Guide to MMUN (Cancun Intl)

Hello Today I will give you a guide to the Cancun International Airport. this is to add realism when making departures /
approaches, and to use the correct terminal for each airline.

AIRPORT DETAILS
  • ICAO: MMUN

  • IATA: CUN

  • Elevation: 22ft (7m)

  • Magnetic Variation: -2°

  • Longest runway: 12R/30L

    RUNWAYS DETAILS
    
Runways Course Length(ft) Material ApproachType
12R 125° 11,483 Ashpalt ILS / VOR / RNAV
12L 125° 9,186 Ashpalt ILS / VOR / RNAV
30L 305° 11,483 Ashpalt RNAV / VOR
30R 305° 9,186 Ashpalt RNAV / VOR
Ground Chart

AIRPORT TERMINALS

Cancun Airport has 4 terminals.

  • Terminal 1: It is the one used for domestic flights, which are those that normally come from North America. This terminal also includes local charter flights, it is the smallest of the entire Cancun airport.

  • Terminal 2: It is the one used for international airlines as well as domestic and charter flights. It is the terminal with the best location since it is located in the center of the Airport, it has a total of 31 gates.

Terminal 1&2 diagram

  • Terminal 3: It is practically the newest terminal at the Cancun airport, since it was inaugurated in March 2016 and will handle international flights from North America and Europe.
    It has a total of 16 gates
Terminal 3 diagram

  • Terminal 4: Terminal 4 of the Cancun Airport is the most modern and innovative in Mexico. Terminal 4 of the Cancun International has 12 gates and this is used by international and national airlines.
Terminal 4 diagram

  AIRLINES DISTRIBUTION

(only airlines implemented in game)

  • Terminal 1: N/A

  • terminal 2: Viva Aerobus, TUI, Volaris, Copa airlines, Lan Chile.

  • Terminal 3: Air canada, American, British airways, United, Delta, JetBlue, Thomas cook, West Jet.

  • Terminal 4: Frontier, Spirit, Southwest, Aeromexico, Lufthansa, Airfrance.

    DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL RUNWAY
    
  • Runway 12R is used for takeoffs.

  • Runway 12R / 12L is used for landings

When runways 30’s are in use, 30R/L will be used for takeoffs and 30L ONLY for landings.

NOTAM: Runway 12R/30L is used for takeoff and landing. Runway 12L/30R is closed (NOTAM will be deleted when rwy12L/30R is operating again)

SID/STARS USE

12R (SID)

  • NORTH: NOSU1A, ROTG1A
  • EAST: NUDA1A, NUKA1A
  • SOUTH: TAKU1A, CZM1A
  • WEST: UDGU1A

30L (SID)

  • NORTH: NOSU1F, ROTG1F
  • EAST: NUDA1F, NUKA1F
  • SOUTH: AVSE1F, CZM1F
  • WEST: UDGU1F

30R (SID)

  • NORTH: NOSU1E, ROTG1E
  • EAST: NUDA1E, NUKA1E
  • SOUTH: AVSE1E, CZM1E
  • WEST: UDGU1E

12R (STAR)

  • FROM NORTH: VOMA1A
  • FROM EAST: NOSA1B
  • FROM SOUTH: SIGM1G, ILUB1E
  • FROM WEST: VOMA1A, XUDU1A

12L (STAR)

  • FROM NORTH: VOMA1C
  • FROM EAST: NOSA1B
  • FROM SOUTH: SIGM1H, ILUB1F
  • FROM WEST: VOMA1A, XUDU1A

30L (STAR)

  • FROM NORTH: VOMA1C
  • FROM EAST: NOSA1D
  • FROM SOUTH: SIGM1I, ILUB1G
  • FROM WEST: XUDU1D

12R (IAP)

  • ARRIVING FROM VOMAR1A: ILS 4 RWY12R (I12R4) RNAV 2 RWY 12R (R12R2) BOTH VIKSI TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM NOSA1B: ILS 4 RWY12R (I12R4) RNAV 2 RWY 12R (R12R2) BOTH RIDUG TRANSITION
  • ARRIVNG FROM SIGM1G: ILS 4 RWY12R (I12R4) RNAV 2 RWY 12R (R12R2) BOTH EBMIS TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM XUDU1A: ILS 4 RWY12R (I12R4) RNAV 2 RWY 12R (R12R2) BOTH KAROR TRANSITION

12L (IAP)

  • ARRIVING FROM VOMAR1A: ILS 4 RWY12L (I12L4) RNAV 2 RWY 12L (R12L2) BOTH VIKSI TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM NOSA1B: ILS 4 RWY12L (I12L4) RNAV 2 RWY 12L (R12L2) BOTH RIDUG TRANSITION
  • ARRIVNG FROM SIGM1G: ILS 4 RWY12L (I12L4) RNAV 2 RWY 12L (R12L2) BOTH EBMIS TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM XUDU1A: ILS 4 RWY12L (I12L4) RNAV 2 RWY 12L (R12L2) BOTH KAROR TRANSITION

30L (IAP)

  • ARRIVING FROM VOMA1C: RNAV 2 30L (R30L2) OTSOL TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM NOSA1D: RNAV 2 30L (R30L2) OTSOL TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM ILUB1G: RNAV 2 30L (R30L2) SESLI TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM SIGM1I: RNAV 2 30L (R30L2) SESLI TRANSITION
  • ARRIVING FROM XUDU1D: RNAV 2 30L (R30L2) LOPKA TRANSITION

TAXI GATE TO RWY

12R

  • TERMINAL 1: VIA B12, C, C9

  • TERMINAL 2:
    WEST: VIA B9, C, C9
    SOUTH: VIA C, C9
    EAST: VIA B, C, C9

  • TERMINAL 3
    EAST: VIA B4, C, C9
    SOUTH: VIA B B5/6/7, C, C9

  • TERMINAL 4: VIA E2, C, C9

30L

  • TERMINAL 1: VIA B12, C, C1

  • TERMINAL 2:
    WEST: VIA B9, C, C1
    SOUTH: VIA C, C1
    EAST: VIA C, C1 // VIA B, B7, C, C1

  • TERMINAL 3:
    EAST: VIA B4, C, C1
    SOUTH: VIA B, B4, C, C1

  • TERMINAL 4: VIA E2, C, C1

30R

  • TERMINAL 1: VIA B12, C, D, A2

  • TERMINAL 2:
    WEST: VIA B9, C, D, A2
    SOUTH: VIA C, D, A2
    EAST: VIA B, B7, C, D, A2

  • TERMINAL 3:
    EAST: VIA B4, D1, D, A2
    SOUTH: VIA B, D, A2

  • TERMINAL 4: VIA E2, C, D, A2.


CANCUN CHARTS

HERE

Thank you for reading, I hope and it has been clear for people who do not know the procedures of Cancun. If you have any questions tag me in the comments, have a great day.

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Thank you for the guide, Diego! Looks like you put a lot of time and effort into this! I will be sure to bookmark this and use it for when Cancun is featured! Do you plan on updating the runway in use daily?

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Im planning to update this all the time. Rn rwy 12R/30L is in use only. When rwy 12L/30R is open again i will be updating this therad

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Very Nice Guide. Love Cancun Airport 🥰

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Hey guys 👋 Im working in a guide to mexico city airport since this airport has a tricky approach for people who doesn’t know very well the procedures. The link will be posted here 😁

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The RWY 5R? Is an amazing approach

Yea, amazing approach but harder for some people!

Yes, you have to put the landing gear while turning. A tricky approach but it’s great for practicing 🙂

But let’s stop talking about RWY 5R because this will be off-topic soon jaja