San Luis Potosí International Airport (SLP)

San Luis Potosí International Airport

San Luis Potosí International Airport, officially Aeropuerto Internacional Ponciano Arriaga, is an international airport located in the municipality of San Luis Potosí, within the state of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. It serves the Greater San Luis Potosi Metropolitan Area. The airport is named after Ponciano Arriaga, a Mexican constitutional lawyer from San Luis Potosí who supported the government of Benito Juárez. Since 2005 it has served as the cargo airline Estafeta’s main hub. Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA) is the operator of the airport.

General Information about San Luis Potosí Airport

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

AirportSan Luis Potosí International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Operator/OwnerGrupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte
ServesSan Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Hub forEstafeta Carga Aérea
San Luis Potosí Airport CodeSLP
San Luis Potosí Airport Terminals1
SLP Airport Runway2
SLP Airport Coordinates22°15′16″N 100°55′51″W
San Luis Potosí Airport AddressCarr. a Matehuala Km 9.5, 78341 San Luis Potosí, S.L.P., Mexico
Contact Number+52 444 478 7000
Official Website
Elevation1,839 m / 6,033 ft

San Luis Potosí Airport Code

San Luis Potosí Airport code is SLP. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport San Luis Potosí. 


San Luis Potosí Airport Map

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

San Luis Potosí International Airport Runway

SLP airport has two runways: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

San Luis Potosí Airport Terminal

San Luis Potosí International Airport has a single terminal that caters to both domestic and international flights. The terminal building contains a check-in hall, a common baggage claim hall, a large retail area with food and retail outlets, as well as waiting areas located on the ground floor. The upper level contains a security area and a departure concourse with a VIP Lounge and five gates, one of which has a jetbridge. The terminal can accommodate up to 300 passengers.

Nearest Airports to San Luis Potosí International Airport (SLP)

Some of the closest airports to SLP Airport are:

  • Ponciano Arriaga International Airport – 19 km
  • Del Bajío International Airport – 175 km
  • Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport – 185 km
  • General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport – 209 km
  • Querétaro International Airport – 230 km

Airlines Operating from San Luis Potosí Airport

The following airlines operate from San Luis Potosí Airport:

  • Aeroméxico
  • Aeroméxico Connect
  • Aerus
  • American Airlines
  • Magnicharters
  • TAR
  • United Airlines
  • United Express
  • Volaris

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