Besides private flights Mar de Cortes Airport is also operating a commercial flight on Thursdays and Sundays from Hermosillo and Las Vegas, if you wish to get quotes and further information on this flight, please visit Aeromexico.com
Many people don’t know that Puerto Penasco has its own small airport catering to light aircraft called Aerodromo Internacional Puerto Penasco. It has two runways (one asphalt, one gravel) and has been undergoing upgrades over the last few years to keep pace with Puerto Penasco’s growing rate of air travel. Puerto Peñasco’s International Airport (Rocky Point Airport) is located at Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico and surrounded by a magnificent view of the “Mar de Cortes”. The airport is located as you entered Rocky Point coming from the US border.
There is also a new airport development project in process which is located on the way to Caborca, towards the Mayan Palace Resort. Once completed, this new airport will be able to cater to larger aircrafts. We are in the process of gathering more information on this upcoming airport.
Below is information on the currently operational airport in Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point).
A few additional details about the Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point) Airport:
The airport is located at latitude: 31.35, Longitude -113.526 with max runway length of 4805 ft.
Wheretofly.com has a brief writeup, which includes this gem: “Upon landing do not be intimidated by the presence of uniformed marines with automatic weapons they are merely doing what the us government is requesting and paying for!”
There has been talk about development of an air park in Penasco for more info see: this article on penasco.com.
Read this neat article entitled “Flying to Rocky Point” that is worth reading – lots of good info in there.
On a semi-related note: Dan Checkoway has an amazing website and travelouge up on his website that details his flight from California to Guadalajara, during which he flies right over Puerto Penasco. It includes some really cool arial photos – scroll down until you start seeing ‘Sea of Cortez’ in his comments.
For More Updated information, please visit the following Posts on Our Blog:
TAR Airlines Schedule and Fares
TAR Airlines to begin flights to Puerto Peñasco
How to Book a Flight to Rocky Point, Mexico