Introduction

Valencia airport, located eight kilometres to the west of the capital, is currently an essential facility for the economic development of the area that it serves.

Most of the traffic handled by the airport is international, with Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and France being the countries contributing the highest numbers of passengers.

Domestic traffic accounts for 26.5 percent of the total. Palma de Mallorca, Madrid and Ibiza are the three destinations with the highest numbers of passengers.

As well as commercial aviation, with several passenger and cargo airline operators, the airport also has a great deal of activity in general aviation, with the presence of private aviation companies, public bodies and other related companies with a wide range of diverse aerial business.

In 2018, the airport processed 7,769,804 passengers, 75,837 operations and 14,499 tonnes of cargo.

EVOLUTION OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Year Passengers Year Passengers
2009 4,748,997 2014 4,597,095
2010 4,934,268 2015 5,055,127
2011 4,979,511 2016 5,798,853
2012 4,752,020 2017 6,745,231
2013 4,618,072 2018 7,769,804