Information about COVID-19 at the International Cancun Airport

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    New sanitary protocols at the airport Protocols implemented that complies with the recommendations of international organizations.

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    COVID-19 test available at the Cancun airport PCR or Antigens test for all passengers available in all different terminals.

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    Health and safety measures in travel industry Find out about the safety measures of the locals in the travel industry in Cancun.

International Cancun Airport

Information about COVID-19

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a disease caused by a new virus that can cause moderate respiratory illness. It was declared a public health emergency in January 2020 and sanitary and hygiene protocols were implemented in the tourist sector then. Airports around the world have adopted different sanitary protocols, including the Cancun International Airport, in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

The Cancun Airport is working to ensure the safety of our guests and employees, implemented new protocols and specific measures such as social distance and rigorous cleaning methods that complies with the recommendations of international organizations like the WTTC.

Wearing a mask is required into the airport areas as into planes, shuttles and other forms of transportations in the Cancun airport. Washing hands often for at least 20 seconds and the use of hand sanitizer are also important measures at the Cancun airport that you must know before traveling.

Some implemented measures at the airport are:

  • Social distancing of at least 1.5 meters
  • Frequent cleaning public areas and restrooms
  • COVID-19 test available in different terminals
  • Sanitized areas and airport shuttles a minimum of three times per day
  • Hand Sanitizers installed in different stations throughout the terminals
  • Face Masks worn by everyone while at Cancun International Airport

Use masks

Specially in indoor public spaces and public transportation.

Keep your distance

Stay at least 3 feet apart from other people.

Wash your hands often

Wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds and use hand sanitizer.

Monitor your health

Be alert for any symptoms and follow the guidance if symptoms develop.

Mandatory COVID-19 test for entry to the U.S.

Due to the new executive order emitted by the White House and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all the passengers who want to arrive at the United States (citizen, legal permanent residents, or tourist) from a foreign country, must present a negative COVID-19 test or a recovery proof from the virus the last 90 days. The test must be taken within 3 days before their flight to the U.S. departs. All the airlines must confirm the information before boarding and deny boarding to passengers who don't provide the documentation of a negative test or recovery.

If you are traveling to other countries, please be sure to inquire about travel restrictions and COVID-19 testing requirements in advance.

COVID-19 test at the Cancun Airport

Due to the travel restrictions for foreign visitors, Cancun International Airport makes available Covid-19 tests for all the passengers that need them. Offering 14 stations among the terminals 2,3, and 4 for both, PCR or Antigens test. The local government and the International Cancun Airport are working together to assist all visitors with this travel requirement.  

  • The stations are open from 6 AM to 9 PM
  • Visitors don’t need to make appointments, but we highly recommend arriving at the airport with enough time before your departure to get tested
  • The results are ready in approximately 30 minutes for antigen test and 24 hours for PCR test
  • All are valid clinical laboratory results for the airline’s requirements.

Passengers interested in getting a test prior to coming into Cancun Airport can visit the preferred testing site. There are also many hotels and agencies offering COVID-19 tests for free or at a special price, so please contact them first for more information. In case you are not staying in a hotel offering this service, search for the nearest laboratory that tests for Covid-19.

Please continue to visit our website for updates and new information about COVID-19, testing. The information presented here is only for informational purposes.

COVID-19 test at the Cancun Airport

Health and safety measures in travel industry

If you must travel to Cancun, known and follow the hygiene protocols taken by the travel industry in Cancun to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus. All travelers need to pay close attention on the measures to avoid the spread of the virus and new variants before traveling. The use of masks and safe distance are just part of the mandatory hygiene measures adopted for the travel industry.

Find out more about the safety measures of the most important locals in the travel industry in Cancun. For further or most up-to-date information, please contact directly with the company.

  • Do not travel if you feel sick or have a fever.
  • Wear a face mask at all times
  • Avoid unnecessary contact with others
  • Maintain social distancing of at least 5 ft. (1.5 meters)
  • Check-in online before arriving at the airport to minimize touchpoints
  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
  • If you need to cough or sneeze, remember to cover your mouth with a tissue. or cough or sneeze into your sleeve or elbow
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Preventive measures implemented by Hotels

Preventive measures implemented by airlines

Preventive measures implemented by car rental agencies

Preventive measures implemented by theme parks and tours operators