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  • GRAL. JUAN N. ÁLVAREZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMAA): 24.98 °C / 76.96 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • DEL NORTE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMAN): 14.42 °C / 57.96 °F CLEAR SKY
  • LIC. JESUS TERAN PEREDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMAS): 15.95 °C / 60.71 °F CLEAR SKY
  • BAHIAS DE HUATULCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMBT): 19.70 °C / 67.46 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • GRAL. MARIANO MATAMOROS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMCB): 19.05 °C / 66.29 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • CIUDAD DEL CARMEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCE): 23.91 °C / 75.04 °F CLEAR SKY
  • CULIACÁN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCL): 27.97 °C / 82.35 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • CHETUMAL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCM): 24.78 °C / 76.60 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • CIUDAD OBREGÓN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCN): 20.24 °C / 68.43 °F CLEAR SKY
  • ING. ALBERTO ACUNA ONGAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCP): 23.51 °C / 74.32 °F CLEAR SKY
  • ABRAHAM GONZÁLEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCS): 25.67 °C / 78.21 °F SCATTERED CLOUDS
  • CHICHÉN-ITZÁ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCT): 22.94 °C / 73.29 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • GRAL. DIV. P.A. ROBERTO FIERRO VILLALOBOS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMCU): 25.04 °C / 77.07 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • GRAL. PEDRO JOSE MENDEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCV): 22.26 °C / 72.07 °F CLEAR SKY
  • COZUMEL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMCZ): 27.14 °C / 80.85 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • DURANGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMDO): 15.85 °C / 60.53 °F FEW CLOUDS
  • AMADO NERVO NATIONAL AIRPORT (MMEP): 21.04 °C / 69.87 °F MODERATE RAIN
  • GRAL. ALBERTO SALINAS CARRANZA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMES): 17.68 °C / 63.82 °F CLEAR SKY
  • MIGUEL HIDALGO Y COSTILLA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMGL): 16.38 °C / 61.48 °F MODERATE RAIN
  • GRAL. JOSE MARIA YANEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMGM): 28.80 °C / 83.84 °F CLEAR SKY
  • GRAL. IGNACIO PESQUEIRA GARCIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMHO): 28.29 °C / 82.92 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • LIC. MIGUEL DE LA MADRID NATIONAL AIRPORT (MMIA): 20.08 °C / 68.14 °F MODERATE RAIN
  • PLAN DE GUADALUPE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMIO): 19.80 °C / 67.64 °F CLEAR SKY
  • VALLE DEL FUERTE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMLM): 27.28 °C / 81.10 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMLO): 13.68 °C / 56.62 °F CLEAR SKY
  • GRAL. MANUEL MARQUEZ DE LEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMLP): 25.10 °C / 77.18 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • LORETO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMLT): 30.20 °C / 86.36 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • GRAL. SERVANDO CANALES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMA): 25.23 °C / 77.41 °F CLEAR SKY
  • LIC. MANUEL CRECENCIO REJON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMD): 25.01 °C / 77.02 °F SCATTERED CLOUDS
  • GRAL. RODOLFO SANCHEZ TABOADA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMML): 29.38 °C / 84.88 °F CLEAR SKY
  • MINATITLÁN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMT): 24.27 °C / 75.69 °F MODERATE RAIN
  • VENUSTIANO CARRANZA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMV): 20.24 °C / 68.43 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • MEXICO CITY BENITO JUAREZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMX): 12.01 °C / 53.62 °F HEAVY INTENSITY RAIN
  • GRAL. MARIANO ESCOBEDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMY): 25.47 °C / 77.85 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • GRAL. RAFAEL BUELNA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMMZ): 18.07 °C / 64.53 °F SCATTERED CLOUDS
  • QUETZALCOATL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMNL): 28.68 °C / 83.62 °F CLEAR SKY
  • XOXOCOTLAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMOX): 28.68 °C / 83.62 °F CLEAR SKY
  • TAJIN NATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPA): 22.52 °C / 72.54 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • HERMANOS SERDAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  (MMPB): 13.55 °C / 56.39 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • MAR DE CORTEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPE): 29.64 °C / 85.35 °F CLEAR SKY
  • PIEDRAS NEGRAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  (MMPG): 24.25 °C / 75.65 °F CLEAR SKY
  • GRAL. FRANCISCO MUJICA NATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPN): 15.72 °C / 60.30 °F MODERATE RAIN
  • PALENQUE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPQ): 23.08 °C / 73.54 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • LIC. GUSTAVO DIAZ ORDAZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPR): 24.99 °C / 76.98 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • PUERTO ESCONDIDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMPS): 25.03 °C / 77.05 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • ING. FERNANDO ESPINOZA GUTIERREZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMQT): 13.76 °C / 56.77 °F FEW CLOUDS
  • GRAL. LUCIO BLANCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMRX): 26.11 °C / 79 °F CLEAR SKY
  • SAN JOSÉ DEL CABO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMSD): 26.11 °C / 79 °F CLEAR SKY
  • CABO SAN LUCAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMSL): 27.37 °C / 81.27 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • PONCIANO ARRIAGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMSP): 16.71 °C / 62.08 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • FRANCISCO SARABIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMTC): 22.72 °C / 72.90 °F CLEAR SKY
  • ANGEL ALBINO CORZO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMTG): 20.47 °C / 68.85 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • GRAL. ABELARDO RODRIGUEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMTJ): 16.94 °C / 62.49 °F CLEAR SKY
  • GRAL. FRANCISCO JAVIER MINA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMTM): 24.32 °C / 75.78 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • LIC. ADOLFO LOPEZ MATEOS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMTO): 9.70 °C / 49.46 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • TAPACHULA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMTP): 24.83 °C / 76.69 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • CANCÚN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMUN): 26.10 °C / 78.98 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • CARLOS ROVIROSA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMVA): 23.87 °C / 74.97 °F BROKEN CLOUDS
  • GRAL. HERIBERTO JARA INERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMVR): 24.44 °C / 75.99 °F LIGHT RAIN
  • GRAL. LEOBARDO RUIZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. (MMZC): 14.60 °C / 58.28 °F CLEAR SKY
  • IXTAPA-ZIHUATANEJO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMZH): 25.49 °C / 77.88 °F OVERCAST CLOUDS
  • PLAYA DE ORO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MMZO): 24.38 °C / 75.88 °F LIGHT RAIN
Ramp Checks November 2019

