Hermosillo is the capital city of Sonora, a state in northwest Mexico. The area has been inhabited by many different peoples since at least 3,000 years ago, and the present-day city grew from collection of settlements founded in 1700. Today Hermosillo is one of the most successful cities in the country and is a central economic player in the automotive and general manufacturing industries.
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Best time to book a flight to Hermosillo Airport
Hermosillo is in a hot and arid part of Mexico. The desert climate sees temperatures regularly surpassing 100 Fahrenheit in the summer months, and rarely dipping to freezing temperatures in the winter. The months of July through September are quite rainy compared to the rest of the year, with average rainfall rising from miniscule to almost four inches a day.
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Airlines that fly to Hermosillo Airport
Hermosillo International Airport, also known as General Ignacio L. Pesqueira International Airport, is a smaller facility that nevertheless serves up to a million and a half passengers a year. Some of the airlines that serve flights here are:
- American Airlines
Volaris and American Airlines both have direct flights from Phoenix to Hermosillo. You can also connect from Mexico City by way of Aeroméxico, Interjet and Volaris.
What to expect when arriving at Hermosillo Airport
Travel into Hermosillo from the airport is quick as the city is only seven miles away. There are several hotel shuttles available that can take you straight to your room. There are also three private bus companies that can take you to destinations throughout the area. A taxi or car rental can be the fastest option, taking a 15-20 minute drive to get you into the city center.
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Facilities at Hermosillo Airport
The airport is on the small side but does have amenities such as 24-hour ATMs, cafes and a bar, and even conference facilities in the VIP lounge.
What to see and do in Hermosillo
Hermosillo is a great base for seeing the sights of Sonora. The city is filled with historic buildings that are fine examples of colonial and Neoclassical architecture, such as the Government Palace and Cathedral at the Plaza Zaragoza. Cerro de la Campana is a nearby mountain which offers a panoramic view of Hermosillo, and the Ecological Center of Sonora right outside the city lets nature lovers appreciate the varied native flora and fauna. There are also a number of festivals throughout the year, the biggest of which is Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Festival, an artistic extravaganza featuring artists and performers from throughout the world.
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