The new Tulum International Airport ‘Felipe Carillo Puerto’ will have the capacity to serve 4 million passengers per year. This new airport port will have a military base and will be integrated with the current highway system and the Mayan Train that is currently under construction.
This international airport will have the capacity to serve four million passengers per year. It will become the second-largest airport on the Yucatan Peninsula. In addition to a multipurpose military airbase that will strengthen the security of the national airspace, help the civilian population in case of disasters and attend to forest fires.
This airport will improve the supply of infrastructure to diversify passenger demand in the Riviera Maya. It will increase tourism, and economic and social growth in the region, promoting access to a greater number of archaeological sites in the Mayan world.
A 10.5-kilometer commercial and service corridor will be built to connect Federal Highway 307 with the New Tulum International Airport. An airport city will be developed and urban growth will be reordered towards this corridor. The Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airport will have the largest and best quality runway in southeastern Mexico, with a length of 3,700 meters.
Just another reason why Tulum is set to become a tourism hotspot for years to come!