Tenerife South Airport
Address: 38610, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Phone: +34 913 21 10 00
Airport Code: TFS
Elevation: 64 m
Province: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
TFS departures today
About Tenerife South airport departures
Tenerife South Airport is of course located in the south on the island of Tenerife. This is a Spanish island which belongs to the Canary Islands and is located off the coast of Morocco. It is the busiest airport in the archipelago with many flights from northwestern Europe. It is a popular holiday destination for both summer and winter. More than 11 million passengers use this airport every year, arriving all over Europe. There are therefore many different airlines at Tenerife South airport that mainly operate seasonal flights.
Most busy domestic flights
Most busy international flights
In the past there was only 1 airport on the island of Tenerife. That was Los Rodeos Airport which is now Tenerife Norte. Because the airport could not meet different specifications, the demand for a new airport at a different location. In 1978 Tenerife Sur Airport opened for domestic flights. Only later in the year did international Tenerife airport departures start.
Ground transportation Tenerife South airport
Get from Tenerife South Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas and Costa Adeje:
- Bus: buses run by public transport company TITSA on Tenerife. Bus line 111 has Tenerife south departures with connections to the cities of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje. The bus has every 30 minutes Tenerife departures outside the terminal. From Tenerife South Airport you can take bus line 111 in two directions, one in the direction of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and one in the direction of Costa Adeje. Santa Cruz de Tenerife can be reached in 55 minutes while a bus ride to the resorts of Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje takes no longer than 25 minutes. Playa de las Américas can also be reached by bus line 111.
Another option to travel on the island is by taxi. These prices are metered. Make sure the taxi has an indication with SP which official taxis are. There should also be a green light in the window or roof. They are ready for departure outside the terminal on Floor 0. If you want to travel to the city of Santa Cruz then you have to take into account 100 euros. The nightly rate is 10 percent more expensive. Other popular destinations include Costa Adeje, Playa de Las Americas, Puerto de la Cruz and Los Gigantes.
Tenerife South Terminal
The current airport started in 1978 in a new location with Tenerife airport departures. The first flight was to Lanzarote. The airport has 1 multi-storey terminal where the Tenerife Sur departures hall are located. Check-in takes place on floor 0 to start the Tenerife flight departures. To continue these flights, there are 34 gates for boarding.
The current airport started in 1978 in a new location with Tenerife airport departures. The first flight was to Lanzarote. The airport has 1 terminal with several floors where, among other things, the Tenerife Sur departures hall are located. Check-in takes place on floor 0 to start the Tenerife flight departures. To continue these flights, there are 34 gates for boarding.
Passenger numbers and airlines
From 2000 to 2015, annual passenger numbers have remained stable at between 8 and 9 million. Subsequently, it has risen sharply to 11 million passengers. In 2020 there will be a significant decrease in TFS airport departures. Many of these flights are seasonal, but there are also regular scheduled flights. Most Tenerife south airport departures are operated by the following airlines:
- British Airways
- Air Europa
- Brussels Airlines
- Wizz Air
Tenerife South Airport flight routes
Most flights operated by the above carriers go to the north of Europe and mainly to the UK. Most flights go to the earlier mentioned airport. Followed at an appropriate distance come East Midlands, Brussels Belgium, Amsterdam Schiphol, and Newcastle.
Less busy routes with Tenerife South departures are to: