Seizures at Mexico City’s International Airport in 2011

In 2011, federal security officials in Mexico seized 198 pounds of cocaine at Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico City’s main international airport.

In the first six months of 2012, authorities seized 40 pounds of cocaine.

The airport serves 26.4 million people each year.

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Source:  Laurence Iliff, “Three Police Shot Dead at Mexico City Airport,” Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2012, page A11.