as Canarian Transfer we will talk about
Gran Canaria airport, the airport with more air traffic of Canary Islands.
Where is the airport of Gran Canaria
Canaria airport is about 18 Km from Las
Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is close to the municipalities of Telde and Ingenio.
Thanks to the good weather conditions of its location,
the air traffic is operative 24 hours per day. It is considered as a very safe
Major air traffic of
all Canary Islands
In the year 2018, Gran Canaria airport registered more
than 15 millions passangers. This makes it the airport with most air traffic of
Canary Islands and the sixth in terms of passengers’ volume of Spain.
By the airport there are 3 different terminals, located in the
same building, very close to each other.
Terminal A, by the green zone. Iit is used for flights from/to Europe (Schengen destinations to EU). The
check-in are located by the up floor
Terminal B by the orange zone. It is used for flights that connect the island with
the Peninsula or for international flights extra Schengen.
Terminal C for flights among Canary Islands.
The airport with different floors
count of 3 floors or levels. By the bottom flor there are the arrivals,
the gates A1-15 and few bags drop.
By the first
floor there are the departures, where passengers can find different
zones for the check in.
floor is dedicated to restaurants, bar, s a chapel, a conference room and
the vip lounge Galdós.
Other services of Gran Canaria airport
zones of the airport it is possible to find ATM, money exchange offices and the
rental cars companies.
On the other
side, Gran Canaria airport has 2 twin
parallel landing tracks. Both have a lenght of 3,1 Km and 45 metres width.
One of the 2
tracks is used more frequently, while the other one is destinated to military traffic, even
because the airport shares facilities with the air base of the Air Force of
In case of needs or peak air traffic, this runway is used also for
Big variety of airlines
Most of the
flights that operate in this airport are international flights.
Travellers are above all from Germany, UK and Russia.
Among the big
airlines, arriving to Gran
Canaria we can find flights of Royal Air
Maroc, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, SAS, SATA, etc.
There also low
cost airlines such as Easyjet or Ryanair.
traffic, most of the flights belong to itineraries among islands. These connect Gran Canaria with other destinations of the Archiplago. They are operated by
airlines such as Binter Canarias, Canair or Canary Fly.
Transfers from Gran
easiest way to reach your holidays place in Gran Canaria is to buy our transfers from the airport. As Canarian Transfer we will bring you to your accomodation, always
offering the best service