MADRID BARAJAS AIRPORT
Passengers: 54 million
The Barajas airport is 12 kilometers from the center of Madrid and opened in 1928. It is home to the Spanish airline Iberia. The 4th terminal at the airport, built in 2005, is the largest in Europe. The name is derived from the Barajas district of Madrid.
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Passengers: 47 million
Barcelona International Airport is also called El Prat for short. There are several terminals where the mutual distance can be very large. Terminal 1 is about 10 kilometers from Terminal 2. The airport is in the area of the municipality of Le Prat de Llobtegat, 15 kilometers from Barcelona.
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Passengers: 28 million
In the summer, Mallorca’s airport is often the busiest in Europe. It is located 8 kilometers east of the capital Palma de Mallorca. The village of C’an Pastilla is the closest to this modern airport. The capacity is expected to be expanded soon.
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Passengers: 19 million
Malaga airport is the most important airport for tourists traveling to the Costa del Sol. It is 8 km from Malaga and Torremolinos is five km away. There are now 3 terminals, the last of which was opened in 2009.
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Passengers: 14 million
In the past, mainly domestic flights arrived here, but now 80% of air traffic is international here. The airport dates from 1967 and was the replacement of a smaller airport from 1932. Alicante Airport is approximately 9 kilometers from the city.
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