Flying from Felipe Angeles International Airport (NLU)

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Last updated: March 8, 2024

We currently fly to the following destinations from the Felipe Angeles International Airport (NLU):

  • Morelia
  • Colima 
  • Durango 
  • Merida 
  • Oaxaca
  • Veracruz 
  • Cancun
  • Puerto Vallarta 
  • Monterrey 
  • Guadalajara
  • McAllen 
  • Houston

Routes and operations subject to change without notice.

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Our story at AIFA

In March 2022, Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) began operations. It's located in the Mexico City metropolitan area and is a great alternative for passengers with upcoming business trips.

We had the privilege of operating the first flight departing from AIFA. Flight AM890 to Villahermosa, Tabasco, onboard an Embraer 190 aircraft on March 21st, 2022.

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Also, on January 31st, 2023, we commenced operations on the first route between AIFA and the United States, providing our customers with a daily flight to Houston.

Connectivity

In order to offer our passengers the best travel experience, we are constantly working to improve connectivity at AIFA. Therefore, approximate waiting times will only range from 45 to 60 minutes.

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General information

How do I get to AIFA?

There are various options to get to Felipe Angeles International Airport. Since the airport is in the Metropolitan area of Valle de Mexico, and approximately 30 miles away from Mexico City, we suggest you get there by car.

The main thoroughfares are:

· Mexiquense Outer Circuit. This is the main vehicular route the airport. It has 3 entrance roads and 3 exit roads, and is located in the Tultepec-Santa Lucía area.

· Mexico-Pachuca Highway. Whether you take the free highway or toll-roads, you must connect with the Entronque Zona Militar to access the airport.

Both routes have convenient signs that guide passengers to the airport.

Public transport

Mexibus

Mexibus is one of the public transport that connects directly to Felipe Angeles International Airport. It's part of the public transportation system of the State of Mexico. Passengers can use Line 1 to get to the airport from Mexico City's subway.

It goes from the Azteca Bicentenario Multimodal Terminal to the Ojo de Agua Terminal, and then to AIFA. Its boarding area it's next to the Airport Intermodal Land Transportation Terminal (TITT).

Suburban train

The suburban train will have an expansion and connection of its stations that will reach the AIFA; however, at the moment the station that connects directly to the airport in Santa Lucía is not operating.

With these plans, the suburban train aims to be one of the main means of transportation that takes users from Mexico City in an approximately time of 39 minutes starting from the Buenavista station in the center of CDMX.

Bus station

The airport has its own bus station available every day of the year. You can access it through the Eje Troncal by the suburban train entrance and through the Paseo Cultural located on the top floor of the Intermodal Land Transport Terminal (TITT). The facilities have ticket counters, a waiting room, Wi-Fi, fast food, and bathrooms.

Parking lot

With parking spaces for 4,136 vehicles, the facility is equipped with intelligent and automated systems, access and exit control pens, ticket payment modules, and guide sensors to park. To keep a safe environment for passengers, there is closed-circuit video surveillance, as well as surveillance modules.

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Taxis

As part of on-ground services, Felipe Angeles International Airport offers boarding areas for taxis approved by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT) and regulated by the airport.

Services in AIFA

Felipe Angeles International Airport has a retail area with banks, restaurants, self-service stores, and more.

Learn more here.

VIP Lounge

The VIP Lounge is open from 06:00 am to 10:00 pm. To have access to the installations it is necessary to be:

 

  • A customer traveling in Premier Class
  • Aeromexico Rewards Titanium and Platinum level member
  • Skyteam Elite Plus members
  • American Express Platinum and Gold Cardholders (cobranded)
  • Santander Platinum and Infinite Cardholders (cobranded)

If you don't have a card or are not a member or cardholder, you can get a One Day Pass, which is a pass that will help you enter the lounge for one day and can be paid for with a debit or credit card directly at the lobby.

 

Some of the amenities offered by the lounge include drinks, snacks, entertainment, snacks, Wi-Fi for your electronic devices, and of course, comfortable spaces to wait for your flight.

Cultural passageway

Within the airport facilities, there is a cultural passageway, created for passengers while they wait for their flight. According to authorities, this is the first cultural passageway of its kind in the country, divided in 3 spaces:

  • Mammoth Museum. During the airport's construction, mammoth remains were found and recovered. They are now on display.
  • Military Aviation Museum. A place to learn more about the history of Mexican aviation, perfect for aircraft lovers. Through different audiovisual resources, 12 galleries, and 4 temporary exhibitions, passengers will be able to see more than 50 aircraft up close.
  • Cultural historical train. Here, you can access train wagons that were part of the National Defense Secretary (SEDENA). This space includes reading areas, a cafe, and more.

Source of information:

Official website

https://vuelaaifa.mx/en/


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