Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport

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Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) Guide

General Information

Airport Name:
Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport
Airport Code:
MEX
Location:
The airport is located 13km to the east of Mexico City.
Phone:
(0)5 571 3600
Website:
www.aeropuertosmexico.com/Ingles

Directions & Transportation

Taxi:
Taxis are available from outside the terminal building, and pre-paid taxi tickets are available from Taxi Autorizado in the Transportacion Terrestre booth located in baggage reclaim. Passengers are advised to only use the authorised taxis, with and airport logo on them.
Bus:
There are regular airport buses to various destinations in and around Mexico City. The buses depart from outside Gate D.
Rail:
The Metro offers regular train services to and from the airport, and are very croweded at rush hour due to the very cheap price. The station is located just outside the terminal building.
Road:
Travelling to and from the airport you can either use car, bus or taxi services.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
The airport has a number of information desks located throughout the terminal building, there is also a tourist information office located in lounge B.
Baggage:
There are lockers available by lounge A, a packing service is also available by loung B. Porters are available to assist with luggage for a tip.
Money:
The airport has a few banks, with bureaux de change facilities. ATMs are located throughout the terminal building.
More Services:
A post office is located in the Domestic Arrivals area; and there is 24 hour medical assistance and pharmacies. Mobile phones are also available for hire and there is an Internet cafe in lounge E. the airport also has an exhibition hall.
Eating & Drinking:
The airport has a wide variety of shops located in the terminal building, including duty free shops; arts and handcrafts shops; liquor stores; gift shops; and newsagents.
Shopping:
The airport has an extensive range of bars; cafeterias; fast food outlets; and restaurants, including Wings; Baron Rojo; and Cucara Makara.
Business Facilities:
The International Business Club, whis is situated on the second floor of concourse D, provides workstations; meeting rooms; an auditorium; telephone; Internet; and catering services. The Hilton Mexico City Airport Hotel also has a fully equiped business centre; which offers secretarial services; fax; printers; Internet access; photocopying; paging equipment hire; and courier services.
Disabled Facilities:
The airport has lifts; ramps; adapted toilets; and wheel chairs aver available on request. Passengers needing special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
Aero California, AeroCaribe/AeroCozumel, Aerolineas Bolivianas, Aeromexico, Air France, Alaska Airlines, America West, American, British Airways, Canadian Airlines, Continental, Delta, Grupo Taca, Iberia, Japan, KLM, Lan Chile, Lufthansa, Mexicana, Swiss Air, United, USAir, Varig
Airport Taxes:
$16
Activities near the Airport:
Travellers delayed at the airport for a few hours can take a bus, taxi or train into Mexico City. From there all of these attractions are easily accessable. The Palace of Fine Arts - Avenida Juarez and Eje Lazaro Carden. This Palace is the most important place of the Mexican Culture of Fine Arts, and is well worth a visit when in Mexico City. The construction of the Palace began in 1905 and was completed in 1934. It was ornamented with amazing and huge marble statues of goddesses surrounded by winged angels. This is a beautiful sight not to be missed. Museum Of Mexico City - Pino Suarez Street 30. This museum is housed in an old Colonial building and is one of the top attractions in the city. The museum contains many exhibitions and displays about the history of Mexico City since the Pre-Hispanic era. This is a great place to learn about Mexic and it's people. The Almeda Park - Avenida Juarez and Eje Lazaro Carden. This beautiful park dates back to Colonial timeas and covers an area over over 8 blocks. The park has many artistic and historic attractions, and is filled with tall trees; big fountains; and beautiful sculptures. This is a great place to take a break and watch the people walk by.
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