Flight Operations To Mexico City


Flight Operations to Mexico City

Michael Prather | - 09/30/2019
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Flight Operations to Mexico City: The Mexican F1 Grand Prix gets underway at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City from October 25-27. Toluca Airport, Mexico City’s main business aviation gateway, is about 60km from the city center. Here’s all you need to know.

Toluca International Airport

  • Coordinates: N19-20.2/W099-34.0
  • Elevation: 8466 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 07E
  • Time zone: GMT/UTC – 6 hours (DST IN EFFECT)
  • Fuel types: Jet, AVGAS

Operational information

  • Overflight and landing permits are necessary for both private and non-scheduled flights
  • Normally there aren’t any parking restrictions, however, slots could get tight during peak times during this major event
  • Mexico City/Lic Benito Juarez International (MEX/MMMX) is not open to any non-scheduled flights (unless it is a diplomatic flight)
  • All non-scheduled flights must go to Toluca/MMTO
  • Toluca International Airport is a 65km drive from the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City

Airport Embarkation Tax: DNR, DSM, and TUA are included in the handling bill

Currency: Mexican Peso (MXP)


  • Citizens of the EU and USA do not require Mex Visa
  • Passports of passengers and crew members cannot be less than six months from their expiration date

Some nationalities require a visa, click here to confirm your country requirements.

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Located about 8km from the city center and about 60km from Toluca Airport, the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit can be accessed by car via Avenue Viaducto Río Piedad or the Río Churubusco interior ring road, or metro by catching Line 9 to Ciudad Deportiva.


Hotels near Toluca International Airport: 

  • Fiesta Inn Toluca Aeropuerto
  • Quinta Del Rey Express
  • One Toluca Aeropuerto
  • Hotel Concorde
  • Courtyard Toluca Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Toluca Zona Aeropuerto
  • Crowne Plaza Toluca-Lancaster

Hotels near Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez:

  • Hotel Grand Prix
  • Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto
  • Grand Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
  • Hyatt Regency Mexico City
  • Best Western Hotel Majestic
  • Four Seasons Hotel Mexico

Ground Transport

  • Most major rental car companies are available at the airport
  • Limousine services are available at the airport
  • Taxis are readily available at the airport

For support with your flight operations to Mexico City, contact UAS Americas