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Mexico City International Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013
General data
Mexico City International Airport
Country: Mexico
IATA code:MEX
ICAO code: MMMX
Elevation: 7316 feet / 2230 m
Opened: 1929
Notams: Notams for MMMX
Airport history:  
1929Mexico City-Central Airport
16 JUN 1943Mexico City International Airport
2006Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airportonly formally named Juarez IAP in 2006.

Aircraft accidents at or near Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

11 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
21-JUL-2004DC-9-14 XA-BCS Aero California 0 Mexico City-... A1
20-NOV-1998Learjet 24D MTX-02 Mexican Navy 0 Mexico City-...   A1
15-OCT-1997DC-9-32 XA-DEJ Aeroméxico 0 Mexico City-... A1
14-SEP-1991Tupolev Tu-154B-2 CU-T1227 Cubana 0 Mexico City-... A1
11-MAY-1983Convair CV-880 N880SR Groth Air Mexico City-... O1
01-AUG-1980Douglas DC-8-43F OB-R-1143 Aeronaves del Peru 3 near Mexico City-... A1
31-OCT-1979DC-10-10 N903WA Western Air Lines 72+ 1 Mexico City-... A1
16-AUG-1976Boeing 720-047B HK-723 Avianca 0 Mexico City-... A1
21-SEP-1969Boeing 727-64 XA-SEJ Mexicana 27 near Mexico City-...   A1
24-DEC-1957Lascurain No.4 Aura XB-ZEU Ángel Lascuráin y Osio 2 near Mexico City ...   A1
25-JAN-1945Lockheed C-60A Lodestar TTL-6001 Mexican AF 9 near Mexico City ...   A1

21 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
23-JUL-1998Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100 XC-UTQ Mexican AF 4 Pico de Orizaba   A1
02-SEP-1993Learjet 25D XA-NOG TAESA 0 Tijuana-Rodr...   A1
08-JAN-1993Learjet 35A XA-LAN Aero-Fly 9 near Hermosillo A...   A1
02-SEP-1976DC-9-15 XA-SOF Aeroméxico 0 Léon Airport... A1
10-OCT-1973Boeing 727   Mexicana 0 Mexico City   H2
06-DEC-1970Douglas DC-3A PP-CDH LASA near Turrialba Vo...   A1
08-AUG-1970Convair CV-990 N5603 Modern Air Transport 0 Acapulco-Alv... A1
25-JAN-1970Convair CV-240-2 XC-DOK Federal Electricity Commission 19 near Poza Rica-Ta...   A1
08-FEB-1969Douglas DC-6   Unknown 0   H2
05-DEC-1959Douglas DC-3   Federal Electricity Commission 7 near Puebla Airport   A1
08-SEP-1959Douglas DC-3A XA-FIL Mexicana 1 Poza Rica   C2
24-DEC-1957Lascurain No.4 Aura XB-ZEU Ángel Lascuráin y Osio 2 near Mexico City ...   A1
05-NOV-1955Douglas C-47A (DC-3) XC-ABW Mexican Government 4 Lake Texcoco   A2
24-SEP-1952Douglas C-47A (DC-3) XA-GUJ Mexicana 0 near Santa Lucía ... C2
08-OCT-1951Douglas C-47A (DC-3) XA-GOR ATSA 10 Cerro Blanco   A1
16-DEC-1949Douglas DC-3A XA-DUK Mexicana 17 Orizaba   A1
10-OCT-1949Douglas DC-3-277B XA-HOU Aerovías Coahuila 8 near Saltillo   A1
23-APR-1948Curtiss C-46 RX-... Israeli AF 2 Mexico City   A1
13-NOV-1946Douglas DC-3 XA-FOZ Communicaciones Aéreas de Veracruz 15 near Perote   A1
25-JUN-1946Douglas DC-4 XA-FOW Mexicana 0 near Mexico City-...   A1
25-JAN-1945Lockheed C-60A Lodestar TTL-6001 Mexican AF 9 near Mexico City ...   A1

14 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
04-JAN-1988DC-9   Aeroméxico 0 Monterrey   H2
16-MAY-1978DC-9-32   Aeroméxico 0 Mexico City   H2
08-NOV-1972Boeing 727-200   Mexicana 0 Havana   H2
24-MAY-1970Boeing 727   Mexicana 0 Havana-José ...   H2
10-APR-1968Douglas R4D-3 (DC-3) XA-GEV Aerovias Rojas 18 near Villa del Ca...   A1
07-NOV-1967Douglas C-47 (DC-3) TTD-6020 Mexican AF 5 Matamoros, T...   A1
02-JUN-1958Lockheed L-749A Constellation XA-MEV Aeronaves de México 45 near Guadalajara ... A1
24-DEC-1957Lascurain No.4 Aura XB-ZEU Ángel Lascuráin y Osio 2 near Mexico City ...   A1
15-APR-1957Consolidated C-87 XA-KUN TAMSA 3+ 1 near Mérida-Rejon...   A1
07-MAR-1955Lockheed 18 Lodestar XB-ZEH private 6 near Ciudad de Va...   A1
01-SEP-1951Douglas DC-6 XA-JOR Mexicana 0 Lake Texcoco A1
01-JUL-1948Douglas DC-3   Unknown 14 Pico de Orizaba   A1
28-DEC-1947Douglas DC-2 XA-GEE Servicio Aéreo Panini 5+ 3 Léon   A1
23-SEP-1944Douglas DC-3A-228C XA-CAO Mexicana 1 near Tlanalapa, H...   A2