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 August 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.)

 

     Yes ☐     No  ☒  

 

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

 

 

 

OMA reports a 6.9% increase in

July 2019 passenger traffic

 

 

 

The Ciudad Juárez (+20.5%), Chihuahua (+14.7%), and Durango (+54.0%) airports contributed most to traffic growth

 

Monterrey, Mexico, August 6, 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 6.9% in July 2019, as compared to July 2018. Domestic traffic increased 6.2%, and international traffic increased 12.9%.

Total Passengers*
  Jul-2018 Jul-2019 Change % Ene - Jul
2018
Ene - Jul
2019
Change %
Domestic 1,876,732 1,993,483 6.2 10,841,776 11,670,310 7.6
International 225,703 254,710 12.9 1,546,419 1,649,467 6.7
OMA Total 2,102,435 2,248,193 6.9 12,388,195 13,319,777 7.5
* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.

 

During July 2019, domestic traffic increased in ten of our airports, with the largest increases in:

Ciudad Juárez (+20.5%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
Chihuahua (+14.0%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.
Acapulco (+30.3%), benefitted from increases in the number of passengers on the Mexico City, and
Culiacán (+9.3%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City and Tijuana routes.

 

International traffic grew in twelve airports in July, with the largest increases in Monterrey (+9.0%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Houston route; and Durango (+130.3%), due to increased traffic on the Dallas route.

 

In July 2019, Magnicharters started flying the seasonal route Monterrey – Santa Clara, Cuba.

 

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*
  Jul-2018 Jul-2019 Change % Ene - Jul
2018
Ene - Jul
2019
Change %
Acapulco 65,182 84,490 29.6 446,252 520,746 16.7
Ciudad Juárez 133,212 160,517 20.5 779,385 924,527 18.6
Culiacán 201,853 220,674 9.3 1,324,038 1,431,771 8.1
Chihuahua 153,225 175,814 14.7 886,005 963,197 8.7
Durango 40,627 62,573 54.0 241,576 280,572 16.1
Mazatlán 84,252 90,249 7.1 629,716 676,166 7.4
Monterrey 1,099,887 1,105,638 0.5 6,076,106 6,377,572 5.0
Reynosa 51,970 49,703 (4.4) 261,948 279,124 6.6
San Luis Potosí 59,752 63,946 7.0 362,539 361,585 (0.3)
Tampico 69,579 70,134 0.8 427,224 430,747 0.8
Torreón 66,678 65,696 (1.5) 386,783 406,158 5.0
Zacatecas 34,805 48,669 39.8 199,625 267,686 34.1
Zihuatanejo 41,413 50,090 21.0 366,998 399,926 9.0
OMA Total 2,102,435 2,248,193 6.9 12,388,195 13,319,777 7.5

 

Domestic Passengers*
  Jul-2018 Jul-2019 Change % Ene - Jul
2018
Ene - Jul
2019
Change %
Acapulco 61,893 80,617 30.3 401,981 475,597 18.3
Ciudad Juárez 132,738 159,899 20.5 776,674 920,981 18.6
Culiacán 198,076 216,544 9.3 1,306,486 1,409,687 7.9
Chihuahua 141,851 161,643 14.0 816,298 887,093 8.7
Durango 34,267 47,925 39.9 210,160 232,707 10.7
Mazatlán 69,745 77,093 10.5 426,097 465,899 9.3
Monterrey 967,662 961,463 (0.6) 5,313,405 5,564,423 4.7
Reynosa 51,646 49,243 (4.7) 259,929 276,966 6.6
San Luis Potosí 40,852 41,330 1.2 261,277 252,453 (3.4)
Tampico 63,928 64,359 0.7 396,862 398,593 0.4
Torreón 60,118 57,583 (4.2) 352,508 364,752 3.5
Zacatecas 19,568 33,063 69.0 120,344 183,773 52.7
Zihuatanejo 34,388 42,721 24.2 199,755 237,386 18.8
OMA Total 1,876,732 1,993,483 6.2 10,841,776 11,670,310 7.6

 

International Passengers*
  Jul-2018 Jul-2019 Change % Ene - Jul
2018
Ene - Jul
2019
Change %
Acapulco 3,289 3,873 17.8 44,271 45,149 2.0
Ciudad Juárez 474 618 30.4 2,711 3,546 30.8
Culiacán 3,777 4,130 9.3 17,552 22,084 25.8
Chihuahua 11,374 14,171 24.6 69,707 76,104 9.2
Durango 6,360 14,648 130.3 31,416 47,865 52.4
Mazatlán 14,507 13,156 (9.3) 203,619 210,267 3.3
Monterrey 132,225 144,175 9.0 762,701 813,149 6.6
Reynosa 324 460 42.0 2,019 2,158 6.9
San Luis Potosí 18,900 22,616 19.7 101,262 109,132 7.8
Tampico 5,651 5,775 2.2 30,362 32,154 5.9
Torreón 6,560 8,113 23.7 34,275 41,406 20.8
Zacatecas 15,237 15,606 2.4 79,281 83,913 5.8
Zihuatanejo 7,025 7,369 4.9 167,243 162,540 (2.8)
OMA Total 225,703 254,710 12.9 1,546,419 1,649,467 6.7
* 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 August 6, 2019