Address: Autovia Tarragona-Reus s / n, 43204 Reus, Tarragona, Spain
IATA airport code: REU
ICAO airport code: LERS
Alias: Barcelona Reus Airport
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About Barcelona Reus Airport Arrivals
Reus Airport is surrounded by the cities of Reus and Tarragona. It is located southwest of Barcelona. The airport is mainly used in the summer months. Therefor many airlines of seasonal Reus flight arrivals. It is a short distance from different tourist towns at the coast. The world-famous architect Antoni Gaudí, known among other things from the Sagrada Familia, was born in 1852 in Reus.
Actually, almost everything air travel is charter flights. These mainly only go in the summer season (March-September) and in winter the airport is almost closed. Local flights go to Ibiza and Gran Canaria with Binter Canarias and Iberia. However, most flights are international within Europe. There are especially many routes to the UK. Some international flight routes:
- Charleroi Brussels
- Gatwick and Stansted London
- Newcastle Upon Tyne
History of Reus Airport
The history of Reus airport goes back to 1935. Two runways were created a year later for Reus airport arrivals. These were only 850 and 1100 meters long. It only really opened for civil flights after the war. A new runway of even 2200 meters was also made. In the 1960’s the package holiday became popular and Reus airport was also used for that. Due to the increase in Reus arrivals, a new terminal building had to be built in 1974. It was soon expanded and renewed several times. It wasn’t until 2004 that it passed the million passengers per year. This growth resulted in a new Reus arrivals hall as well as a new check-in terminal. Now everything was brought together to run everything even better. Not long ago, in 2021, expansion works were once again completed at the terminal.
Reus airport terminal
There is 1 runway that is used for all REU arrivals. This one is 8,068 feet. Upon arrival at the gate, you can go to the arrivals hall to pick up your luggage. When being in the baggage reclaim area and having your luggage you will walk out through the customs en exit the terminal..
Ground transportation Reus airport
Reus Airport is located near the city of Tarragona, about 80-10 km southwest of Barcelona. The airport can be reached from the south via the A-7 road. If you come from Barcelona, you can take the C-32 and the AP-7 to the airport via the coast. On the AP-7, take the last stretch of C-14 and take exit 6 to Reus Airport.
If you go by taxi, the main destinations are Reus, Salou and Tarragona. You can go to Reus for 20-25 euros and Salou for 35 euros. If you want to go all the way to Barcelona by taxi, you pay 150-200 euros for the journey.
The bus is a cheap way to travel. The bus departing from Reus Airport will only stay in the region. The bus does have Reus arrivals at the train station. From there you can also travel to several major cities including Barcelona, Zaragoza and Valencia.