Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is one of the main points of entry for tourists to Spain. A short distance from the city centre, it is a key element of our tourist industry as it is convenient and saves passengers time and money in transport. Madrid - Barajas plays a very important role in the economies of Madrid and Spain as a whole, since it drives the regional economy and fosters business growth and tourism.
The signage of the airport reminds us who was the president Adolfo Suárez, after whom the airport is named.
The new extensions have consolidated Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas as a "hub" airport where airlines can increase connectivity between Latin American, domestic and European markets. Making it a true bridge between Europe and Latin America. Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas is now a symbol of modernity and progress and has consolidated its leading position among world airports, being the fifth in Europe in numbers of passengers.
Its innovative and attractive facilities, equipped with the latest technology to offer passengers greater mobility, efficiency and speed, with modern baggage handling systems, shopping areas and a greater number of flights make Madrid one of the airport capitals of the 21st century.
During 2016 more than 50 million passengers used its facilities, about 137,000 a day.