Getting Around By Air — Oaxaca
Travel by bus between the Pacific coast and the city of Oaxaca takes between 6-7 hours. Anyone pressed for time can make the same trip by prop planes with the carriers Aerotucán or Aerovega between the Oaxaca City airport and the Bahías de Huatulco and Puerto Escondido airports. Flights between the city of Oaxaca and the Pacific coast, replete with stunning views of the rugged Sierra Madre del Sur, take about 30 minutes.
This article is only intended to give a brief overview of the options for air travel within the state of Oaxaca. For background information on air travel in México, read the article "Domestic Air Travel — México." More detailed information — such as airline, ground transportation, and route information — can be found in the airport specific articles "Airport — Oaxaca City, Oaxaca," "Airport — Huatulco, Oaxaca," and "Airport — Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca."