Mexico City Airport
In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Mexico City Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!
I recommend sleeping in jail before sleeping in Mexico City's airport. - Brock
photo credit: ProtoplasmaKid / Wikimedia
I actually really like this airport for international/international journeys or flying into Mexico, but sleeping there is another story. I arrived there about 7:30 am from a red eye flight. I got a little bit of sleep on the flight, but not much so I was pretty tired when I got there. I wasn't flying out until 9 pm so I basically had a whole day there. Every seat has an armwrest. I didn't want to have my eletronics stolen so I sleep on the floor using my laptop bag as a pillow. The other downside is it freezing cold. It made it even harder to sleep. Fortunetly I was never bothered by security or police once. The Wifi can only be used if you are an existing customer of the local DSL company. Another piss off is there is No ATM pass security on the international side. What the hell?
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In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
- Aeromexico Salon Premier - Location: International Terminal 1, airside, Concourse F, gate 21. Hours: 5am - 12am
- Aeromexico Salon Premier - Location: International Terminal 2, airside, 3rd Floor. Hours: 530am - 2am
- Aeromexico Salon Premier - Location: National Terminal 2, airside, 3rd Floor. Hours: 330am - 12am
- American Airlines Admirals Club - Location: International Terminal 1, airside, Concourse H, gate 21. Hours: 515am - 9pm
- United Club - Location: International Terminal 1, airside, Mezzanine Level, 3rd floor. Hours: 5:15am - 10pm. rate: a day pass is US$ 50
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If sleeping in the Mexico City Airport does not appeal to you, there are a few hotels inside the airport and bearby with free airport shuttles:
- NH Aeropuerto T2 - located inside Terminal 2
- Hilton Mexico City Airport - located inside Terminal 1, Gate 8, Level 3 of the International Arrivals Area.
- Courtyard by Marriott - walkway to Terminal 1. Free airport shuttle to Terminal 2 (Shuttle Hours: on request)
- Fiesta Inn Aeropuerto (Shuttle Hours: on request)
- ATMs / Cash Machines - Many locations airside and landside. Open 24 hours.
- Car Rentals - Alamo • Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • National • Sixt • Thrifty and more. Locations: various locations in Terminals 1 and 2. Hours: National is the only one open 24 hours hours. Most of the other desks operate on a 7am - 11pm schedule
- Currency Exchange - Yes, there are 9 foreign exchange offices. Aerogolden, located in Terminal 1 on the Lower Level is open 24 hours.
- Food & Drinks - There are food facilties airside and landside. Most places open between 6am-7am and close 10pm-11pm. Here are the food and beverage concessions that are open 24-hours: 7 Eleven (Terminal 1, Lower Level • Terminal 1, Upper Level • Terminal 2, Upper Level) • El Gran Paster (Terminal 1, Lower Level • Terminal 1, Upper Level • Terminal 2, Upper Level) • Baron Rojo (Terminal 2, Mezzanine and Terminal 1, Lower Level) • Restaurante California (Terminal 2, Mezzanine) •Krispy Kreme (Terminal 1, Upper Level) • El Fogoncito (Terminal 1, Upper Level) • Pollos Rio (Terminal 2, Upper Level) • Oxxo (Terminal 1, Lower Level) • La Buena Tierra (Terminal 1, Upper Level) • Sbarro (Terminal 1, Upper Level) • Subway (Terminal 1, Upper Level) • Taco Inn (Terminal 1, Upper Level).
- Information Desk - Information not available
- Luggage Storage & Lockers - Information not available
- Showers - not available
- Smoking - There are designated smoking areas located in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
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Last Updated: 18 February 2014
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