Queretaro airport business model: proposal to update the airport master plan.

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Mexico transported in 2018 over 97.3 million passengers on its 77 airports in the country, from which 64 are international, with an
a Amsterdam University of Applied Science (AUAS), Weesperzijde 190, 1097 DZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
average growth rate of 7.6% respects 2017. Particularity, Queretaro International Airport has shown a very significant growth,
handling almost 95 thousand passengers in 2006 towards over one million passengers in 2018 according to Civil Aviation
Authorities. Furthermore, in the last years Queretaro city and its suburbs have been developing into a strong industrial region
together with an aeronautical cluster; this is as an initiative of Mexican Government which gather more than 80 manufacture
aeronautical enterprises such as General Electric, Bombardier, Grupo Safran and Aernova, amongst others. There is one of the Mexico transported in 2018 over 97.3 million passengers on its 77 airports in the country, from which 64 are international, with an
biggest Maintenance, Repairing and Over hall (MRO) service facilities of Latin America which belong to Aeromexico and Delta average growth rate of 7.6% respects 2017. Particularity, Queretaro International Airport has shown a very significant growth,
Airlines. In addition, research, educational and training institutions supply high trained personnel to the industry. These unique handling almost 95 thousand passengers in 2006 towards over one million passengers in 2018 according to Civil Aviation
characteristics of Queretaro airport make suitable for study, particularly an analysis of the main current and potential characteristics Authorities. Furthermore, in the last years Queretaro city and its suburbs have been developing into a strong industrial region
of the business development of the region through the growth model of the airport. Therefore, the work aims to highlight the potential together with an aeronautical cluster; this is as an initiative of Mexican Government which gather more than 80 manufacture
aspects of the airport business model and the need to cope with it though an Airport Master Plan (AMP) based on a long-term aeronautical enterprises such as General Electric, Bombardier, Grupo Safran and Aernova, amongst others. There is one of the
vision strategy towards 2040-2050. The approach integrates the international, national and regional trends related to aviation, and biggest Maintenance, Repairing and Over hall (MRO) service facilities of Latin America which belong to Aeromexico and Delta
the perspective of global growth as driver of connectivity for commercial and cargo aviation. It has been found that the airport has an Airlines. In addition, research, educational and training institutions supply high trained personnel to the industry. These unique
interesting and challenging portfolio of activities and market opportunities. Based on the economic activities in the region and the characteristics of Queretaro airport make suitable for study, particularly an analysis of the main current and potential characteristics
good landside connectivity to Mexico City the passenger and cargo traffic at Queretaro Airport have good potential for growth of the business development of the region through the growth model of the airport. Therefore, the work aims to highlight the potential
either via local based home carrier providing connections within Mexico and to major international destinations including long haul. aspects of the airport business model and the need to cope with it though an Airport Master Plan (AMP) based on a long-term
The airport has a solid infrastructure base, a long runway capable to accommodate almost all aircraft types for domestic and vision strategy towards 2040-2050. The approach integrates the international, national and regional trends related to aviation, and
international traffic and cargo; MRO services, aircraft parts manufacturing facilities, an aviation university as well as the the perspective of global growth as driver of connectivity for commercial and cargo aviation. It has been found that the airport has an
development of commercial services for passengers and in the surrounding communities. Queretaro Airport is capable to move fast interesting and challenging portfolio of activities and market opportunities. Based on the economic activities in the region and the
based on its current portfolio of activities, facilities, and scheduled modifications of the terminal, etc. We can assume that airlines good landside connectivity to Mexico City the passenger and cargo traffic at Queretaro Airport have good potential for growth
will be looking for new opportunities to serve the Mexican market at large and the Mexico City area in particular. Dedicated airlines either via local based home carrier providing connections within Mexico and to major international destinations including long haul.
marketing, to speed up development of landside commercial services (hotel, landside transportation to Mexico City) will position The airport has a solid infrastructure base, a long runway capable to accommodate almost all aircraft types for domestic and
Queretaro Airport to benefit from this new development.
international traffic and cargo; MRO services, aircra
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-18
JournalTransportation Research Procedia
Volume56
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event1st International Conference on Aviation Future: Challenge and Solution (AFCS 2020) - Online
Duration: 27 May 202128 May 2021
https://afcs2020.org/

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