Mexico: Puerto Peñasco/Rocky Point: International Airport
Rocky Point Commercial International Airport in development
New commercial airport to bring direct US flights
The new Rocky Point Commercial International Airport is under construction.
The airport, serving Puerto Peñasco/Rocky Point area, is expected to be completed by October 2008.
The new International Airport will be located southeast of Puerto Peñansco. There will be scheduled airline service fromlocations in Mexico, the United States and Canada.
Construction of the airport is funded in part by the State of Sonora, the Mexican federal government and Grupo Mayan Resorts.
Rocky Point International Airport
Aeromexico completed its first flight to Puerto Peñasco from the capital city of Sonora, Hermosillo in October 2007. The one-hour flight began commercial flights connecting Hermosillo and Puerto Peñasco.
With the upcoming expansion of the airport facilities and runway, direct U.S. and Canadian flights are anticipated.
The airport has an immigration and custom office. The Mexican Army provides 24-hour security for the airport. Currently, there is no AV gas or Jet fuel for refueling.
Official Rocky Point International Website: http://www.therockypointairport.com/
(Photo above) The Rocky Point airport today is a single lane airstrip.