General Lucio Blanco International Airport, also known as Reynosa International Airport or Aeropuerto Internacional de Reynosa, is an international airport located in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, near the U.S.-Mexico border. The airport is a federal public entity managed by the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT).
The airport is named after General Lucio Blanco, a Mexican military officer who fought in the Mexican Revolution. It was opened in 1920 and is the only airport in Reynosa. The airport has one runway and can handle aircraft up to the size of a Boeing 737.
General Information about General Lucio Blanco Airport
The following table is an overview of REX Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Aeropuerto Internacional de Reynosa|
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte|
|Built In (Year)||1920|
|General Lucio Blanco Airport Code||REX|
|General Lucio Blanco Airport Terminals||one terminal|
|REX Airport Runway||1|
|REX Airport Coordinates||26°00′32″N 098°13′42″W|
|Contact Number||52 899 478 7000|
|General Lucio Blanco Airport Address||Carretera a Matamoros 83, Almaguer, 88780 Reynosa, Tamps., Mexico|
|Elevation||139 ft / 42 m|
General Lucio Blanco International Airport Code
General Lucio Blanco International Airport code is REX. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport in General Lucio Blanco.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||REX|
General Lucio Blanco International Airport Map
The REX Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
General Lucio Blanco International Airport Runway
REX Airport has one runway.
|Name||Length (mtr)||Length (ft)||Surface|
General Lucio Blanco Airport Terminal
General Lucio Blanco International Airport, also known as Reynosa International Airport, is a small airport with only one terminal. The terminal has a single concourse with 10 gates. The airport handles national and international air traffic for the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, near the Mexico–United States border. It is the only commercial airport in the Reynosa area.
Nearest Airports to General Lucio Blanco International Airport
Some of the International and Domestic airports near REX.
- McAllen-Miller International Airport – 27 km
- Valley International Airport – 79 km
- Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport – 92 km
- General Servando Canales Intl. Airport – 93 km
- General Mariano Escobedo Intl. Airport – 224 km
- McAllen-Miller International Airport – 256 km
- Plan de Guadalupe Intl. Airport – 312 km
Airlines Operating from General Lucio Blanco Airport
The following airlines operate from General Lucio Blanco International Airport:
- Viva Aerobus
- LATAM Airlines Group
- Air France