Why is The Cancun International Airport so Important?

Surrounded by natural beauties among the jungle of the Mexican southeast, archeological zones, large resorts, parks and hotels, a few minutes from places like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, Cancun Airport is the second airport to which most tourists arrive. Mexico after the Mexico City Airport.

Its IATA code is CUN, and it is located about 9 miles south of the City of Cancun and half an hour from Playa del Carmen. It is already the second most important in the country and not only because of the number of tourists that arrive but because of the connectivity it represents with the countries of the Caribbean, South America and some cities in Europe and the United States.

The main airlines that offer cheap flights from Mexico City to Cancun are:


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Distribution of airport terminals

It is a modern airport that has 4 commercial terminals, terminal 1 for charter flights, the second terminal for national and international airlines, terminal 3 that handles traffic from Europe and the United States and terminal 4 that attends national and international flights.

For a traveler it is important to arrive at an airport that offers amenities and transportation to the hotel. If you travel to Cancun here you can find dutyfree shops, restaurants and some services such as executive transportation to your hotel from the Cancun Airport.


Location and direction

To get to the Cancun International Airport from Cancun, take the Cancún-Chetumal highway and it is located at kilometer 22, it is very easy to get from the center of Cancun, take the Tulum Avenue and follow the signs you reach. the same.

What was originally an airfield between the forest, (currently the Avenue that is next to the Urban Park Kabah) from 1970 to 1975, today is the second airport in the country. The Cancun Airport is also part of the history and growth of one of the best tourist destinations in the world: Cancun.

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