LOAP 2017

Latin America Optics and Photonics

In honor of J.H. Erberly


The Guadalajara International Airport also called Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Airport (IATA: GDL, ICAO: MMGL), was built in 1966 and is located 16 kilometers from the city of Guadalajara. It is the third busiest airport in Mexico, only after the International Airport of Mexico City, and Cancun International Airport and the second busiest for air cargo flights. It has two runways and two terminals. It has flights to several places in Mexico, Central America and the United States. It was named Miguel Hidalgo in honor of the hero of the Mexico Independence*.
*Information taken from the airport's website.

At the airport you may want to use a cab service. In this case, you can look the taxi fare from the airport to any place in Guadalajara and viceversa in the following link: ‚Äč
*Information taken from the http://www.taxisaeropuertogdl.com/.

Notice that in any case the fare will be no more than $300.00 (Mexican pesos, approx. 15 USD). You may aks for additional info to the email info@taxisaeropuertogdl.com. In addition you can make a reservation by calling to any of the following phone numbers

  • 3688-5890

  • 3688-5431