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Passenger traffic down 41.2% in December


Airport passenger traffic down 37.4% in Mexico, 45.2% in Puerto Rico and 48.4% in Colombia, due to sharp slump in business and leisure travel affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) ASUR, an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, today announced that total passenger traffic for December 2020 decreased 41.2% when compared to December 2019. Passenger traffic decreased 37.4% in Mexico, 45.2% in Puerto Rico and 48.4% in Colombia, impacted by severe downturns in business and leisure travel stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

This announcement reflects comparisons between December 1 through December 31, 2020 and from December 1 through December 31, 2019. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded for Mexico and Colombia.

Passenger Traffic Summary
December % Chg Year to date % Chg
2019 2020 2019 2020
Mexico 3,113,870 1,950,454 (37.4) 34,161,842 16,528,658 (51.6)
Domestic Traffic 1,487,771 1,139,965 (23.4) 16,683,996 9,246,112 (44.6)
International Traffic 1,626,099 810,489 (50.2) 17,477,846 7,282,546 (58.3)
San Juan, Puerto Rico 937,716 513,404 (45.2) 9,448,253 4,845,353 (48.7)
Domestic Traffic 845,671 485,411 (42.6) 8,455,993 4,547,541 (46.2)
International Traffic 92,045 27,993 (69.6) 992,260 297,812 (70.0)
Colombia 1,171,191 604,769 (48.4) 12,052,135 4,215,435 (65.0)
Domestic Traffic 996,876 524,425 (47.4) 10,231,479 3,625,324 (64.6)
International Traffic 174,315 80,344 (53.9) 1,820,656 590,111 (67.6)
Total Traffic 5,222,777 3,068,627 (41.2) 55,662,230 25,589,446 (54.0)
Domestic Traffic 3,330,318 2,149,801 (35.4) 35,371,468 17,418,977 (50.8)
International Traffic 1,892,459 918,826 (51.4) 20,290,762 8,170,469 (59.7)
Mexico Passenger Traffic
December % Chg Year to date % Chg
2019 2020 2019 2020
Domestic Traffic 1,487,771 1,139,965 (23.4) 16,683,996 9,246,112 (44.6)
CUN Cancun 770,284 700,044 (9.1) 8,980,397 5,454,995 (39.3)
CZM Cozumel 17,739 8,857 (50.1) 189,640 69,727 (63.2)
HUX Huatulco 61,778 38,084 (38.4) 749,048 321,538 (57.1)
MID Merida 240,204 137,972 (42.6) 2,573,490 1,213,897 (52.8)
MTT Minatitlan 12,334 7,764 (37.1) 140,616 66,475 (52.7)
OAX Oaxaca 104,758 58,269 (44.4) 1,047,961 527,967 (49.6)
TAP Tapachula 38,652 33,159 (14.2) 372,626 273,727 (26.5)
VER Veracruz 127,831 82,837 (35.2) 1,406,796 695,571 (50.6)
VSA Villahermosa 114,191 72,979 (36.1) 1,223,422 622,215 (49.1)
International Traffic 1,626,099 810,489 (50.2) 17,477,846 7,282,546 (58.3)
CUN Cancun 1,525,467 768,613 (49.6) 16,501,592 6,804,153 (58.8)
CZM Cozumel 32,624 18,866 (42.2) 356,783 198,563 (44.3)
HUX Huatulco 19,798 1,648 (91.7) 143,239 81,190 (43.3)
MID Merida 24,678 9,518 (61.4) 217,159 83,411 (61.6)
MTT Minatitlan 613 668 9.0 7,543 3,820 (49.4)
OAX Oaxaca 13,867 6,200 (55.3) 148,284 62,811 (57.6)
TAP Tapachula 1,050 414 (60.6) 12,857 6,748 (47.5)
VER Veracruz 6,080 3,192 (47.5) 68,785 25,588 (62.8)
VSA Villahermosa 1,922 1,370 (28.7) 21,604 16,262 (24.7)
Traffic Total Mexico 3,113,870 1,950,454 (37.4) 34,161,842 16,528,658 (51.6)
CUN Cancun 2,295,751 1,468,657 (36.0) 25,481,989 12,259,148 (51.9)
CZM Cozumel 50,363 27,723 (45.0) 546,423 268,290 (50.9)
HUX Huatulco 81,576 39,732 (51.3) 892,287 402,728 (54.9)
MID Merida 264,882 147,490 (44.3) 2,790,649 1,297,308 (53.5)
MTT Minatitlan 12,947 8,432 (34.9) 148,159 70,295 (52.6)
OAX Oaxaca 118,625 64,469 (45.7) 1,196,245 590,778 (50.6)
TAP Tapachula 39,702 33,573 (15.4) 385,483 280,475 (27.2)
VER Veracruz 133,911 86,029 (35.8) 1,475,581 721,159 (51.1)
VSA Villahermosa 116,113 74,349 (36.0) 1,245,026 638,477 (48.7)
Us Passenger Traffic, San Juan Airport (LMM)
December % Chg Year to date % Chg
2019 2020 2019 2020
SJU Total 937,716 513,404 (45.2) 9,448,253 4,845,353 (48.7)
Domestic Traffic 845,671 485,411 (42.6) 8,455,993 4,547,541 (46.2)
International Traffic 92,045 27,993 (69.6) 992,260 297,812 (70.0)
Colombia Passenger Traffic Airplan
December % Chg Year to date % Chg
2019 2020 2019 2020
Domestic Traffic 996,876 524,425 (47.4) 10,231,479 3,625,324 (64.6)
MDE Rionegro 717,604 345,354 (51.9) 7,409,418 2,481,885 (66.5)
EOH Medellin 104,044 75,915 (27.0) 1,095,291 464,601 (57.6)
MTR Monteria 109,361 60,147 (45.0) 1,028,309 418,044 (59.3)
APO Carepa 21,541 14,926 (30.7) 226,951 90,205 (60.3)
UIB Quibdo 38,682 24,635 (36.3) 384,487 148,938 (61.3)
CZU Corozal 5,644 3,448 (38.9) 87,023 21,651 (75.1)
International Traffic 174,315 80,344 (53.9) 1,820,656 590,111 (67.6)
MDE Rionegro 174,315 80,344 (53.9) 1,820,656 590,111 (67.6)
EOH Medellin
MTR Monteria
APO Carepa
UIB Quibdo
CZU Corozal
Traffic Total Colombia 1,171,191 604,769 (48.4) 12,052,135 4,215,435 (65.0)
MDE Rionegro 891,919 425,698 (52.3) 9,230,074 3,071,996 (66.7)
EOH Medellin 104,044 75,915 (27.0) 1,095,291 464,601 (57.6)
MTR Monteria 109,361 60,147 (45.0) 1,028,309 418,044 (59.3)
APO Carepa 21,541 14,926 (30.7) 226,951 90,205 (60.3)
UIB Quibdo 38,682 24,635 (36.3) 384,487 148,938 (61.3)
CZU Corozal 5,644 3,448 (38.9) 87,023 21,651 (75.1)



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