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 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 from first Sunday in April to second last Saturday 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.

Transfer between terminals

The airport has two terminals, however only one serves commercial passenger flights.


There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include banks, currency exchange services, shoe shine, vending machines, a post office, a tourist information kiosk and business facilities (including fax and internet). Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Parking is available and costs MXN28 for the first hour thereafter MXN7 for every 15 minutes. The maximum daily rate is MXN240.

Departure Tax

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




Internet connections are available in the business centre.

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