Travel Information For Mazatlan

What You Should Know

Mazatlan International Airport

Airport Code — MZT

Airport Address
Mazatlan, Sinaloa

Check-In Information
Travelers should arrive at the MZT ticket counter two hours prior to scheduled departure 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.

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.  

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.

El Faro Lighthouse

The El Faro lighthouse amidst the Mazatlan shoreline