Ramp Checks November 2019

Dear Customers and Friends:

We  hereby  inform  you  that  the Federal Civil  Aviation  Agency (AFAC)  is  conducting  random  ramp inspections on foreign aircraft visiting Mexico.

As a reminder, AFAC has the authority, right and faculty to enforce such inspections at their disclosure..

It is very important that operators, Private or Charter, have their original aircraft and pilot documents on board. These include but are not limited to:

  1. Airworthiness Certificate.
  1. Registration Certificate.
  1. Worldwide and/or Mexican Insurance stating Private use when flying Far Part 91 and Charter use when flying Far Part 135. When flying Far Part 135, it is mandatory to have both insurances: worldwide and Mexican.
  1. Pilot’s licenses: both sides and stating aircraft type rating.
  1. Pilot's medical certificates: valid document according to crew role (Pilot in Command or Second in Command), type of flight and according to pilot's age.
  1. If  holding Multiple Entry Authorization (MEA),  this  document and its corresponding payment receipt, must be on board.
  1. For Charter operations, the following additional documents are required:
  1. Valid Air Operator Certificate (AOC):  Copies are accepted considering this document might include many tail numbers (fleet). Payment receipt should also be included.
  1. FAA  OST  4507  FORM copies  are  accepted  considering  this  document  might  include many  tail  numbers.  Alternatively, the appropriate exemption document, Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity is also accepted.
  1. If holding a Mexican Indefinite Blanket Permit (IBP), this should be accompanied by the Mexican  AOC,  and  the  Yearly  Verification (including  payment  receipt) for  it  to  be considered valid. Copies are accepted considering this document might have many tail numbers.
  1. The logbook (maintenance  logbook)  stating  the  most recent information about maintenance performed on the aircraft.
  1. The authorization to operate  as  a  mobile radio aeronautic station; (Aircraft radio station license/authorization).
  1. The Flight Manual
  1. Noise Certificate.
  1. The Minimum Equipment List (MEL) when the type certificate indicates it.
  1. Mexican AIP (only for Mexican IBP permitholders)
  1. The preflight checklist.
  1. If full or partial (inbound/outbound Mexico) route involves overflying the ocean, then a life raft and/or life jackets are required to be on board, according to the type of aircraft. Please note this is also a usual requirement, but Mexican CAA will also be double checking for this:
  1. Weight and Balance Manifest.
  1. First Aid Kit.
  1. Jeppesen Manuals, (at least electronic format).
  1. If operating Far Part 91 – Private flights, it is required to present a document stating the purpose of the flight, to include the name of the lead passenger and to declare its connection with the aircraft  (owner,  employees,  etc).  If accompanied,  letter  must  declare  the  relationship  of  the passengers with the lead passenger (family, friends, employees, etc). This will prove there is no commercial purpose under any circumstance. To present this letter, having it notarized is not necessary.

 

While there is no formal list of requirements to be presented at the time of inspection, those mentioned above are highly recommended. It is very important to be clear that AFAC has not provided a checklist per say, so it falls on the criteria of each inspector. They might ask for more or fewer documents than listed above

These inspections are random on any foreign aircraft. Whether operating Private or Charter, operators will have to prove before AFAC if their flights are Private or Charter, as applicable, by their countries of origin.

Regardless of whether landing authorizations are single or multiple, inspection will still apply.

If operators do not comply with the requirements, a warning or a fine will apply per the Mexican Civil Aviation Law.

Inspections have started up again on Nov 19th and will be permanent.

We sincerely hope this information is very helpful and we will provide more insights based on any new updates.

 

Nelson Garcia

Manager OCC

Manny Avaition Services