Introduction

Located to the north of the Island, in the municipality of San Cristobal de la Laguna, the airport is just 10 kilometres from the capital (Santa Cruz de Tenerife).

Traffic is mainly of the scheduled domestic nature, about 40 percent of which are connecting flights to the other islands in the archipelago: Gran Canaria, La Palma, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, El Hierro and La Gomera.  Also connects via regular domestic traffic to other airports in the rest of Spain. The most important destination is Madrid-Barajas with more than a million passengers, followed by Barcelona, Seville and Bilbao.

In 2015, the airport processed 3,815,316 passengers, 53,260 flight operations and 12,819 tonnes of cargo.

EVOLUTION OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Year Passengers Year Passengers
2006 4,025,601 2011 4,095,103
2007 4,125,131 2012 3,717,944
2008 4,236,615 2013 3,524,470
2009 4,054,147 2014 3,633,030
2010 4,051,356 2015 3,815,316