Acapulco International Airport (ACA)

Acapulco International Airport

Acapulco International Airport, officially Aeropuerto Internacional General Juan N. Álvarez, is an international airport located in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. It serves as a gateway to Acapulco, a popular Mexican tourist destination. The airport is operated by Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA). In 2021, the airport handled 670,239 passengers, and in 2022 it handled 838,991 passengers. The airport is located 16 miles (26 km) south-southeast of Acapulco city center. It has two runways, one of which is 12,136 feet (3,700 m) long and the other is 7,874 feet (2,400 m) long.

General Information about Acapulco Airport

The following table is an overview of ACA Airport indicated below:

AirportAcapulco International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Owner/OperatorGrupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
Built In (Year)1954
ServesAcapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Acapulco Airport CodeACA
Hub forCOPA Panama, Delta and Aeromexico
Acapulco Airport Terminalsone terminal
ACA Airport Runway2
ACA Airport Coordinates16°45′21.7″N 99°45′05.8″W
Contact Number52 744 435 2060
Acapulco Airport AddressBlvd. de las Naciones s/n, Plan de Los Amates,39931 Acapulco de Juárez, Gro., Mexico
Elevation4 m / 13 ft

Acapulco International Airport Code

Acapulco International Airport code is ACA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport in Acapulco. 


Acapulco International Airport Map

The ACA Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Acapulco International Airport Runway

ACA Airport has two runways.

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

Acapulco Airport Terminal

Acapulco International Airport has a “single passenger terminal with a built-up area of 19,341m².” The terminal is a two-story building that serves both domestic and international airlines. It has six gates, one check-in desk, two baggage claim stations, six security checkpoints, one boarding pass control, and three customs checks.

The terminal also has a number of passenger facilities, including duty-free shops, restaurants, vending machines, banking facilities, VIP lounges, ground transportation operators, information counters, and passenger waiting rooms.

Nearest Airports to Acapulco International Airport ACA

Some of the International and Domestic airports near ACA.

  • Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport – 272 km
  • Lázaro Cárdenas Airport – 378 km
  • Puerto Escondido International Airport – 383 km
  • Benito Juarez International Airport – 399 km
  • Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport – 406 km
  • Hermanos Serdán International Airport – 486 km

Airlines Operating from Acapulco Airport

The following airlines operate from Acapulco International Airport:

  • Aeroméxico
  • Air Transat
  • American Eagle
  • Magni
  • Mexicana de Aviación
  • Sunwing Airlines
  • United Express
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Volaris

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