What you can and can not bring. information for documentation and boarding.


Some liquids are allowed once again through airport security check points. There are however, restrictions on the quantity of liquids that can be taken through:
Passengers may carry small quantities of liquids, but only within separate containers each of which with a capacity not greater than 100ml.

These containers must be brought to the airport contained in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag, which itself must not exceed 1 lt. in capacity (approximately 20cm x 20cm). The contents of the plastic bag must fit comfortably and the bag sealed. Each passenger may carry only one such bag of liquids.

The bag must be presented for examination at the airport security point.

Remember that 'Liquids' includes:

All drinks, including water, soup, syrups, creams, lotions, oils, perfumes, mascara etc.
Sprays and pressurized containers including shaving foam and spray deodorants, Pastes, including toothpastes, Gels, including hair and shower gel. Any other solutions and items of similar consistency.

Notice: Allowed items. Baby formula, maternal milk, baby juice (if travelling with child). Medications including insulin with the correspondent prescription.
Passengers on international flights may purchase at the Duty Free shop. Items will be handed at boarding gate by the Duty Free personnel. Items purchased at regular stores will be handed at the shop.
These security measures are to reinforce regulations of the International Civil Aeronautic Act of August 10, 2006.


  • Luggage weight per passenger:
  • Domestic bounds: 25 Kg.
  • International bounds: 30 Kg.

Notice: If weight should exceed the luggage allowance, passenger will pay the standard excess luggage.

Carry on bags size:

  • Hand luggage will not need to document according to these specifications: 45cm long, 35cm wide, 20cm deep.

Notice: These bags must be checked thoroughly at checkpoints. We strongly advise passengers to consult "Forbidden items on board and waiting areas".

Boarding timing: 45 minutes at boarding gates before taken off.

SJD Airport Authority Information

  • Operator: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
  • Type: Public
  • Headquarters Address
  • Carretera Transpenínsular, s/n km 43.5
  • Zip. 23420, Municipio de Los Cabos, B.C.S. México.
  • Phones From USA & Canada
  • *Country Code: 52 - Mexico
  • *Area Code: 624 - Los Cabos
  • 011 52 624 146 5111 /12 / 13
  • 011 52 624 146 5200 /06 / 07 / 08
  • From Mexico (Dial 01 instead of 011 52)
  • Website:

Airport Codes:

  • IATA Code: SJD
  • ICAO Code:MMSD
  • Current Date / Time (xxxxxx)
  • Time Zone: -7:00 from GMT (UTC)

Airport Localization:

  • * Latitude = 23.166668; 23.166668 ( North 23° 10' 0" )
  • * Longitude = -109.7; -109.7 ( West 109° 41' 59" )

SJD the fifth most important airport in Mexico located at San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico serviced 1,902,303 passengers for 2004.

The airport serves area: San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. This airport has three terminal with 4 concourses.

CSL Airport Authority Information

  • Operator: Cabo San Lucas International Airport
  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters Address
  • Leona Vicario s/n, Col. Mesa Colorada
  • Zip. 23400, Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S. México.
  • Phones From USA & Canada
  • *Country Code: 52 - Mexico
  • *Area Code: 624 - Los Cabos
  • 011 52 624 124 5500 (Airport)
  • 011 52 624 143 0120
  • From Mexico (Dial 01 instead of 011 52)


e-mail: ops@acsl.com.mx

Airport Codes:

  • IATA Code: CSL
  • ICAO Code: MMSL
  • Time Zone: -7:00 from GMT (UTC)

Airport Localization:

  • * Latitude = North 22° 56' 53.9"
  • * Longitude = West 109° 56' 17.9"

The airport serves area: San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas.

