Introduction

Girona-Costa Brava airport occupies an important position both in the tourist sector and from a commercial or industrial perspective, as it is located close to the Costa Brava, the Pyrenees and the cities of Girona and Barcelona, which are 10 and 85 kilometres away respectively.

Due the low-cost airline operations, Girona-Costa Brava airport has enjoyed spectacular growth in recent years, with passenger levels exceeding in 2009 the five million mark. In 2015, it dealt with 1,775,326 passengers, 19,529 flight operations and 96 tonnes of cargo.

In order to cater for this volume of traffic with the greatest possible levels of quality and safety, since 2008 Aena has carried out a series of extensions and improvements in the terminal. These works include the enlargement of the check-in hall, the new public access to the boarding area, the relocation and widening of the passenger security filters, the start-up of the new boarding gates or the new equipment in the arrivals area.

DEVELOPMENT OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Year Passengers Year Passengers
2006 3,614,254 2011 3,007,977
2007 4,848,604 2012 2,844,571
2008 5,510,970 2013 2,736,867
2009 5,286,970 2014 2,160,745
2010 4,863,954 2015 1,775,326