Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)

Tijuana International Airport

General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport, commonly known as Tijuana International Airport, is an international airport located 2.6 nautical miles (4.8 km; 3.0 mi) northeast of downtown Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. It is the main international airport serving Tijuana and the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area. The airport handled 12.3 million passengers in 2022, making it the fourth busiest in Mexico

General Information about Tijuana Airport

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

AirportTijuana International Airport
Airport TypePublic / military
OperatorGrupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
ServesTijuana–San Diego
Hub forVolaris
Tijuana Airport CodeTIJ
Tijuana Airport Terminals2
TIJ Airport Runway1
TIJ Airport Coordinates32°32′27″N 116°58′12″W
Tijuana Airport AddressAeropuerto S/N, Nueva Tijuana, 22435 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
Contact Number+52 664 607 8200
Official Websitehttps://www.aeropuertosgap.com.mx/en/tijuana-3.html
Elevation489 ft / 149 m

Tijuana Airport Code

Tijuana Airport code is TIJ. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Tijuana. 


Tijuana Airport Map

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

Tijuana International Airport Runway

TIJ airport has one runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Tijuana Airport Terminal

Tijuana International Airport has two terminals:

  • Main Terminal: The main terminal handles all domestic and international flights. It has two concourses, A and B, and can accommodate up to 10 million passengers per year.
  • Cross Border Xpress (CBX): The CBX is a US-based terminal that allows passengers to cross the border between the United States and Mexico without having to go through customs or immigration in Tijuana. The CBX is connected to the main terminal by a pedestrian bridge.

Nearest Airports to Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)

Some of the closest airports to TIJ Airport are:

  • San Diego International Airport – 34 km
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport – 80 km
  • John Wayne Airport – 166 km
  • Imperial County Airport – 203 km
  • Palm Springs International Airport – 253 km

Airlines Operating from Tijuana Airport

The following airlines operate from Tijuana Airport:

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