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 July 2019

 

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

(CENTRAL NORTH AIRPORT GROUP)

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(Translation of Registrant’s Name Into English)

 

México

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(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

 

Torre Latitud, L501, Piso 5

Av. Lázaro Cárdenas 2225

Col. Valle Oriente, San Pedro Garza García

Nuevo León, México

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(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  ☒    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.)

 

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

 

 

OMA reports an 11.9% increase in
June 2019 passenger traffic

 

 

The Monterrey (+9.1%), Ciudad Juárez (+20.7%), and Chihuahua (+15.5%)
airports contributed most to traffic growth

Monterrey, Mexico, July 4, 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 11.9% in June 2019, as compared to June 2018. Domestic traffic increased 11.3%, and international traffic increased 16.7%.

Total Passengers*
  Jun-2018 Jun-2019 Change % Jan -
Jun 2018
Jan -
Jun 2019
Change %
Domestic 1,619,220 1,802,071 11.3 8,965,044 9,676,827 7.9
International 192,590 224,657 16.7 1,320,716 1,394,757 5.6
OMA Total 1,811,810 2,026,728 11.9 10,285,760 11,071,584 7.6
* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.

 

During June 2019, domestic traffic increased in eleven of our airports, with the largest increases in:

Monterrey (+7.9%) as a result of increased traffic on the Cancún, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Tijuana routes.
Ciudad Juárez (+20.6%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
Acapulco (+39.7%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, and Guadalajara routes.
Chihuahua (+15.4%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
Culiacán (+8.9%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City and Tijuana routes.

In June 2019, Volaris started flying the Chihuahua – Querétaro, Durango – Guadalajara, and Durango – Mexico City routes; and VivaAerobus started flying the Mazatlán – Tijuana route.

International traffic grew in twelve airports in June, with the largest increase in Monterrey (+18.5%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Houston route.

In June 2019, VivaAerobus started flying the Monterrey – Las Vegas route; and Volaris and American Airlines started flying, each, the Durango – Dallas route.

Of total passenger traffic, 99.4% was commercial, and 0.6% 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*

  Jun-2018 Jun-2019 Change % Jan – Jun
2018
Jan – Jun
2019
Change %
Acapulco 50,630 69,762 37.8 381,070 436,256 14.5
Ciudad Juárez 126,859 153,089 20.7 646,173 764,010 18.2
Culiacán 185,540 202,739 9.3 1,122,185 1,211,097 7.9
Chihuahua 128,521 148,450 15.5 732,780 787,383 7.5
Durango 36,310 45,692 25.8 200,949 217,999 8.5
Mazatlán 76,041 89,486 17.7 545,464 585,917 7.4
Monterrey 925,236 1,009,842 9.1 4,976,219 5,271,934 5.9
Reynosa 43,614 45,356 4.0 209,978 229,421 9.3
San Luis Potosí 53,762 53,873 0.2 302,787 297,639 (1.7)
Tampico 64,178 62,887 (2.0) 357,645 360,613 0.8
Torreón 58,402 61,777 5.8 320,105 340,462 6.4
Zacatecas 31,814 42,529 33.7 164,820 219,017 32.9
Zihuatanejo 30,903 41,246 33.5 325,585 349,836 7.4
OMA Total 1,811,810 2,026,728 11.9 10,285,760 11,071,584 7.6
               

 

 

Domestic Passengers*

  Jun-2018 Jun-2019 Change % Jan – Jun
2018
Jan – Jun
2019
Change %
Acapulco 47,843 66,858 39.7 340,088 394,980 16.1
Ciudad Juárez 126,351 152,341 20.6 643,936 761,082 18.2
Culiacán 183,020 199,387 8.9 1,108,410 1,193,143 7.6
Chihuahua 117,577 135,716 15.4 674,447 725,450 7.6
Durango 31,377 36,284 15.6 175,893 184,782 5.1
Mazatlán 61,380 75,197 22.5 356,352 388,806 9.1
Monterrey 813,730 877,678 7.9 4,345,743 4,602,960 5.9
Reynosa 43,230 44,935 3.9 208,283 227,723 9.3
San Luis Potosí 38,079 37,118 (2.5) 220,425 211,123 (4.2)
Tampico 59,624 58,182 (2.4) 332,934 334,234 0.4
Torreón 53,602 55,397 3.3 292,390 307,169 5.1
Zacatecas 18,922 29,332 55.0 100,776 150,710 49.5
Zihuatanejo 24,485 33,646 37.4 165,367 194,665 17.7
OMA Total 1,619,220 1,802,071 11.3 8,965,044 9,676,827 7.9
                   

 

 

International Passengers*

  Jun-2018 Jun-2019 Change % Jan – Jun
2018
Jan – Jun
2019
Change %
Acapulco 2,787 2,904 4.2 40,982 41,276 0.7
Ciudad Juárez 508 748 47.2 2,237 2,928 30.9
Culiacán 2,520 3,352 33.0 13,775 17,954 30.3
Chihuahua 10,944 12,734 16.4 58,333 61,933 6.2
Durango 4,933 9,408 90.7 25,056 33,217 32.6
Mazatlán 14,661 14,289 (2.5) 189,112 197,111 4.2
Monterrey 111,506 132,164 18.5 630,476 668,974 6.1
Reynosa 384 421 9.6 1,695 1,698 0.2
San Luis Potosí 15,683 16,755 6.8 82,362 86,516 5.0
Tampico 4,554 4,705 3.3 24,711 26,379 6.8
Torreón 4,800 6,380 32.9 27,715 33,293 20.1
Zacatecas 12,892 13,197 2.4 64,044 68,307 6.7
Zihuatanejo 6,418 7,600 18.4 160,218 155,171 (3.2)
OMA Total 192,590 224,657 16.7 1,320,716 1,394,757 5.6
                   

* 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 July 5, 2019