Information and Travel Guide for Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY)
Of the two airports serving the Monterrey area, Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport is the larger one. Over 5 million people are served by the airport each year. It features two runways and most of the flights are domestic with only a small part of the flights flying to the US. Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport is a hub for Magnicharters, Viva Aerobus as well as Aeromexico Connect. It is located approximately 15 miles Northeast of Monterrey.
The airport terminals were found to be too small for the amount of passengers that passed through and upgrades to amenities and expansion took place in 2003. In 2007, once again the airport terminals were expanding to meet continuing traffic. Due to its continuing importance and prime location in a popular tourist area, there are plans to further renovate the satellite building and plans to at least 3 remote positions as well as 4 jetways.
Services and Amenities
Financial Services - A Bureau de Change along with several ATMs are available throughout the airport.
Luggage Services - No left-luggage facilities are available at MTY airport.
Car Rental Services - Located outside the Terminal A arrivals area, travellers have their choice of nine car rental agencies.
Restaurant Services - Many eateries are scattered throughout the airport for traveller convenience.
Shopping services - Duty-free shops and gift shops are widely available in MTY for traveller convenience.
Other Services - Business services are available in the airport hotels as is WiFi service.
Travellers seeking short-term and long-term parking solutions will find car parks in Terminals A and C. Premium Parking spaces and additional short-term parking can be found in Terminal B. Rates vary upon the type of parking chosen.
Surrounding Area and Attractions
Visitors heading out of Monterrey General Mariano Escobedo International Airport have several transportation methods available to them. They can take a taxi, shuttle van, rental car or a bus, depending upon their destination.
Fundidora Park is a great way for travellers to take in a bit of scenic nature while on layover or when staying in the city of Monterrey. Visitors can take a brisk walk on the trails or watch their children play on the playgrounds. Sesame Park, an ice rink and a museum make this park perfect whether they visit all day or just for a few hours.
Those who are looking to explore history and culture in the heart of Monterrey need look no further than Gran Plaza or Macroplaza as it is referred to by locals. Taking a stroll through the park is all a visitor needs to do in order to take in 400,000 square meters of attractions including monuments, a library and several gardens. There are museums nearby that are not part of the Macroplaza but make great attractions within walking distance.
Address: General Mariano Escobedo International Airport, Carretera Miguel Alemán Km. 24, Monterrey, Nuevo León, 66600, Mexico Number of Terminals: 2 Telephone: (0)81 8345 4434 or (0)81 8369 0752 Fax: (0)81 8369 0891 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Website: www.aeropuertosmexico.com/mty/index.htm Time Zone: GMT - 6 (GMT - 5 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October) Location: The airport is located 24km (15 miles) northeast of Monterrey IATA airport code: MTY