Published on : Saturday, December 29, 2018
Of all the flights, 66 percent of the traffic was international and 34 percent was domestic. Puerto Vallarta is becoming a highly popular destination for international travelers. During the winter season, the airport will serve 53 routes, out of which 41 are international and only 12 are domestic.
The routes from the airport increased from 36 in 2009 to 53 in 2018-2019. It is about 80 per cent growth in traffic over the last 9 years. It comes out as 9 per cent per year.
The airport connects flights to more than 50 destinations around the world, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Helsinki, and Chicago. It transports nearly 5 million passengers a year.
The airport is getting its due investments. Passengers have access to a free wireless Internet network and a new International VIP Lounge. A new terminal building, with more space, excellent services and commercial areas is in the anvil. The new terminal will span more than 200,000 square feet and include five new jetways and six security lines.
The International Airport of Puerto Vallarta will contribute to the economic and tourist development of the States of Jalisco and Nayarit.