Veracruz International Airport
|General Heriberto Jara Corona International Airport|
Aeropuerto Internacional General Heriberto Jara
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste|
|Elevation AMSL||27 m / 90 ft|
|Coordinates||19°08′45″N 96°11′14″W / 19.14583°N 96.18722°W|
Location of airport in Mexico
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste
General Heriberto Jara International Airport or Veracruz International Airport (IATA: VER, ICAO: MMVR) is an international airport located at Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico. It handles national and international air traffic for the city of Veracruz.
In 2016, the airport handled 1,315,867 passengers, and 1,367,972 in 2017.
Expansion and renovation works
The airport has been recently renovated and expanded in order to meet the growing demand. Some improvements have been added, such as the construction of new hallways inside the terminal to accommodate a larger number of passengers, so that the airport can handle the operations of larger aircraft, such as the Boeing 757.
The terminal exterior and interior have also been renovated, with a completely new architectural style.
The airport is located at the outskirts of the city of Veracruz, in a place known as "Las Bajadas".
- Number of gates: 11
- Contact positions: 11
- Number of jetways: 3
- Number of baggage claiming carousels: 6 (4 domestic, 2 international)
- Customs (Arrivals area)
- Taxi & car rentals (Arrivals area)
- Duty Free
- VIP Lounge
- Parking area
Airlines and destinations
|1||272,293||Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet|
|2||113,694||MAYAir, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||107,907||Aeroméxico Connect, TAR, VivaAerobus|
|4||89,318||Interjet, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|6||28,909||Aeromar, MAYAir, TAR, VivaAerobus|
Accidents and incidents
On 2 April 1981, Douglas C-47A N258M of Sky Train Air was written off in an accident while taxiing.
- "Operational Statistics of Airports in the ASA Network" (in Spanish). Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. January 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
- "N258M Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 July 2010.