
Guanajuato Airport has one passenger terminal, offering a number of food & drink and retail concessions, and a duty-free shop. The arrivals area has rental car, tourist, & hotel counters; other amenities include banking (ATM & currency exchange), internet access, baggage wrapping at Secure Wrap, and a VIP room (Sala V.I.P.)
Parking is available across from the passenger terminal and is open 24/7. You can pay for hourly, daily, or weekly parking; payment is in Mexican pesos only.
To get from Guanajuato Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, or take a taxi.
Carr. Silao-Leon Km 5,5 Col Nuevo Mexico
Silao, Guanajuato, 36270
- Website for Guanajuato: http://aeropuertosgap.com.mx/en/guanajuato-3.html
- Phone: +52 (472) 74 2120
Guanajuato BJX Airport Update History
- BJX Airports - Oct 26, 2013
- BJX Email - Aug 6, 2013
- BJX Airlines Served - Jun 13, 2013
- BJX Official Website Links - Jun 13, 2013