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Airports in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Las Palmas Airport (LPA)

Overview

The busiest airport in the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria Airport is located about 12 miles (19km) south of the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Processing nearly 9.5 million passengers each year on flights to the Canary Islands from the UK and Europe, Gran Canaria Airport is a pleasant facility located a convenient 16 miles (25km) from the resorts of Gran Canaria.

Gran Canaria Airport is split into three zones: Zone A serves European Union flights, Zone B is for flights from destinations outside the European Union, and Zone C handles inter-island flights. The gates are close enough together that passengers making connections can easily walk between them.

The airport has a good selection of duty-free shops offering good bargains on luxury goods like alcohol and designer sunglasses, and several restaurants and cafes (including Starbucks).

Location

The airport is situated on the east coast of the island, 13 miles (21km) south of Las Palmas.

Getting to the city

Bus routes 5, 11 and 60 connect the island's capital and the airport and cost between €2.30 and €2.95. Routes also run to Puerto de Mogan, Faro de Maspalomas, Aguimes, Telda and Playa del Cura. There is a taxi rank at the airport with taxis readily available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: + 34 (0)928 579 130, +34 (0)902 404 704.

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Santa Cruz La Palma Airport (SPC)

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) south of Santa Cruz La Palma.

Getting to the city

There is a regular bus service to the airport from La Palma.

Time

GMT +1

Contacts

+34 91 321 10 00

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Gran Canaria Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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