Introduction

Santiago 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 2015, Santiago Airport recorded 2,296,409 passengers, 20,541 aircraft movements and 2,311 tonnes of cargo.

PASSENGER TRAFFIC GROWTH
Year Passengers Year Passengers
2006 1,994,519 2011 2,464,330
2007 2,050,172 2012 2,194,611
2008 1,917,466 2013 2,073,147
2009 1,944,068 2014 2,084,203
2010 2,172,869 2015 2,296,409