Acapulco airport: Acapulco General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (ACA)

Acapulco General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport

Acapulco is a popular holiday destination, especially for Americans. The airport has a fairly compact and modern terminal servicing both domestic and international flights.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: ACA
ICAO airport code: MMAA


Local transport


There's no train connection with Acapulco Airport.

Car and bus

Acapulco Airport is situated 19 kilometers southeast of the city center. The airport is easily accessible by rental car. From Acapulco center you drive along Acapulco Bay to the Boulevard de las Naciones which leads to the airport.

Outside the Arrivals Hall you can find a minivan of Servicio Colectivo. It leaves every 10 minutes and runs along the most popular hotels. Transportes Terrestres' shuttle bus is cheaper (Tel. +52(0)744 462 1095).

Car rental Acapulco Airport

You can find counters of car rental companies in the Arrivals Hall. Six rental companies are present at Acapulco Airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. You can also book a rental car in advance using the service provided by EasyTerra; they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.


A taxi ride to the popular hotels along the beach takes about 30 minutes and costs US$ 20-25 (the official currency in Mexico is the peso, but taxi drivers also accept US$).

Airport Parking

There's a parking lot outside the terminal. You pay 28 pesos for the first hour, and then 7 pesos per 15 minutes with a maximum of 240 pesos per day.




There are no hotels at Acapulco airport, but you can find accommodation nearby: The Resort at Mundo Imperial‎ (Tel. +52(0) 744 466 3322). Other hotels nearby the airport include Mayan Palace (Tel. +52(0)744 469 6000), The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Hotel‎ (Tel. +52(0)744 469 1000) and Hotel Las Brisas‎ (Tel. +52(0)744 469 6900). For more hotels and to book online you can go to They offer a large range of hotels at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

There are a limited number of places to eat and drink at Acapulco Airport: two Medas bars, a Subway, a grill restaurant and a coffee shop. For an airport of such a small size there are however quite a few shops, including a duty-free shop, dress stores and souvenir shops. 


You cannot store baggage at Acapulco Airport. Near the baggage claim area there's a counter for lost and found items.


In the central hall there's an information desk for inquiries about Acapulco Airport, flight schedules and airport services. There's also a counter offering brochures about places worth seeing. Here you can also book a hotel room.


Acapulco Airport has a VIP lounge, but for more extensive business facilities you need to turn to the larger hotels and resorts, such as The Resort at Mundo Imperial (see Hotels).

Disabled facilities

Acapulco Airport meets with American standards and has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and toilets, and also low-hanging telephones.

Other services

In the Arrivals Hall you can find ATM's and exchange offices. In the central hall there are regular exhibitions by local artists. The First Aid station can be found in the Arrivals Hall and can be reached via the information desk or directly by calling from one of the telephones in the terminal.




Acapulco General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport
Blvd. De las Naciones
Poblado de Los Amates

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +52(0)744 435 2060
Fax: none
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: ACA
ICAO airport code: MMAA