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About Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Cancun International Airport is located in the southeast of Mexico, in Quintana Roo, and is considered the second busiest airport in Mexico after Mexico City Airport. The IATA code for Cancun Airport is: CUN and its ICAO code is MMUN.

Cancun International Airport (CUN) has two runways used simultaneously. It also has 4 terminals and an FBO.

Cancun Airport operates domestic and international flights to virtually any Mexico, United States, and Canada destination. You can also find flights to destinations in South America and Europe, among others.

Cancun International Airport (CUN) - Information Sheet
Phone +52 (998) 848 7200
Airport Address Carr. Cancun - Chetumal Km. 22 Cancún, Quintana Roo México
Longitude 86° 52' 37"
Latitude 21° 2' 12"
World Area Code 148
GMT -06:00 Hrs
Inauguration 1974
Operating Hours 24/7
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Cancun Airport - Frequent Asked Questions

What can I bring to Cancun?

To Cancun, you can bring bottled food, as long as they are sealed, medicines (if controlled, they must be accompanied by a prescription), clothes, and valuables.

You need to know that all your luggage will be inspected at the customs department. At the end of the inspection, you will have your belongings back, and you will be able to bring them into Cancun. In case you do not pass the customs inspection examination, you will have to remain at the airport until the investigation and inspection procedure is completed. This procedure will be the same for entering and leaving the country.

If you decide to take your valuables with you, you must register them as your belongings before boarding. To avoid inconveniences, we recommend that you carry these types of belongings in your carry-on luggage.

Consult the Mexican consulate directory for more information.

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Cancun Airport Terminals - Information

Cancun International Airport has 4 active terminals. All of them offer domestic and international flights. More information below.

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 of the Cancun International Airport has 7gates, which receive charter airline flights. The main airlines operating at the airport are Magnicharters and VivaAerobus.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 of the Cancun International Airport has 22 gates. This terminal operates mainly domestic flights and international flights from South America, Europe, Central, and other countries. On the way to the lounges, you will find ATMs, small restaurants, convenience stores, drugstores, souvenir stores, clothing, and more.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 of the Cancun International Airport has 21 gates. Recently expanded, this terminal mainly operates international flights between Cancun, the United States, Canada, and Europe. On the way to the departure lounges, you will find duty-free stores, small restaurants, convenience stores, souvenirs, and more. In this terminal, you will find a business lounge called MERA.

Terminal 4

Terminal 4 of Cancun International Airport has 12 gates. This terminal is the most recent since its inauguration was in 2017, making Cancun the first airport with four terminals in Mexico. This terminal operates international and domestic flights. Also, Terminal 4 has an impressive capacity for up to 9 million passengers annually. The main airlines operating in this terminal are Aeromexico, Interjet, Southwest Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France, Air Transat, WestJet, Condor, Air Europa, and Sun Country and Frontier Airlines.

Do I need a tourist card to travel to Cancun?

Yes, the tourist card is mandatory if you wish to visit Mexico. It consists of an immigration form that will complete your information and your reason for traveling to Mexico, and the time you will stay in the country. The Tourist Card is an individual document, which means that you must present it at the time of your trip to the corresponding immigration authorities regardless of your age.

Do I need a visa to visit Cancun?

No, only a passport stamped by your country, that it is valid and in good condition, with no alterations or overwriting.

Is Cancun an international airport?

Yes, Cancun Airport is an International Airport and is regulated by international laws.

How early should I get to Cancun Airport before my flight?

Most agencies ask passengers to arrive at least 2 hours in advance for domestic flights and 3 to 4 hours for international flights. Ask your airline for more information.