McAllen Miller MFE Airport Overview
MFE Airport is a mere two miles from midtown McAllen, Texas, between 10th Street and Centennial Blvd., a quarter mile from Expressway 83, and within walking distance from hotels, the valley's largest mall, and numerous restaurants; it is also only 7 miles from Reynosa, Mexico, accessible via three international bridges.
With an estimated 650K passengers a year, McAllen International Airport is served by some major airlines, offering direct flights some U.S. & Mexico, with connections around the world. Aeromar who partners with United offers currently flights to Mexico City on its 50-passenger jets.
The passenger terminal at McAllen International Airport offers wireless internet access, a business center, shoeshine, rental car counters, a gift and duty-free shop, a CNBC store, and a number of food & drink establishments. Rental car counters for major agencies are located in the Arrivals area.
Until Spring 2014, the terminal is undergoing drastic renovation & expansion work (see below).
Airport : 956-681-1500/ fax 1510;
Airport Police: 956-681-1555
Airport Parking: 681-1550.
Airlines: Allegiant 1-702-505-8888; American 1-800-433-7300; United 1-800-525-0280 & Aeromar 1-855-237-6627.
Present & future Airport developments: Construction on the terminal expansion project began in July 2012 and involves:
1. At the passenger terminal: Adding another gate; a 7,400 sq.ft, one-level addition at its west end for checked baggage screening and baggage handling system expansion; renovating 11,200 sq.feet at east end for lobby, security screening, TSA offices & concessions; construct 2-level addition of 33,000 sq.ft at south end for boarding gates, boarding bridges, holdrooms, restrooms, concessions, & more; renovate 5,000 sq.feet at south end for boarding gates & holdroom - all to be tentatively completed by Spring 2014.
2. Terminal Area Apron improvement & expansion - also to be tentatively completed by Spring 2014.