Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández

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Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández Airport is located 9 kilometres southwest of Alicante, in the municipality of Elche, one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing business and economic zones on the Mediterranean coast.

The essential role of tourism is reflected in the percentage of international passenger flights that this airport handles, around 90% of the total. The main countries of origin of these passengers are the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway.

Scheduled domestic traffic has also increased in recent years. Barcelona, Madrid, and Mallorca are the three most popular destinations.

Opportunities for airlines

Opportunities for airlines

  • A renowned tourist destination that offers a wide range of beaches and leisure and culture activities.
  • The province of Alicante boasts 200 kilometres of coastline, known as the Costa Blanca.
  • The area’s most important festival, the Bonfires of Saint John, takes place on the summer solstice.
  • The Costa Blanca has become one of the most popular golf destinations thanks to the variety and quality of the facilities available.
  • It is European tourists’ location of choice for a second home.

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Alicante-Elche in figures (2021)

It is currently the sixth airport in Spain in terms of passenger and cargo volume, the leading airport in the region of Valencia in terms of connecting flights and passenger traffic, and one of the top 50 airports in Europe.

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5.8M

Passengers

4.8M

International passengers

1M

Domestic passengers

13%

For business

65%

For leisure

14%

for VFR

8%

for other reasons

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