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Facts about Cabo San Lucas International Airport
Cabo San Lucas International Airport is a small airport that is located 7.2km northwest of Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur, Mexico.This busiest airport in Mexico caters domestic flights as well as private charter flights.
The airport has buses, taxis, and rent-a-car that can drive you to your destinations; there is a hotel that offers shuttles that leave from the airport. If you want to drive along the corridor to explore Cabo, you must not drive by yourself. If you do make a trip without a driver, ensure to fill up the car with gas before taking the trip, and it is important to bring a spare tire due to the treacherous road.
Shopping is one of the must-do activities among the passengers. You can spend some time in the Puerto Paraiso Mall. The mall offers beautiful clothes and affordable souvenirs. It also boasts an entertainment complex with restaurants. The mall has a movie theater, local shops, and boutiques too. The shop at Palmilla has a style of Spanish architecture and upscale shops.
Another fantastic experience to try is the airport’s dining and nightlife. There is a restaurant that offers delicious foods like seafood and beef, and while eating, they have bands and piano bar. After the flight, passengers who want more about nightlife in Cabo can enjoy in the Hard Rock Café.
The length of the runway of the plane measures about 7,000ft. New safety navigations are installed, along with new air traffic, control equipment, and tower, the lighting has been changed, PAPI visual aids, and the new all ground support equipment that is needed to the plane.
Cabo San Lucas Airport has coordinates of 22’56’51’N and 109’56’13.49’W. Cabo San Lucas International Airport has a second terminal; the new terminal has a long rectangular building with eight gates on one long side (arrival is downstairs, and departure is upstairs), and the parking lot is on the other side.International Airport has a second terminal; the new terminal has a long rectangular building with eight gates on one long side (arrival is downstairs, and departure is upstairs), and the parking lot is on the other side.
All of the domestic flights, including private charter flights, or any airline, passengers must go to Terminal 1, and for international flights, passengers should head to the Terminal 2.
For Terminal 1, the only available airlines are Aeromexico, Air Canada, Sun Country, United, Viva Aerobus, Volaris, and Magni charters on season. And if you have a flight in Terminal 2, you can choose Air Tran, Air Transat, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun wing, Virgin America, US Airways, and WestJet. The services offered at this airport are parking, restaurants, medical service, lost and found services, banking and ATMs.
The airport handled 3,285,100 passengers in 2014 and 3,652,900 and 2015, it has grownto be the most important airport in Baja California Sur. The architect of this airport was Manuel De Santiago-de Borbon Gonzalez Bravo, a Mexican architect, and great-grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain.
On September 2014, this airport was extremely damaged by Hurricane Odile. Numerous people went to the airport, demanding flights out of Cabo San Lucas.