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ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for February 2017 Up 8.6% Year over Year

MEXICO CITY, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, today announced that total passenger traffic for February 2017 increased by 8.6% when compared to February 2016.

This announcement reflects comparisons between February 1 through February 28, 2017 and February 1 through February 29, 2016. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. Please note that 2016 figures reflect an extra day of operation (February 29).

Domestic

Airport

February

2016

February

2017

% Change

Cancún

374,396

453,437

21.1%

Cozumel

7,804

7,887

1.1%

Huatulco

34,818

39,842

14.4%

Mérida

120,551

140,776

16.8%

Minatitlán

17,247

15,752

(8.7)%

Oaxaca

49,226

52,240

6.1%

Tapachula

21,618

21,515

(0.5)%

Veracruz

83,043

88,679

6.8%

Villahermosa

82,316

92,027

11.8%

Total Domestic

791,019

912,155

15.3%

 

International

Airport

February

2016

February

2017

% Change

Cancún

1,294,959

1,358,164

4.9%

Cozumel

45,998

44,848

(2.5)%

Huatulco

24,883

27,555

10.7%

Mérida

11,644

14,987

28.7%

Minatitlán

705

545

(22.7)%

Oaxaca

5,322

5,292

(0.6)%

Tapachula

729

959

31.6%

Veracruz

5,690

4,396

(22.7)%

Villahermosa

3,320

2,508

(24.5)%

Total International

1,393,250

1,459,254

4.7%

 


Total

Airport

February

2016

February

2017

% Change

Cancún

1,669,355

1,811,601

8.5%

Cozumel

53,802

52,735

(2.0)%

Huatulco

59,701

67,397

12.9%

Mérida

132,195

155,763

17.8%

Minatitlán

17,952

16,297

(9.2)%

Oaxaca

54,548

57,532

5.5%

Tapachula

22,347

22,474

0.6%

Veracruz

88,733

93,075

4.9%

Villahermosa

85,636

94,535

10.4%

ASUR Total

2,184,269

2,371,409

8.6%

 

About ASUR:

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) is a Mexican airport operator with concessions to operate, maintain and develop the airports of Cancun, Merida, Cozumel, Villahermosa, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula and Minatitlan in the southeast of Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Company is listed both on the Mexican Bolsa, where it trades under the symbol ASUR, and on the NYSE in the U.S., where it trades under the symbol ASR. One ADS represents ten (10) series B shares.

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