UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of June 2019

 

GRUPO AEROPORTUARIO DEL CENTRO NORTE, S.A.B. DE C.V.

(CENTRAL NORTH AIRPORT GROUP)

 

 

(Translation of Registrant’s Name Into English)

 

México

 

 

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

 

Torre Latitud, L501, Piso 5

Av. Lázaro Cárdenas 2225

Col. Valle Oriente, San Pedro Garza García

Nuevo León, México

 

 

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)

 

    Form 20-F  X    Form 40-F

 

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)

 

     Yes      No  X  

 

(If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-             .)  

 

 

 
 

 

 

OMA reports a 12.1% increase in

May 2019 passenger traffic

 

 

The Monterrey (+9.9%), Ciudad Juárez (+22.6%), and Culiacán (+12.6%) airports contributed most to traffic growth

 

Monterrey, Mexico, June 5, 2019—Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ: OMAB; BMV: OMA), reports that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports increased 12.1% in May 2019, as compared to May 2018. Domestic traffic increased 12.4%, and international traffic increased 9.6%.

Total Passengers*
  May-2018 May-2019 Change % Jan - May
2018
Jan - May
2019
Change %
Domestic 1,605,624 1,804,111 12.4 7,345,824 7,874,756 7.2
International 183,009 200,498 9.6 1,128,126 1,170,100 3.7
OMA Total 1,788,633 2,004,609 12.1 8,473,950 9,044,856 6.7
* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.

 

During May 2019, domestic traffic increased in all of our airports, with the largest increases in:

 

Monterrey (+9.5%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City, Cancún, and Guadalajara routes.

 

Ciudad Juárez (+22.5%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.

 

Culiacán (+12.4%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Tijuana, Mexico City, and Guadalajara routes.

 

Chihuahua (+12.7%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.

 

Mazatlán (+18.5%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City and Tijuana routes.

 

International traffic grew in eleven airports in April, with the largest increase in Monterrey (+12.3%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Houston route.

 

In May 2019, there was no opening of new national and international routes.

 

Of total passenger traffic, 99.3% was commercial, and 0.7% was general aviation.

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

Ruffo Pérez Pliego

+52 (81) 8625 4300

rperezpliego@oma.aero

 

Investor Relations:

Emmanuel Camacho

+52 (81) 8625 4308

ecamacho@oma.aero

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

Total Passengers*

  May-2018 May-2019 Change % Jan - May
2018
Jan - May
2019
Change %
Acapulco 57,607 67,503 17.2 330,440 366,494 10.9
Ciudad Juárez 117,173 143,688 22.6 519,314 610,921 17.6
Culiacán 195,818 220,398 12.6 936,645 1,008,358 7.7
Chihuahua 133,613 150,773 12.8 604,259 638,933 5.7
Durango 33,659 38,807 15.3 164,639 172,307 4.7
Mazatlán 78,316 88,556 13.1 469,423 496,431 5.8
Monterrey 897,222 985,690 9.9 4,050,983 4,262,092 5.2
Reynosa 37,309 41,510 11.3 166,364 184,065 10.6
San Luis Potosí 54,444 55,104 1.2 249,025 243,766 (2.1)
Tampico 62,527 65,676 5.0 293,467 297,726 1.5
Torreón 56,980 61,495 7.9 261,703 278,685 6.5
Zacatecas 29,706 41,800 40.7 133,006 176,488 32.7
Zihuatanejo 34,259 43,609 27.3 294,682 308,590 4.7
OMA Total 1,788,633 2,004,609 12.1 8,473,950 9,044,856 6.7

 

 

Domestic Passengers*

  May-2018 May-2019 Change % Jan - May
2018
Jan - May
2019
Change %
Acapulco 55,192 64,943 17.7 292,245 328,122 12.3
Ciudad Juárez 116,753 143,015 22.5 517,585 608,741 17.6
Culiacán 193,321 217,242 12.4 925,390 993,756 7.4
Chihuahua 123,657 139,366 12.7 556,870 589,734 5.9
Durango 29,241 33,934 16.0 144,516 148,498 2.8
Mazatlán 62,854 74,472 18.5 294,972 313,609 6.3
Monterrey 790,795 866,221 9.5 3,532,013 3,725,282 5.5
Reynosa 36,970 41,161 11.3 165,053 182,788 10.7
San Luis Potosí 40,103 40,299 0.5 182,346 174,005 (4.6)
Tampico 58,165 61,056 5.0 273,310 276,052 1.0
Torreón 52,157 55,715 6.8 238,788 251,772 5.4
Zacatecas 18,632 29,154 56.5 81,854 121,378 48.3
Zihuatanejo 27,784 37,533 35.1 140,882 161,019 14.3
OMA Total 1,605,624 1,804,111 12.4 7,345,824 7,874,756 7.2

 

 

International Passengers*

  May-2018 May-2019 Change % Jan - May
2018
Jan - May
2019
Change %
Acapulco 2,415 2,560 6.0 38,195 38,372 0.5
Ciudad Juárez 420 673 60.2 1,729 2,180 26.1
Culiacán 2,497 3,156 26.4 11,255 14,602 29.7
Chihuahua 9,956 11,407 14.6 47,389 49,199 3.8
Durango 4,418 4,873 10.3 20,123 23,809 18.3
Mazatlán 15,462 14,084 (8.9) 174,451 182,822 4.8
Monterrey 106,427 119,469 12.3 518,970 536,810 3.4
Reynosa 339 349 2.9 1,311 1,277 (2.6)
San Luis Potosí 14,341 14,805 3.2 66,679 69,761 4.6
Tampico 4,362 4,620 5.9 20,157 21,674 7.5
Torreón 4,823 5,780 19.8 22,915 26,913 17.4
Zacatecas 11,074 12,646 14.2 51,152 55,110 7.7
Zihuatanejo 6,475 6,076 (6.2) 153,800 147,571 (4.1)
OMA Total 183,009 200,498 9.6 1,128,126 1,170,100 3.7

* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.

 

 

 

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This report may contain forward-looking information and statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements are only predictions based on our current information and expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “target,” “estimate,” or similar expressions. While OMA's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of OMA, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our most recent annual report filed on Form 20-F under the caption “Risk Factors.” OMA undertakes no obligation to update publicly its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

 

 

About OMA

Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA’s airports serve Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates the NH Collection Hotel inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport and the Hilton Garden Inn at the Monterrey airport. OMA employs over 1,000 persons in order to offer passengers and clients airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security, and ISO 9001:2008 environmental standards. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, visit:

 

•       Webpage http://ir.oma.aero

•       Twitter http://twitter.com/OMAeropuertos

•       Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OMAeropuertos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

  Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V.

 

   
By:   /s/  Ruffo Pérez Pliego  
  Ruffo Pérez Pliego
   Chief Financial Officer

 

Dated June 6, 2019