Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mazatlan Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
MZT Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mazatlán International Airport, also known as General Rafael Buelna International Airport.
What to expect
Mazatlan Airport (code: MZT) consists of a small terminal with two concourses. The airport features several eateries and shops, though most are located on the landside. WiFi is available to help pass the time.
Sleeping in Mazatlán Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related reviews from travellers who have passed through this airport. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.
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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. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
There are no hotels at Mazatlan Airport, so you will need to stay in town. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Mazatlan, search deals and read traveller reviews.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!
Oma Premier Lounge – Location: Landside, near Gates 6-10. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.
Related Pages: Mazatlan Airport Lounges
Airport WiFi / Internet
Free WiFi is available at Mazatlan Airport. Connect to the “FreeWifi by Sitwifi” network to start your session.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by HSBC, BBVA Bancomer, Banorte and Ready Card, are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: on the Lower Level.
Currency Exchange – International Currency Exchange (ICE) is available on the Lower Level daily from 9:00AM – 5:00PM.
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty free shopping is available at Dufry located near the boarding gates. Additionally, there is a number of shops landside in the terminal selling souvenirs, jewelry, art, clothing and accessories.
Food & Drink – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with some open as early as 5:00AM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Cienaga • Carl’s Jr • Flap’s• Gastrohub • Green Point • Santiago’s.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic by Secure Wrap. Hours: 5:00AM – 7:00PM. Location and Rates: Unknown.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Mazatlan airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroméxico • Aeroméxico Connect • American Airlines • American Eagle • Delta Air Lines • Interjet • Magnicharter • Sunwing • Swoop • TAR • VivaAerobus • Volaris • Westjet.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Car rentals are available at MZT airport through the following companies: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar/Thrifty • Europcar • Hertz • National/Enterprise.
See also Airport Hotels above.
The airport partners with Atamsa taxis. They operate 24 hours a day and accept only cash. There is a designated taxi pick up point in front of the terminal.
Last updated: 2022-03-11
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.