In the first quarter of 2019, more than 597,000 foreign passengers arrived at the Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, which places the terminal as the third busiest in the country for foreign passengers.
Puerto Vallarta is only surpassed by Mexico City and Cancun, as reported by the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). The previous four years, Puerto Vallarta had closed the annuity in the fourth position.
The arrivals of foreigners to Puerto Vallarta by air have had a constant rise in recent years.
The foreign traffic that passed through the airport between January and March was 2.6% higher than in the same period of the previous year.
Those who visit Puerto Vallarta decide to stay there an average of four days. However, those who travel to the South of the Costa Alegre remain eleven days.
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Puerto Vallarta has been strengthened as a destination that can be reached by sea.
During the first three months of 2019, there were more than 150,000 passengers who arrived in Jalisco through a cruise. The figure is 23% higher than the number of people who arrived in the same period in 2018.
Although Guadalajara Airport continues to be one of the main air destination points in the country, it saw a decrease in the number of foreign visitors this quarter compared to the same period in 2018, since it registered 243,474 arrivals, 0.9% less.