Santiago-Rosalía de Castro airport is located approximately ten kilometres to the Northeast of the city, in the municipalities of Santiago de Compostela, O Pino and Boqueixon, in the province of A Coruña.

In October 2011, the Ministry of Public Works, through Aena, opened a new infrastructure to multiply capacity and operational capability and to improve the quality of airport services. The new terminal, new car park, new access roads, along with the extended aircraft apron, new power plant and new control tower will enable 4 million passengers to be served with the maximum guarantees of safety, quality and service.

In 2019, Santiago Airport recorded 2,904,102 passengers, 22,402 aircraft movements and 3,201 tonnes of cargo.

Year Passengers Year Passengers
2010 2,172,869 2015 2,296,409
2011 2,464,330 2016 2,511,494
2012 2,194,611 2017 2,645,362
2013 2,073,147 2018 2,726,457
2014 2,084,203 2019 2,904,102