Travel Information For Mazatlan

What You Should Know

Mazatlan International Airport

Airport Code — MZT

Airport Address
Mazatlan, Sinaloa

Check-In Information
Ticket counters are not open for in-person check-in and baggage check until two hours prior to departure at all designated Sun Country locations. Please arrive with proper identification to allow for check-in requirements and security processing.

Ticket Counter
Main Terminal, Sun Country Ticket Counter
Closes 45 minutes prior to flight departure

Useful Information

Mexican Peso, but U.S. dollars are often accepted. ATMs can be found at most hotels and around town. 

110V, the same as the U.S. and Canada. Many outlets are of the two-prong type.

Spanish, but most people in the tourism industry speak English. 

Time Zone
The same as Mountain Time in the U.S. One hour earlier than Central Time.

Transfers between the airport and resorts are included with Sun Country Vacations packages. Taxis are easy to find in Mazatlan, but the favorite way to get around is via Pulmonias. These open-air vehicles — that are part dune buggy, part golf cart, and part jeep — are usually less expensive than taxis and always more fun. There is also a bus route that goes from the hotel zone to the downtown area.

Entry Requirements


U.S. and Canadian citizens must have a valid passport. U.S. and Canadian passports in good condition must be valid for the duration of the passenger’s stay in Mexico. The U.S. Department of State recommends that passports be valid for at least six months after the expected return date. Passport cards are not accepted for air travel to Mexico.  

Entry Immigration Form

U.S. and Canadian citizens traveling to Mexico must fill out an official entry immigration form prior to their arrival. Forms are available during the flight, however, to expedite the immigration entry process, you can now complete the form online and print it prior to travel. You will need your passport, flight information, and address or name of your hotel. For more details and to access the form, visit​. Note that one form per traveler is required. 

El Faro Lighthouse

The El Faro lighthouse amidst the Mazatlan shoreline