Seve Ballesteros-Santander Airport is situated five kilometres outside the city in the town of Maliaño, within the municipal district of Camargo, on the west side of the bay.
In the last few years, reform and extension works have been carried out to provide the airport with improved infrastructures and services.
Seve Ballesteros-Santander airport's main air traffic is made up mostly of domestic and international commercial airline flights that tend to be scheduled. In 2015 the airport handled 875,920 passengers and 10,796 flight operations.
With the help of