MMMX TO STOP OPERATIONS DUE TO MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS
Mexico City’s International Airport (AICM) will suspend its aerial operations during Thursday, September 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (local time) 2021-09-16T14:00:00Z → 2021-09-16T19:00:00Z, to host an air parade in commemoration of the anniversary of the start of the Mexico’s independence, which happened 211 years ago.
“As every year and in accordance with the national aeronautical authority, through NOTAM A4335 / 21, the AICM (Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México) will be closed to commercial and official air operations, from 09:00 to 14:00,” said the Communications and Transportation Secretary (SCT) in a statement.
2018 Mexican Independence Aerial Show
Mexican Independence Day, the anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain, is celebrated every year on September 16th.
On September 16, 1810, Hidalgo rallied with the townspeople of Dolores and gave his speech known as “El Grito de Dolores,” or the Cry of Independence from Spain.