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Mexicali Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Mexicali 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!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Mexicali Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Mexicali airport has a single terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • There are no 24 hour concessions, so be sure to purchase food before the restaurants close, if you plan to stay the night.

Where to Sleep

  • Information on this airport is limited, as we have not received any reviews for this airport. If you have been there recently, please write a review.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Mexicali Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Mexicali Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in General Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada International Airport does not appeal to you, there is one hotel about 15 minutes from the airport (L Hotel), but due to mixed reviews, you may want to head back to Mexicali city center (about 35 minutes west of the airport).

  • L Hotel - (15 minutes from the airport) Reviews are mixed about this hotel. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Mexicali Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Mexicali airport. Connect to “GAP FREE” network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available 24 hours a day. 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: unknown.
  • Car Rentals - Alamo • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions in the airport operate on varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. The airport offers three snack bars and one full service restaurant.
  • Information Desk - Not available.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, Mexicali airport is served by the following airlines: Aeromexico • Volaris.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Taxis are available from the airport to several urban, suburban, and urban zones. Fares are based on zones. As of this December 2017 update, fares range from $350 - $750 depending on the zones. For more zone information, visit the Mexicali Airport website.

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Last Updated: 21 February 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .