Passenger 6 million arrives at the Vallarta airport

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Omar Zamarripa, the 6 millionth passenger

After 2 years in which the number of passengers dropped considerably, because of the pandemic, 2022 was a historic year for this tourist destination, and proof of this is that the 6 millionth air passenger arrived in the city.

Originally from León Guanajuato, Omar Zamarripa arrived at the port, who was the distinguished passenger 6 million, who was given some gifts and was received by a mariachi.

The arrival of this passenger represents a historic milestone, since never before have so many people been received by air in Puerto Vallarta.

This number represents an important advance compared to 2019, which had the best numbers in terms of tourism, since the number of passengers increased by 22%, in addition, the number of available seats to Vallarta also grew, with a total of 7.9 million.

The Puerto Vallarta International Airport has 37 international and 12 national routes,  and it had in 2022, more than 25,000 total operations.

Source: Tribuna de Bahia