Puerto Vallarta Ordaz (PVR) Airport
Puerto Vallarta Ordaz PVR Airport Overview
PVR Airport is located within 7.5 km from city center of Puerto Vallarta, and 10 km from Nuevo Vallarta - on the large Banderas Bay (42km E-W, 32km N-S) of the Pacific coast. Banderas Bay is considered by UNESCO as being one of the most beautiful bays in the world, and is the vacation destination for countless tourists year-round.
With a yearly estimate of 3.4 million passengers, and a long runway, Puerto Vallarta Airport is served by major Mexican, U.S. and Canadian airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe, as well as by many charters.
The passenger terminal at Puerto Vallarta Ordaz Airport has two levels:
The ground level is the Arrivals level for domestic & international flights with check-in facilities, and access to the domestic departure lounge & gates, rental car counters for all major rental car agencies; and tourist services provided by Apple Vacations, Vallarta Adventures, Miller Travel Service, and Marriott Hotel.
The second level is the Departures level, with a sit down restaurant in pre-security. Past the security check is a large waiting area with duty free shops, a bar, a small cafeteria, VIP lounges (the Royal Lounge, Wildcoast & TEA (open according to flight schedule). For international departure gates take the stairway one flight down. You only have access to departure gate area after your flight is called out, as there is limited space there. Wait in the upper lounge area until your flight is ready for departure.
Amenities & services inside the terminal :
- on the ground level: some small shops and food & drink establishments, a post office, bank/ATMs, currency exchange and newsstands; secure Wrap baggage wrapping; rental car counters for all major rental car agencies; and tourist services provided by Apple Vacations, Vallarta Adventures, Miller Travel Service, and Marriott Hotel; and
- on level 2: duty-free shops, and some concessions.
NOTE that while all telephones in the terminal accept credit cards, it is best to use Telmex public phones for a better rate. You can buy a so-called ‘Ladatel’ telephone card at 30, 50 or 100 pesos.
The VIP Lounge Puerto Vallarta is available at post-security, Domestic Departures - tel. +52 (32) 221 298, Ext. 35661, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Parking at Puerto Vallarta Ordaz Airport is available across from the terminal aincludes short- and long-term parking.
Future Airport Developments: By the end of May 2016, PV Airport reported 37 months of continuous increase in new airline seats. The increase in passenges resulted in long lines at inspection as many flights arrive within the same time frame. Consequently, the ongoing $8M project is to renovate/ expand terminal areas of immigration & customs, which started May 2016 (the end of high season) - to be completed by Fall 2016.
Carr. a Tepic, Km 7.5
Puerto Vallarta - Jalisco, 48311
- Website for Puerto Vallarta Ordaz: https://www.aeropuertosgap.com.mx/es/puerto-vallarta.html
- Phone: +52 322 221 1298 / local 221-15-37