Aena Internacional operates 12 airports in Mexico and one in Jamaica through its stake in the Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
Aena Internacional's stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico SAB de CV (GAP), which operates 12 airports in Mexico, is held via the company Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico, SAPI de CV (AMP), which in its turn is a strategic partner of GAP. It owns 17.4% of its capital and has signed a technical assistance contract. Aena Internacional is the operating partner of AMP, with a 33.33% stake in its capital.
GAP, one of the largest privatised airport groups on the American continent, comprises the airports of Aguascalientes, Bajío, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, La Paz, Los Mochis, Manzanillo, Mexicali, Morelia, Puerto Vallarta, San José del Cabo and Tijuana.
On 20 April 2015 GAP acquired 100% of the shares of the Spanish society Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L. (DCA). DCA has a 74.5% shareholding in the society MBJ Airports Limited (MBJA), the company that operates the Sangster International (MBJ) airport in the city of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Besides this shareholding, DCA also had a 14.77% shareholding in the company SCL Terminal Aéreo Santiago, S.A. (SCL), international terminal operator in Santiago de Chile, until 30 September 2015.
In 2016 the total passenger traffic of the mexican airports of the group was 32.6 million, 18.2 per cent more than in 2015. Montego Bay experienced traffic totalling 3.9 million passengers. GAP revenue in 2015 reached 8.107 billion Mexican pesos (366.4 million euros), with net benefit of 2.771 billion pesos (125.2 million euros).
GAP recently completed the construction of a new terminal at San José del Cabo airport (investment of 63 million dollars, 35,000 square metres and 1,500 rush hour passengers), the satellite terminal at Puerto Vallarta airport, the refurbishment of the terminal building at Tijuana airport and a new building for rescue personnel at Guadalajara airport.
Many other airport terminals were also refurbished. The access roads were widened at Guadalajara airport and the taxiways were improved at Los Mochis airport and Manzanillo airport. The lighting systems were also improved on the runways and access roads, the aircraft parking areas were enlarged, while improvement and renovation work was carried out on the fences of the peripheral areas of the properties under concession.