General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (IATA: ACA, ICAO: MMAA), also known as Acapulco International Airport,
is an aviation facility located 26 km (16 miles) from Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. In 2011, the airport handled 596,326 passengers,
and in 2012 it handled 546,951 passengers
Because Acapulco has always been considered an important resort and recreation area, Juan Álvarez International Airport
has long been considered one of the most important keys in the development of tourism in southern Mexico. It is the largest
international airport in the country's southern Pacific region, and one of the largest air facilities in Mexico.
Frequent flights are available daily from Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City as well as less frequent
flights from other parts. The airport can accommodate jets up to the size of the Boeing 747.
Acapulco International Airport is one of the top 15 airports in Mexico, in terms of passengers and operations, receiving
many international charter flights as Cancún, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Mazatlán, Huatulco, and Los Cabos.