Cheap Flights to Mazatlan Airport
Mazatlan Airport (MZT) is officially known as General Rafael Buelna International Airport. More than one million travelers pass through the Mazatlan Airport each year on their way to the region's famous resorts and retirement communities.
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Best Time to Book a Flight To Mazatlan
Although the weather in Mazatlan is warm year-round, most travelers prefer to visit between November and May, when tropical rainstorms are infrequent and average daily temperatures hover around thirty degrees Celsius. Mazatlan is home to the world's third-largest Carnival celebration, held annually in February or March, and is also a popular destination for domestic and international tourists during the week leading up to Easter (which is known as Semana Santa).
Airlines That Fly to Mazatlan Airport
Both Westjet and Sunwing Airlines fly direct from several Canadian airports to the Mazatlan Airport. Aeromexico is a reliable Mexican airline that also offers cheap flights to Mazatlan, often connecting through major US airports. Check Skyscanner for a full list of airlines that fly to Mazatlan.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
The Mazatlan Airport is located eighteen kilometers south of downtown Mazatlan. It features one terminal that is separated into two concourses, and accommodates both domestic and international flights. The airport is not connected to the city's public transportation system, but travelers can ask their hotel to send them a shuttle, use one of the airport's secure taxis, or rent a car from one of the rental services on the terminal's lower floor. With any mode of transportation, the journey into town will take approximately forty minutes.
Mazatlan's airport is small, but it has all of the necessary facilities and services for arriving and departing passengers. The airport has two ATMs and a currency exchange office that is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. There are several restaurants, cafes and shops to keep travelers entertained, and recently the airport has added both rotating art exhibits and complimentary wireless internet to further enhance travelers' journeys.
What to See and Do in Mazatlan
The Canadian dollar still goes far in Mexico, which makes a trip to Mazatlan an affordable indulgence for Canadian travelers. Some travelers prefer to reserve their accommodation in the historic center, where they will be surrounded by traditional colonial architecture, while others prefer the modern resorts of the beachfront Golden Zone. Make sure to head to the waterfront, where you can see the famous Lighthouse of Mazatlan and the daredevil cliff jumpers. For dinner, visit a local restaurant to sample fresh seafood dishes, including fish tacos and ceviche.
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