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NOTICE:  Effective January 1, 2024, there have been several changes to entry / departure procedures in Mexico.  These changes have not been reflected in any information on this website other than in ALERTS.  Editing will be done as soon as the dust settles
Changes include: 

  • A 180 day AIU authorization that has to be sent and received from Mexico City 
  • A 30 minute resend at time of door close to Mexico City Immigration.
 

Please be advised, we will continue to provide these Alerts to our members as things continue to change.

Baja Bush Pilots Members can review all BBP Alerts regarding these issues by going into ALERTS on this website.

 

Whales 2024 is closed, standby listing is available.

March 3 through 7 for the first trip and March 10 through 14 for the second.  We also are providing an optional trip to Punta Pescadero which starts March 7 through 10.

As it was last year, both Whales trips as well as Punta Pescadero are full.

If you wish to be put on the Standby list for our Whales trip, call the office and we will put you on the list.

Brian and Lori Rennie, longtime supporters and members of the BBP, have put together an amazing video of the past several Whales trips not only showing past Whales Experences but what the BBP "Whales" events are all about.

To see the Whales Video,  Click Here
 


New BBP Mexican and US Ports of Entry "Cheat Sheet"
Just completed, This 8 by 5 inch laminated card gives you critical information on US and Mexican AOE Ports.
 
Need the phone number of CBP Customs in Santa Teresa, Nogales, San Diego or more?  Want to know if a port is International or are Landing Rights Required? That information is there for all 49 Southern US Ports of Entry.  

Need a quick reference on the names and tower frequency of all the International Ports of Mexico listed by state?  That information is there.

Go to the Store to see more.
 


The BBP "Adventure Kit" out sells everything else in our store.  
Why? Because when you purchase this kit, your get our 2020 Edition of Airports of Mexico, a Border Crossing Card, a Border Crossing Cheat Sheet, a BBP Cap, a Caribbean (Mexico / Central America) L1-L2 Enroute Low Altitude chart and.... a one year membership in the BBP.
 
Still running with an older BBP Airport guide book? (or without one) This just might be the time to freshen up all your BBP stuff at one small reasonable price.   

While you are in our Store checking out our sweat shirts, be sure to look at our cool BBP T-Shirts, BBP Caps, our original Khaki Denim BBP button-down shirt and, and, and....  You just have to take a look.

And if you only want the guide book, it is there also.  Also known as the "Red Book, it is all new for 2020. 

Information has been checked and re-checked and we have added more Mexican airports including the soon to open airport at Creel. 

Also, for the curious, we have added all the ICAO airports in Cuba.  Not that US pilots will be landing there, it is for our foreign members as well as those that overfly Cuba and are looking for an emergency landing place (no problem) 

Go to the Store to see more.
 

Baja Bush Pilots eAPIS 

As a BBP Member, You can file your eAPIS for international travel.  When filing to / from Mexico from the US, our eAPIS does both countries at once.


Click here to see a sample US/MX manifest
 


Airport web cameras for checking weather in Mexico and Guatemala


 

   USCBP (Customs)  

    Click USCBP Map for US Airport of entries. 
                To see more, drill down within state to see full data.  
Use caution regarding using listed AOE airports.  Best to call port and confirm.
 

Mexican Liability insurance
The BBP now provides Mexican Liability insurance for aircraft that are not older than 50 years.  This is a change as in the past, our underwriter allowed aircraft between 50 and 60 years old to be insured through a special application process.  In addition, in a major change, our underwriters will not write insurance on some aircraft including helicopters.  See exclusions on our application form,
There are some US underwriters in the US that do cover Mexico's liability requirements.  If your aircraft is more than 50 years old, this could be a solution.

 

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