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 October 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 a 6.2% increase in
September 2019 passenger traffic

 

 

The Monterrey (+2.9%), Ciudad Juarez (+14.3%), and Culiacan (+8.7%) airports contributed most to traffic growth

 

Monterrey, Mexico, October 7, 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 6.2% in September 2019, as compared to September 2018. Domestic traffic increased 5.9%, and international traffic increased 8.8%.

 

Total Passengers*

  Sep-2018 Sep-2019 Change % Jan - Sep
2018
Jan - Sep
2019
Change %
Domestic 1,514,441 1,604,149 5.9 14,124,126 15,165,291 7.4
International 167,036 181,800 8.8 1,911,139 2,051,267 7.3
OMA Total 1,681,477 1,785,949 6.2 16,035,265 17,216,558 7.4
* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.
   

 

During September 2019, domestic traffic increased in twelve of our airports, with the largest increases in:

 

Monterrey (+2.4%) as a result of increased traffic on the Tijuana, Mazatlán and Toluca routes.
Ciudad Juarez (+14.1%) benefitted from increased traffic on the Mexico City and Bajío routes.
Culiacan (+8.5%), due to increased traffic on the Mexico City and Tijuana routes, and
Mazatlán (+18.9%) due to increased traffic on the Tijuana and Monterrey routes.

 

International traffic grew in nine of our airports in September, with the largest increases in Monterrey (+7.1%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Las Vegas and Houston routes; and Durango (+70.2%), due to increased traffic on the 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*

  Sep-2018 Sep-2019 Change % Jan - Sep
2018
Jan - Sep
2019
Change %
Acapulco 54,038 56,396 4.4 563,053 654,608 16.3
Ciudad Juárez 109,594 125,265 14.3 1,012,135 1,194,666 18.0
Culiacán 170,065 184,845 8.7 1,680,334 1,830,648 8.9
Chihuahua 131,588 140,166 6.5 1,163,604 1,262,398 8.5
Durango 32,301 44,345 37.3 312,040 376,825 20.8
Mazatlán 66,191 77,080 16.5 770,929 841,705 9.2
Monterrey 864,256 889,566 2.9 7,969,246 8,317,837 4.4
Reynosa 35,879 36,007 0.4 346,951 361,703 4.3
San Luis Potosí 50,128 49,418 (1.4) 468,780 471,043 0.5
Tampico 57,608 57,475 (0.2) 551,822 554,146 0.4
Torreón 55,265 57,829 4.6 504,254 526,566 4.4
Zacatecas 29,222 39,190 34.1 261,960 351,059 34.0
Zihuatanejo 25,342 28,367 11.9 430,157 473,354 10.0
OMA Total 1,681,477 1,785,949 6.2 16,035,265 17,216,558 7.4

 

Domestic Passengers*

  Sep-2018 Sep-2019 Change % Jan - Sep
2018
Jan - Sep
2019
Change %
Acapulco 52,220 54,749 4.8 514,007 604,718 17.6
Ciudad Juárez 109,293 124,689 14.1 1,008,835 1,190,043 18.0
Culiacán 167,807 182,030 8.5 1,658,251 1,802,833 8.7
Chihuahua 121,113 128,689 6.3 1,072,508 1,161,866 8.3
Durango 27,535 36,234 31.6 269,791 309,417 14.7
Mazatlán 58,317 69,356 18.9 549,227 612,566 11.5
Monterrey 760,737 778,704 2.4 6,984,776 7,267,397 4.0
Reynosa 35,508 35,721 0.6 344,240 358,916 4.3
San Luis Potosí 37,077 35,784 (3.5) 337,464 329,282 (2.4)
Tampico 53,423 53,429 0.0 512,339 512,870 0.1
Torreón 50,613 52,356 3.4 459,904 472,887 2.8
Zacatecas 18,575 27,558 48.4 158,424 241,662 52.5
Zihuatanejo 22,223 24,850 11.8 254,360 300,834 18.3
OMA Total 1,514,441 1,604,149 5.9 14,124,126 15,165,291 7.4

 

International Passengers*

  Sep-2018 Sep-2019 Change % Jan - Sep
2018
Jan - Sep
2019
Change %
Acapulco 1,818 1,647 (9.4) 49,046 49,890 1.7
Ciudad Juárez 301 576 91.4 3,300 4,623 40.1
Culiacán 2,258 2,815 24.7 22,083 27,815 26.0
Chihuahua 10,475 11,477 9.6 91,096 100,532 10.4
Durango 4,766 8,111 70.2 42,249 67,408 59.5
Mazatlán 7,874 7,724 (1.9) 221,702 229,139 3.4
Monterrey 103,519 110,862 7.1 984,470 1,050,440 6.7
Reynosa 371 286 (22.9) 2,711 2,787 2.8
San Luis Potosí 13,051 13,634 4.5 131,316 141,761 8.0
Tampico 4,185 4,046 (3.3) 39,483 41,276 4.5
Torreón 4,652 5,473 17.6 44,350 53,679 21.0
Zacatecas 10,647 11,632 9.3 103,536 109,397 5.7
Zihuatanejo 3,119 3,517 12.8 175,797 172,520 (1.9)
OMA Total 167,036 181,800 8.8 1,911,139 2,051,267 7.3

* 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 October 7, 2019