What recommendations should you follow as a traveler at the Tijuana Airport?


In addition to the periodic sanitizing and cleaning of all areas in Tijuana’s International Airport, both airport personnel, and passengers must follow these safety measures.

For Passengers:

All passengers arriving at Tijuana will go through a quick sanitary checkpoint. For passengers traveling to other parts of Mexico, the authorities require tourists to fill out the Traveler Risk Factor Assessment Questionnaire in case they haven’t filled it out before their arrival.

  • Disinfectant Floor mats: in all terminal entrances.
  • Specific containers: for face masks, gloves, and face shield’s proper disposal.
  • Sanitary checkpoints: with digital thermometers and thermographic cameras upon arrival and departure.
  • The use of face masks is mandatory in all areas of the airport.
  • Limited companion access only in properly justified cases, such as underage passengers traveling alone or people that require assistance.
  • Social distancing: (5 to 7 feet) in all documenting lanes, customs, inspection points, baggage claim, arrival and departure areas, etcetera.
  • Limits and alternative use in:
    • Inspection checkpoints.
    • Baggage claim areas.
    • Waiting rooms, seating areas with separation.
    • Documentation and migration counters.
    • Shuttle buses and commercial premises.
    • Common areas: restricted access in play and maternity areas.
    • Hand sanitizer: dispensaries are placed in strategic areas, such as public areas, offices, stores, etcetera.
    • Acrylic screen separation: documentation, information, migration, car rental, and other counters.

Airport employees and collaborators:

  • Temperature check upon arrival.
  • Mandatory face mask and face shield usage.
  • Gloves in all passenger contact areas.
  • Mandatory leave if COVID-19 symptoms are presented.

Binational pedestrian bridge CBX (Cross Border Xpress)

Please keep in mind that all non-essential trips are suspended, including those for leisure, recreational, or shopping activities.

Remember that to use the CBX and cross to the US or make a connection flight at the San Diego Airport, US citizens require a passport or 2 forms identification such as an original birth certificate, and a government issued photo identification. All non-US residents will require a passport, visa, and the I95 permit that can be processed at the border, as well as a $16 fee that can be paid at the CBX’s official website.

The bridge has resumed its 24hr Tijuana - San Diego - Tijuana operations. Just consider all non-essential travel restrictions.

Due to its hygiene and safety protocols, the CBX has been accredited with the Safe Travels certification stamp.

To make your crossing faster, safer, and touchless, please mind the following recommendations:

  • Scan your electronic CBX ticket and boarding pass preventing contact with the electronic door reader.
  • Face mask usage is mandatory at all times, please mind the social distancing protocols with other passengers, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before and after crossing the CBX bridge.

Tijuana Airport Connectivity:

We must take care of each other so locals and visitors alike can travel safely. Please mind using face masks at all times, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently, and above all practice social distancing. Let’s all be responsible! Tijuana is waiting for you.

Sources: Covid-19 containment measures. Mexican Government recommendations, national and international air transport, and health organizations (WHO, ICAO, ACI, IATA, among others). As well as measures promoted by the Federal Civil Aviation Agency and the General Directorate of Protection and Preventive Medicine in Transport.