Manuel Márquez de León International Airport (IATA: LAP, ICAO: MMLP) is an international airport located at La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, near the Gulf of California. It handles national and international air traffic of the city of La Paz.
In 2017, the airport handled 837,162 passengers, and in 2018 it handled 916,599 passengers.
Manuel Márquez de León International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Márquez de León
|Operator||Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico|
|Location||La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||69 ft / 21 m|
Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
|Aeroméxico Connect||Mexico City|
|Calafia Airlines||Cabo San Lucas, Chihuahua, Ciudad Obregón, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Guaymas, Hermosillo, Loreto, Los Mochis, Mazatlán, Mexicali, Monterrey, Puebla, Tijuana|
|VivaAerobus|| Culiacán, Guadalajara, Monterrey|
Seasonal: Mazatlán (resumes July 2, 2019)
|Volaris||Guadalajara, Mexico City, Tijuana|
|1||Mexico City, Mexico City||155,964||Aeroméxico Connect, Volaris|
|2||Jalisco, Guadalajara||139,075||Calafia Airlines, VivaAerobus, Volaris|
|3||Baja California, Tijuana||67,734||Calafia Airlines, Volaris|
|4||Sinaloa, Culiacán||38,618||Calafia Airlines, Viva Aerobus|
|5||Sonora, Hermosillo||13,955||Calafia Airlines|
|6||Sinaloa, Mazatlán||13,311||Calafia Airlines, VivaAerobus|
|7||Sinaloa, Los Mochis||11,968||Calafia Airlines|
|8||Sonora, Ciudad Obregón||7,663||Calafia Airlines|
|9||Nuevo León, Monterrey||3,820||Calafia Airlines, VivaAerobus|
|10||Baja California Sur, Loreto||1,910||Calafia Airlines|
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