Introduction

Lanzarote Airport, located 5 kilometres from Arrecife, is extremely important for tourism development on the island.

Most of the traffic at the airport comes from European Union countries. The United Kingdom and Germany account more than 60 per cent of international traffic.

Domestic traffic is concentrated around three destinations: Madrid-Barajas, Gran Canaria and Tenerife Norte.

In 2019, the airport recorded 7,293,087 passengers. The number of operations was 60,524 and cargo traffic exceeded 1,434 tonnes.

EVOLUTION OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Year Passengers Year Passengers
2010 4,938,343 2015 6,128,971
2011 5,545,744 2016 6,684,564
2012 5,168,775 2017 7,388,964
2013 5,334,599 2018 7,327,129
2014 5,882,691 2019 7,292,720