Cancun Airport Is Booming

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Cancun International Airport is seeing significant passenger growth this year, according to the latest data from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, which operates the airport and eight others in Mexico.

Cancun’s airport has reported passenger traffic of 3,585,217 in the first half of 2017, a 20 percent increase compared to the first six months of 2016.

In June alone, the airport reported 697,550 passengers, an 18.4 percent increase over the same period in 2016.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste is also a 60 percent joint venture partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, which operates San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.

San Juan’s passenger traffic is up 1.4 percent this year to 4,654,393 in the first half of 2017, the company said.

— CJ Staff