Los Cabos airport (SJC) FAQ

1.- Q:

What time to arrive at los cabos airport

A: It all depends if your flight is local or international, for local flights you have to be there at least 1 hour 20 minutes before your flight, but if you have an international flight, you have to be there two hours prior.
2.- Q:

How far is los cabos airport from Cabo San Lucas

A: The distance betwen Los Cabos airport and Cabo San Lucas is of 30 miles, about 35 minutes.
3.- Q:

How far is san jose del cabo (SJD) aiport from cabo san lucas

A: The distance between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas is of 30 miles.
4.- Q:

Can you smoke at los cabos airport

A: It is not permitted, but you can go outside of the building.
5.- Q:

How much time to pass security at los cabos aiport

A: Between five to ten minutes, lines are usually not long, but there are exceptions in high season.
6.- Q:

Companies authorized to offer transportation at los cabos airport

A: Any company that offers their services is usually a licenced transportation company, but by law you have to book in advance at least 24 hours, or you will only be able to grab a taxi or a shuttle and they will always be more expensive than any other company, there is a law in Mexico where you have to book transportation before you arrive to Mexico and the Taxis at the airport usually take advantage of this, so please book in advance and you will get a better deal with any other company, but at Nice Ride cabo we have basically the best deals around.
7.- Q:

What airlines operate at Los Cabos airport (SJD)

  • • Aeromexico -------------------- AM
  • • Air Canada --------------------- AC
  • • Alaska airlines ---------------- AS
  • • American airlines ----------- AA
  • • Continental airlines -------- CO
  • • Delta airlines ------------------ DL
  • • Frontier airlines -------------- F9
  • • Interjet ---------------------------- IJ
  • • Mesa airlines ------------------ YV
  • • Sun country airlines -------- SY
  • • US airways ---------------------- US
  • • United airlines ---------------- UA
  • • Virgin America ---------------- VX
  • • Vivaerobus ---------------------- VI
  • • Volaris ---------------------------- VO
  • • WestJet airlines -------------- WS
  • • Charters and private flights.
8.- Q:

Is there a private airport in Los Cabos

A: Yes, its terminal number two and its right next to the international airport, there is also another aiport on the other side of town but it's a small airport and its basically for private airplanes, and the airport is very close to Cabo San Lucas.
9.- Q:

How many flights take off at Los Cabos airport daily

A: It vary according the season, but it goes from around 10 to 20 flights daily.
10.- Q:

Earliest flight at Los Cabos Airport (Cabo San Lucas)

A: The earliest flight takes off at 6:40 and may change depending on airline, destination and season, the airport closes at night, this airport does not stay open all day.
11.- Q:

How many airports are there in Cabo San lucas

A: In Los Cabos there are two airports. One in San Jose del Cabo and other in Cabo San Lucas, this last one is basically for private airplanes.
12.- Q:

Time in advance to get to Los Cabos airport

A: It depends of what kind is your flight: if it is a local flight, you have to be there at least one hour before, but if your flight is an international flight, you have to be there two hours before.
13.- Q:

How safe is the airport in San jose del Cabo

A: It is a federal airport, so it's a hundred percent secure.
14.- Q:

How to get from cabo airport to my hotel

A: You will have to get a Taxi at a higher price or you can call us at Nice Ride cabo and get a luxury vehicle for a lower price, your choice. A Taxi will always be more expensive, it does not matter who you book, private transportation companies will always have a better deal.
15.- Q:

How to avoid timeshare people at airport

A: After you clear customs walk past all the Time Share people towards the exit, please don't stop to speak with them. As you exit the airport building through the slide door on the right, you will see your driver holding a sign with Nice Ride Cabo logo on it.
16.- Q:

Is there internet at Los Cabos airport

A: Yes, there is a Wi-Fi connection.
17.- Q:

Can I take bottles inside the airport security

A: Only the permited by all international airports, please verify with authorities of Los cabos international airport for more details.
18.- Q:

Can I buy tequila at the airport

A: Yes you can, there are some special stores inside the airport.
19.- Q:

Are there any stores to buy souvenirs from mexico at airport

A: Yes, there are a plenty of options to choose from.

All the information you need to know about Airport Los Cabos.


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