Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas

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Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is one of the main points of entry for tourists to Spain. A short distance from the city centre, it is a key element of our tourist industry as it is convenient and saves passengers travel time and costs. Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas plays a very important role in the economies of Madrid and Spain as a whole, since it drives the regional economy and fosters business growth and tourism.

The airport has been consolidated as a hub airport where airlines can increase connectivity between Latin American, domestic and European markets. Making it a true bridge between Europe and Latin America. Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas is now a symbol of modernity and progress, securing its position of leadership among the world's leading airports.

Its innovative and attractive facilities, equipped with the latest technology to offer passengers greater mobility, efficiency and speed, with modern baggage handling systems, shopping areas and the quality of the services available make Madrid one of the airport capitals of the 21st century.

Opportunities for the airlines

Opportunities for the airlines

  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport is the link between Europe and Latin America, Madrid is the Spanish capital and Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport is the gateway for tourism in the country.
  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport is connected to most of the Spanish tourist destinations.
  • Madrid is one of the largest international trade and business centres, and one of the largest financial centres in Europe and the largest in Spain.
  • Its area of influence encompasses 8 million inhabitants.
  • Tourists generally visit the museums (Museo del Prado, Reina Sofía, Thyssen), the city centre (Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor), the Royal Palace and the Cathedral.
  • Like any modern metropolis, Madrid has several shopping centres and small shops that sell traditional products. The shopping caters for all budgets.
  • Sport and leisure are very present in the capital: tourists enjoy the Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid football matches.
  • There are nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites located less than two hours away from the city: Alcalá de Henares, Toledo, Cuenca, Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca, Córdoba, the Monastery and Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and the Palace and Gardens of Aranjuez.

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Madrid in figures (2021)

Madrid airport is the leading Spanish airport in terms of passenger traffic, air freight and number of operations. It ranks 5th in the European airports ranking according to Eurostat data and is the 15th in the world in terms of passenger traffic, according to ACI statistics.

In 2022, 24 million passengers used its facilities.

If you would like to know more, visit the airport website.

24M

Passengers

15.4M

International passengers

9 M

Domestic passengers

26%

For business

50%

For leisure

17%

For VFR

7%

For other reasons

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