September 16, 2013
Question: When flying from the United States to an airport in Mexico, you must land at a Mexican airport of entry. When flying to Mexico from the Bahamas, your first landing must be at one of only two airports. Which airports are they?
Answer: The two airports are Tapachula International Airport (MMTP) or the Cozumel International Airport (MMCZ). The first landing in Mexico must be at one of those airports when arriving from South America, Central America, Bahamas, or the Caribbean. For more information about flying in Mexico and Central America, check out Caribbean Sky Tours.
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Though unrivaled in its capacity for scooping and dumping water on wildfires--nearly 30 tons of water can be released in a single drop, enough to make the ground shake nearby--work for the Martin Mars has dried up amid competition from newer aircraft.
Pilots have formed a user group and launched a petition drive to save Runway 5/23 at Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, Mo.
AOPA is urging Santa Rosa County officials who operate Peter Prince Field in Milton, Fla., to revise proposed rules to eliminate potential conflicts.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.