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TIJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TIJ / MMTJ
Airport Names:
  1. Tijuana International Airport
  2. General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport
Location: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
GPS Coordinates: 32°32'26"N by 116°58'11"W
Area Served: Tijuana-San Diego
Operator/Owner: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico
Airport Type: Public, Military
Elevation: 489 feet (149 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Tijuana International Airport (TIJ):

  • From 2011 to 2012, the airport's Terminal 1 underwent major renovations at Concourse A and B, including new customs and international arrivals facilities, construction of a new bus terminal, and other exterior renovations.
  • Because of Tijuana International Airport's relatively low elevation of 489 feet, planes can take off or land at Tijuana International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Construction works have begun on both Tijuana and San Diego sides as of October 2013, with estimated completion being second half of 2014.
  • The furthest airport from Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,553 miles (18,593 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • The original terminal was then assigned as an air base for the Mexican Armed Forces, and it is now simply known as the aeropuerto viejo, or old airport.
  • The closest airport to Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) is Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM), which is located only 2 miles (4 kilometers) NNW of TIJ.
  • In addition to being known as "Tijuana International Airport", another name for TIJ is "General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport".
  • Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) has 2 runways.
  • Commercially speaking, the airport is composed of a single runway, a parallel taxiway, and a 23 gate main terminal with two concourses, a food court and a high-tech control tower, one of the tallest in Mexico.
  • In-coming flights of these armed forces agencies usually arrive from the Mexican Air Force Central Region, mostly from Mexico City International Airport or nearby airbases.

Map of Nearest Airports from Tijuana International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Tijuana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
12.25 miles (3.62 km) NNWBrown Field Municipal Airport (SDM)San Diego, California, United StatesView Brown Field Municipal Airport on a map Set SDM as destination Airport Get more information about Brown Field Municipal Airport
28.40 miles (13.51 km) WNaval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach (NRS)Imperial Beach, California, United StatesView Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach on a map Set NRS as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach
317.98 miles (28.94 km) NWNAS North Island (NZY)San Diego, California, United StatesView NAS North Island on a map Set NZY as destination Airport Get more information about NAS North Island
418.46 miles (29.71 km) NWSan Diego International Airport (SAN)San Diego, California, United StatesView San Diego International Airport on a map Set SAN as destination Airport Get more information about San Diego International Airport
519.71 miles (31.72 km) NGillespie Field (SEE)San Diego / El Cajon, California, United StatesView Gillespie Field on a map Set SEE as destination Airport Get more information about Gillespie Field
621.40 miles (34.45 km) NNWMontgomery Field (MYF)San Diego, California, United StatesView Montgomery Field on a map Set MYF as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery Field
724.70 miles (39.75 km) NNWMCAS Miramar, (NKX)San Diego, California, United StatesView MCAS Miramar, on a map Set NKX as destination Airport Get more information about MCAS Miramar,
844.40 miles (71.46 km) NNWMcClellan–Palomar Airport (CLD)Carlsbad, California, United StatesView McClellan–Palomar Airport on a map Set CLD as destination Airport Get more information about McClellan–Palomar Airport
951.76 miles (83.30 km) NNWBob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport) (OCN)Oceanside, California, United StatesView Bob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport) on a map Set OCN as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Maxwell Field (Oceanside Municipal Airport)
1055.82 miles (89.83 km) SSEEnsenada Airport (ESE)Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoView Ensenada Airport on a map Set ESE as destination Airport Get more information about Ensenada Airport
1162.28 miles (100.23 km) NEBorrego Valley Airport (BXS)Borrego Springs, California, United StatesView Borrego Valley Airport on a map Set BXS as destination Airport Get more information about Borrego Valley Airport
1276.33 miles (122.84 km) NESalton Sea Airport (SAS)Salton City, California, United StatesView Salton Sea Airport on a map Set SAS as destination Airport Get more information about Salton Sea Airport
1378.08 miles (125.66 km) ENENaval Air Facility El Centro (NJK)El Centro, California, United StatesView Naval Air Facility El Centro on a map Set NJK as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Facility El Centro
1482.49 miles (132.75 km) NHemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field (HMT)Hemet, California, United StatesView Hemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field on a map Set HMT as destination Airport Get more information about Hemet-Ryan AirportRyan Field
1583.41 miles (134.23 km) ENEImperial County Airport (IPL)Imperial, California, United StatesView Imperial County Airport on a map Set IPL as destination Airport Get more information about Imperial County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Tijuana International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Tijuana International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,553.32 miles (18,593.22 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
211,537.46 miles (18,567.70 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,531.81 miles (18,558.60 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,508.53 miles (18,521.13 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
511,335.85 miles (18,243.24 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,242.72 miles (18,093.36 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,204.35 miles (18,031.61 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
811,195.04 miles (18,016.63 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,128.15 miles (17,908.98 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1011,088.31 miles (17,844.86 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1111,083.69 miles (17,837.42 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1211,055.29 miles (17,791.72 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1311,029.68 miles (17,750.51 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1411,028.19 miles (17,748.10 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1511,020.84 miles (17,736.28 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport