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Cananea is located in northwestern state of Sonora, Mexico near the Arizona border. The city sits at an elevation of over 5,300 feet, so it enjoys a mild climate with warm summers and cool winters. Cananea's history is tied to copper mining, and the large Cananea copper mine is still operational today. Visitors interested in industrial history might enjoy learning about the mine's past and present. The surrounding area offers opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking and biking. The best time to visit Cananea weather-wise is likely spring or fall to avoid the hottest summer months.

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Airports near Cananea

You have choices when it comes to reaching Cananea. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Cananea.

General Ignacio Pesqueira Garcia International Airport

Located approximately 160 kilometres (99 miles) southeast of Cananea, this is the closest international airport. It offers a range of domestic and international flights.


Tucson International Airport

Situated around 200 kilometres (124 miles) north of Cananea, this regional airport is a popular choice for travellers. It offers a variety of domestic and limited international flights.


General José María Yáñez International Airport

Located approximately 250 kilometres (155 miles) southwest of Cananea, this regional airport is another option for travellers. It primarily serves domestic flights but may have limited international connections.


Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Although a bit further away, approximately 370 kilometres (230 miles) north of Cananea, this major international airport offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. travellers may need to connect to a more local airport from here.

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Things to do in Cananea

Cananea has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Mirador Mina Cananea (Cananea Mine Overlook)

This scenic overlook offers breathtaking views of the massive Cananea open-pit copper mine, one of the largest in the world. Visitors can see the various stages of the mining operation, from the gigantic pit itself to the processing facilities. There's a small overlook area with benches for visitors to relax and take in the view. The overlook is located just a few minutes from downtown Cananea and is free to visit.

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Parque Tamosura (Tamosura Park)

This large municipal park offers a variety of recreational activities for visitors. There are walking paths, playgrounds, sports fields, and a public pool. The park is also home to a small zoo with local animals. Tamosura Park is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike to relax and enjoy the outdoors. It's located about 2 kilometers from downtown Cananea and is free to enter.

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Museo "La Carcel de Cananea" (Cananea Jail Museum)

This museum is housed in a former jail that was built in 1908. The museum exhibits tell the story of the jail's history, as well as the history of Cananea itself. There are displays on mining, immigration, and the Mexican Revolution. The Cananea Jail Museum is a great place to learn about the city's past. It's located in the heart of downtown Cananea and has a small entrance fee.