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The new Tulum International Airport will welcome 1.4 million travelers and 9 airlines in 2024



Tulum’s New International Airport To Welcome 1.4M Travelers And 9 Airlines In 2024

The resort town of Tulum opened a new international airport in December and international travelers flocked to the region. Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport (TQO) is located expected to welcome 1.4 million passengers and another airline by 2024, officials said at a news conference on Saturday.

According to the government, this airport has undoubtedly been a major achievement during the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Six months after opening, TQO has 3 national and 5 international airlines with 5 routes to various Mexican cities, 9 to the United States and 2 to Canada.

Cities served in the United States include New Jersey, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Miami, Charlotte, Los Angeles and New York.

From June 25, a new international airline will operate from Tocumen, Panama.

To date, the terminal has conducted 4,368 operations, carrying a total of 450,925 passengers.

“Since the operation started on December 1, 2023, it has registered a total of 450,925 passengers in 4,368 operations. The daily average reaches 2,168 passengers in 21 operations. In recent weeks this has risen to 4,120 users per day,” said Javier Diego Campillo, airport manager.

According to Campillo, The TQO will welcome 1.4 million passengers on 11,000 flights by the end of 2024.

“By the end of 2024, it is expected to carry 1.4 million people on 11,000 flights, double the initial market research estimate.” he added.

In addition, the government wants to expand its activities to five domestic and twelve international destinations this year.

Data shows that Tulum International Airport will continue to expand its operations and passengers.

If projections are correct, Tulum Airport will become a major player in the economic development of the Riviera Maya by creating thousands of jobs and new business opportunities for tourism.

Felipe Carrillo Puerto was built in record time (17 months) by military engineers for 19.2 billion pesos, saving the Mexican people millions of dollars.

In other news, the Mayan train, Another hugely important infrastructure development for the region will be fully completed before September, López Obrador said during a recent visit to the region.