Infrastructure of Sinaloa
     

Sinaloa

 

 

Their highway system provides easy accessibility to the U.S. by road through a modern four-lane highway linking Sinaloa to the U.S. border at Nogales.

Three international airports with daily direct flights to Los Angeles, Mexico City as well as other important cities of the United States communicate Sinaloa by air.

FROM SINALOA TO

MILES

TIME (Hrs)

LAND

AIR

Los Angeles, CA

990

20

2

Mexico City

745

20

1

Phoenix, AZ

715

16

2

El Paso, TX (one stop)

850

22

5

 

 

 

 

 

By rail, Sinaloa has access to the U.S. through Nogales, Arizona and Mexicali; and to the eastern region of the United States via the Chihuahua-Pacific railroad.

The railroad network connects SINALOA with:

.- US border (Nogales, AZ)

.- Mexicali

.- San Diego, California

.- Dallas, Texas

.- The rest of Mexico

 

TOPOLOBAMPO

Docking Facilities

4650 ft.

Depth

40 ft.

Tonnage

50,000 tons

Two ports, Topolobampo on the north and Mazatlan on the south provide the State with additional means to move goods throughout the Pacific Basin.

 

 

MAZATLAN

Docking Facilities

13,150 ft.

Depth

33 ft.

Tonnage

50,000 tons

Travel time from Mazatlan to the California ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles is approximately 3 days . Mazatlan is also a port of call for cruisers.

 

 

 

 

CITY

POPULATION

RAINFALL

Inches/year

TEMPERATURE

F (min-max)

ELEVATION

Ft/m

Los Mochis

358,663

10-23

45-90

33-10

Guasave

277,201

10-28

48-92

164-50

Culiacan

744,859

17-27

54-95

197-60

Mazatlan

380,265

27-47

50-93

33-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Water storage capacity

22 billion m3

Electricity

 8 power plants

Coastine

400 miles

Universities and Technological Schools

25

Technical training facilities

106

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical Rste (USD/kWh)

Energy

0.080

Average annual rate 2000 (USD/kWh)

Sinomex 0.070
Coca Cola

0.074

Wal Mart 0.068
QVS Clothing 0.072

Water Costs ((USD/m3)

Tap 0.30-0.70
Raw 0.15-0.25

 

REFERENCE LABOR COSTS

$USD /Month*

Operator

210-350

Plant Manager

2600-5900

Production Manager

1580-3150

Production Engineer

845-1580

Production Technician

470-1050

Assistant

630-1050

*Including all benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation Costs (USD)

Land

From Sinaloa to: (48ft container)

Los Angeles, CA

1,400

Nogales, AZ

900

San Diego, CA

1,200

Guadalajara, JAL

600

Mexico City

1,040

Monterrey, NL

1,200

Rail

road

 

Nogales, AZ

 

850

Air

Los Angeles, CA

0.092/kg

Sea

From Mazatlan to: (40 ft Container)

Long Beach, CA

1,800

 

Europe

1,800

       


For more information about Sinaloa, please contact: 
Sinaloa Development Council; Business Promotion Division

Mr. Ernesto Navarro: Textile Sector
Palacio de Gobierno, 2do.piso. Secretaria de Desarrollo Economico
Centro Sinaloa.
  CP 80129. Culiacan, Sinaloa. Mexico
Ph. (52) (6) 758-52-36 / (52) (6)
  758-52-32    Fx. (52) (6) 758-52-39
E-mail: [email protected] 
[email protected]


Info. posted 8/3/2001

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