Acapulco International Airport

General Juan N Alvarez International Airport (ACA)


The airport is situated 16 miles (26km) southeast of Acapulco.

Getting to the city

An airport shuttle and minibus service (Servicio Colectivo) goes regularly to the city centre, dropping off on request. Many local hotels offer shuttle service to guests.


Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).


Tel: +52 (01)744 466 9446.

Car rental

Car rental companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, and Hertz are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the main terminal. Rates are based on a zone system, the type of vehicle, and number of passengers. Passengers can buy tickets at the taxi kiosk.


There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include banks and currency exchange services. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Parking is available, costing MXN 30 for the first hour, and MXN 15 for every 30 minutes thereafter. The maximum daily rate is MXN 250.

Departure Tax

US$18 to US$29 (sometimes included in the ticket price, check with your booking agent).




Internet services are available.

Acapulco International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.