Albuquerque International Sunport and New Mexico Tourism Department Host Buy Local Campaign Kick-Off Event – March 12, 2019

Today, the Albuquerque International Sunport announced a three-month “Buy Local” campaign in partnership with the New Mexico Tourism Department and Stellar Partners. Beginning with the March 15 launch event, many Sunport retail stores will feature 100% made in New Mexico products from local artisans throughout the state. Tourists and locals traveling through the Sunport during […]

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Southwest Airlines Announces Daily Service Between Albuquerque and Austin – March 8, 2019

Options to and from the Albuquerque International Sunport are again on the rise, most recently with Southwest Airlines’ announcement of expanded service from Austin, Texas. The airline, which currently offers weekend-only options from Austin, is expanding to daily offerings beginning August 6. “We are thrilled to announce this expanded service to the Sunport,” said Mayor […]

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Southwest Airlines Announces Daily Service Between Albuquerque and San Jose – February 14, 2019

Options to and from the Albuquerque International Sunport continue to grow, adding more destinations and more frequent service both domestically and internationally. Southwest Airlines recently announced the launch of daily, non-stop service from San Jose, California. This is the first daily service offering between Albuquerque and San Jose. Service will begin August 6. “The Sunport […]

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Mayor Keller Announces New International Service to Chihuahua – February 8, 2019

Just three months after bringing international flights back to the Sunport, Mayor Tim Keller and Volaris Airlines announced today new, non-stop service between the Albuquerque International Sunport and Chihuahua, Mexico. Together, these flights make the Sunport truly international for the first time in nearly a decade. “We are strengthening Albuquerque’s international connections. Weekly non-stop service […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Awarded Funding for Electronic Ground Support Equipment – December 5, 2018

The Albuquerque International Sunport partnered with Southwest Airlines to secure funds from the Volkswagen Settlement Mitigation Trust Fund to replace three of Southwest’s pushback tractors with electric vehicles and corresponding chargers at the Sunport. Replacing these tractors, which are used to push aircraft in preparation for takeoff, will eliminate 22.67 tons of nitrogen oxide over […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Partners with We Are This City to Host Temporary Art Installation – November 28, 2018

Over the next six months, visitors to the Albuquerque International Sunport have the opportunity to take in the sites of community-made art thanks to the non-profit organization We Are This City. The installation, which includes pieces from four collections of locally-made art, is on display throughout the public areas of the Sunport’s terminal building. Each […]

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Mayor Keller Leads Delegation in Mexico to Bring International Air Service Back to the Albuquerque International Sunport – November 17, 2018

Today Mayor Tim Keller, along with a delegation of officials from both Mexico and New Mexico, returned to Albuquerque from Guadalajara on the first international passenger flight to the Sunport in more than eight years. “Making Albuquerque directly accessible to international markets is a critical component to tourism and economic development,” stated Mayor Tim Keller.  […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport and Fresquez Concessions Host Holiday Fundraising Kick-Off Event Featuring Holly Holm – November 1, 2018

Today the Albuquerque International Sunport and Fresquez Concessions, Inc. hosted a kick-off event to raise awareness for their holiday fundraising campaign, Sunport Giving. Albuquerque native and world-renowned MMA fighter Holly Holm helped jumpstart the fundraising by signing autographs, posing for pictures, and introducing the three local charities benefiting from the campaign. “Raising awareness and providing […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Debuts Newly Constructed Pet Relief Room – September 25, 2018

Today, Aviation Director Nyika Allen debuted the newly constructed pet relief room at the Albuquerque International Sunport. Those traveling with pets or service animals now have a more convenient option while traveling thanks to the new room located at Gate A7 inside the terminal building. “We are very excited to be unveiling the new pet […]

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Aviation Director Nyika Allen Announces Added Capacity Into and Out of the Sunport for Balloon Fiesta – September 20, 2018

Travelers looking for options to get to and from Albuquerque for the world’s largest hot air ballooning event have more choices thanks to added capacity from several airlines. American, Delta, and United have all added an average of 34 percent in the week leading up to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. “This added capacity for […]

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Mayor Tim Keller Announces First International Passenger Service Out of the Sunport in Eight Years – August 17, 2018

Today Mayor Tim Keller announced the arrival of a new airline to Albuquerque’s Sunport to make international tourism and trade more convenient.  Volaris will be offering direct service to Guadalajara for as low as $285 round trip. Volaris, Mexico’s largest low-cost carrier, is slated to bring international service to the Albuquerque International Sunport beginning Nov. […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Debuts Newly Constructed Mothers Nursing Room – August 7, 2018

Today, in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), The Keller Administration debuted the newly constructed mothers nursing room at the Albuquerque International Sunport.  Nursing mothers will soon have a more comfortable experience while traveling thanks to the new nursing room just south of the security checkpoint. The room was furnished by mothers at the […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Launches Flight Tracking and Noise Reporting System – July 9, 2018

The Albuquerque International Sunport is releasing the first major initiative under its community engagement, transparency and innovation plan, launched under its new leadership. Beginning today, residents can access the Sunport’s aircraft flight tracking and noise complaint system, backed by Harris Corporation’s PublicVue, a leader in air traffic management. Within the system, users can view active […]

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Frontier Airlines Announces New Service Between the Albuquerque International Sunport and San Antonio International Airport – May 17, 2018

Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is bringing more low fares to the Albuquerque International Sunport with new nonstop service from San Antonio, Texas. This service marks the first and only nonstop service to San Antonia from Albuquerque. Service will begin Aug. 15. “We are excited to see Frontier continuing to expand their services to Albuquerque, and […]

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Sunport Primary Runway Reopens – May 7, 2018

The primary runway at the Albuquerque International Sunport has reopened after being closed due to repair work Commercial departures have returned to their normal east/west flight path using Runway 8-26, considerably reducing noise over southeast Albuquerque. The closure of Runway 8-26 was a result of cracking and spalling concrete slabs on the runway. 177 concrete […]

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