Buelna Airport is a 30-minute drive from the city of Mazatlan, and can be reached via the Mexico 15 highway (Tepic-Mazatlan.
With 973,440 passengers in 2016, and a long runway, Mazatlan Buelna Airport is served by domestic & international airlines offering direct & connecting flights to all points of the globe. Seasonal charters also serve the airport.
The passenger terminal at Mazatlan Buelna Airport houses Concourses A & B with their departure gates. Recent renovation included a new facade,of corridor & check-in area upgrades. Specialty shops were added and new airbridges installed. There are now 4 jetways, 8 contact and 4 remote airplane positions. Airline gates 1-10 are on level 1, while gates 11 and 15 are on level 2.
The baggage claim area has 4 carousels, Customs, taxi & rental car counters.
A food court is both on the main & upper level, while duty-free shops are on the main corridor. Books and magazines are located in Retail Spaces H & J.
ATM machines from Banamex & HSBC are on the lower level. ICE currency exchange is on the lower level - cash & credit cards accepted (tel. 69 985 4447).
Rental car kiosks are in the Arrivals area.
Outside of the terminal is a roofed area exclusively for passenger pickup/dropoff.
Parking is available in the parking lot across from the terminal and offers short- and long-term parking.
Transport options from Mazatlan Airport: The taxi stand is outside of the terminal on level 2. MZT Mazatlan Airport Transportation (tel. 1-877-462-6292) offers authorized & certified Airport transfers to all Mazatlan hotels & resorts in new air-conditioned 7-passenger vans, buses or taxis, depending on the number of travelers. For shared service there are 1-2 stops; for private service no stops in between. Drivers are bi-lingual.