Profile: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, SAB de CV (ASR)
7 Mar 2014
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR), incorporated in April 1998, is a holding company. The Company operates, maintains and develops nine airports in the Southeast region of Mexico. ASUR is a wholly owned company of the Mexican federal government. The Company operates in five segments: Cancun Airport and Subsidiaries (Cancun), Villahermosa Airport (Villahermosa), Merida International Airport (Merida) Servicios Aeroportuarios del Sureste, S. A. de C. V. (Servicios) and others. The Company’s nine airports are located in Cancun, Cozumel, Merida, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Villahermosa, Tapachula and Minatitlan. As of December 31, 2011, eight Mexican and 74 international airlines, including united States-based airlines, such as American Airlines and United Air Lines, were operating directly or through code-sharing arrangements in its airports. Tthe Mayan Riviera is served primarily by Cancun International Airport. The Company’s airports served approximately 17.5 million passengers, during the year ended December 31, 2011.
In 2011, the Company’s airports served a total of approximately 17.5 million passengers, approximately 57.5% of which were international passengers. In 2011, Cancun International Airport accounted for 74.2% of its passenger traffic volume and 72.8% of its revenues from its nine airports. The Company’s Cancun International Airport is located approximately 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the city of Cancun. During 2011, approximately 13.0 million passengers traveled through Cancun International Airport, principally through the old main terminal (Terminal 2) and the new terminal (Terminal 3). Merida International Airport serves the inland city of Merida and surrounding areas in the state of Yucatan. In 2011, approximately 1.2 million passengers traveled through Merida International Airport. The airport has two perpendicular runways, one with a length of 3,200 meters (2.0 miles) and another with a length of 2,300 meters (1.4 miles). The airport has one terminal, with four gates.
In 2011, approximately 17,732 metric tons of cargos were transported through Merida International Airport. There were 34 businesses operating in Merida International Airport, as of December 31, 2011. Cozumel International Airport is located on the island of Cozumel in the state of Quintana Roo. The airport primarily serves foreign tourists. During 2011, approximately 441,692 passengers traveled through Cozumel International Airport. Villahermosa International Airport is located in the state of Tabasco, approximately 75 kilometers (46.9 miles) from Palenque, a Mayan archeological site. During 2011, the airport served approximately 851,264 passengers. Oaxaca International Airport serves the city of Oaxaca. The airport served approximately 401,320 passengers, in 2011. There were 17 businesses operating at Oaxaca International Airport, as of December 31, 2011.
Veracruz International Airport is located in the city of Veracruz along the Gulf of Mexico. In 2011, the airport served approximately 867,438 passengers. The airport has one commercial terminal. The airport has two perpendicular runways, one with a length of 2,400 meters (1.5 miles) and another with a length of 1,523 meters (one mile). The airport also has a general aviation building for small private aircraft with 23 positions. Huatulco International Airport serves the Huatulco resort area in the state of Oaxaca on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The airport served approximately 459,640 passengers, in 2011. The airport has one runway with a length of 2,700 meters (1.7 miles). The airport’s terminal has five remote positions. The airport has a general aviation building for small private airplanes with eight positions. There were 19 businesses operating at Huatulco International Airport, as of December 31, 2011. Tapachula International Airport serves the city of Tapachula. In 2011, the airport served approximately 161,892 passengers.
The airport has one runway with a length of 2,000 meters (1.3 miles). The airport has one terminal with three remote boarding positions. The airport also has a general aviation building for small private aircraft with 24 boarding positions. There were 17 businesses operating at Tapachula International Airport, as of December 31, 2011. Minatitlan International Airport is located near the Gulf of Mexico. In 2011, the airport served approximately 108,521 passengers. The airport has one runway with a length of 2,100 meters (1.3 miles). The airport’s main terminal has four remote parking positions. The airport has a general aviation building for small private airplanes with 30 boarding positions. There were 13 businesses operating at Minatitlan International Airport, as of December 31, 2011.
The Company’s revenues from aeronautical services are derived from passenger charges, landing charges, aircraft parking charges, charges for the use of passenger walkways and charges for the provision of airport security services. Charges for aeronautical services generally are designed to compensate an airport operator for its infrastructure investment and maintenance expense. Aeronautical revenues are principally dependent on three factors, which include passenger traffic volume, the number of air traffic movements and the weight of the aircraft. Approximately 54.6% of its total revenues were derived from aeronautical services, in 2011. ASUR collects a passenger charge for each departing passenger on an aircraft.
The Company collects various charges from carriers for the use of its facilities by their aircraft and passengers. For each aircraft’s arrival, it collects a landing charge that is based on the average of the aircraft’s maximum takeoff weight and the aircraft’s weight without fuel. The Company also collects aircraft parking charges based on the time an aircraft is at an airport’s gate or parking position. It also assesses an airport security charge, which is collected from each airline based on the number of its departing passengers. The Company provides airport security services at its airports through third-party contractors. ASUR also provide firefighting and rescue services at ASUR's airports.
ASUR’s from non-aeronautical services are derived from commercial activities, such as the leasing of space in its airports to retailers, restaurants, airlines and other commercial tenants, and access fees charged to providers of complementary services in its airports, such as catering, handling and ground transport. In 2011, the Company opened nine commercial spaces, including six in Cancun, one in Cozumel, one in Minatitlan and one in Tapachula. Within the Company’s nine airports, it leased approximately 221 commercial premises, as of December 31, 2011, including restaurants, banks, retail outlets, currency exchange bureaus and car rental agencies. At each of its airports, ASUR earns revenues from charging access fees to various third-party providers of services, including luggage check-in, sorting and handling, aircraft servicing at ASUR's gates, aircraft cleaning, cargo handling, aircraft catering services and assistance with passenger boarding and deplaning. Seven different contractors provide handling services at its nine airports. Each of the Company’s airports has public car parking facilities consists of open-air parking lots. At each of its airports, security services are provided by independent security companies that the Company hires.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, SAB de CV
Piso 4, Bosque de Alisos 47A
Bosques de las Lomas
MEXICO, D.F. 05120