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 February 2020

 

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   ☒      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 10.0% increase in
January 2020 passenger traffic

 

The Monterrey (+6.3%), Ciudad Juárez (+22.5%), and Chihuahua (+17.2%) airports contributed most to traffic growth

 

Monterrey, Mexico, February 6, 2020—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 10.0% in January 2020, as compared to January 2019. Domestic traffic increased 9.4%, and international traffic increased 13.4%.

 

Total Passengers*
  Jan - 2019 Jan - 2020 Change %
Domestic 1,430,045 1,564,792 9.4
International 253,563 287,500 13.4
OMA Total 1,683,608 1,852,292 10.0
       
* Terminal passengers: includes passengers on the three types of aviation (commercial, charter, and general aviation), and excludes passengers in transit.

 

During January 2020, domestic traffic increased in eleven of our airports, with the largest increases in:

 

Monterrey (+4.4%) as a result of increased traffic on the Mexico City route.

Mazatlán (+31.1%) benefitted from increased traffic on the Tijuana route.

Chihuahua(+17.0%), due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route.

Ciudad Juárez (+16.0%) due to increased traffic on the Mexico City route, and

Culiacán (+7.1%) benefitted from increased traffic on the Mexico City route.

  

International traffic grew in ten of our airports in January, with the largest increase in Monterrey (+18.1%), as a result of increases in the number of passengers on the Houston and Las Vegas routes.

 

In January 2020, Interjet started flying the Monterrey – Los Angeles route. 

 

Of total passenger traffic, 99.2% was commercial, and 0.8% 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*
  Jan - 2019 Jan - 2020 Change %
Acapulco 72,565 82,954 14.3
Ciudad Juárez 108,646 126,161 16.1
Culiacán 189,030 202,180 7.0
Chihuahua 113,012 132,416 17.2
Durango 32,905 45,616 38.6
Mazatlán 100,497 123,095 22.5
Monterrey 774,678 823,108 6.3
Reynosa 35,868 34,731 (3.2)
San Luis Potosí 44,704 53,715 20.2
Tampico 54,486 54,501 0.0
Torreón 51,592 53,171 3.1
Zacatecas 33,637 41,591 23.6
Zihuatanejo 71,988 79,053 9.8
OMA Total 1,683,608 1,852,292 10.0

 

Domestic Passengers*
  Jan - 2019 Jan - 2020 Change %
Acapulco 62,094 72,295 16.4
Ciudad Juárez 108,331 125,705 16.0
Culiacán 185,766 198,908 7.1
Chihuahua 103,535 121,127 17.0
Durango 27,826 36,354 30.6
Mazatlán 57,025 74,742 31.1
Monterrey 671,180 700,911 4.4
Reynosa 35,615 34,513 (3.1)
San Luis Potosí 30,307 38,152 25.9
Tampico 49,760 49,719 (0.1)
Torreón 46,125 47,717 3.5
Zacatecas 21,680 26,493 22.2
Zihuatanejo 30,801 38,156 23.9
OMA Total 1,430,045 1,564,792 9.4

 

International Passengers*
  Jan - 2019 Jan - 2020 Change %
Acapulco 10,471 10,659 1.8
Ciudad Juárez 315 456 44.8
Culiacán 3,264 3,272 0.2
Chihuahua 9,477 11,289 19.1
Durango 5,079 9,262 82.4
Mazatlán 43,472 48,353 11.2
Monterrey 103,498 122,197 18.1
Reynosa 253 218 (13.8)
San Luis Potosí 14,397 15,563 8.1
Tampico 4,726 4,782 1.2
Torreón 5,467 5,454 (0.2)
Zacatecas 11,957 15,098 26.3
Zihuatanejo 41,187 40,897 (0.7)
OMA Total 253,563 287,500 13.4
       
* 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 February 7, 2020