El Hierro

Discover El Hierro airport

Discover the airport

Officially opened in 1972 and located in the municipality of Valverde, El Hierro airport has changed life on the island, improving communications with the rest of the archipelago and paving the way for a new type of tourism.

Its air traffic is domestic, with most origin/destination flights coming from Tenerife Norte airport and, to a lesser extent, Gran Canaria airport. In 2020 the airport handled 178,526 passengers, 4,184 flight operations and 58 tonnes of cargo.

Opportunities for the airlines

Opportunities for the airlines

  • Destination with many tourist attractions, including diving in a nature reserve.
  • Biosphere reserve since 2000.
  • Since 2013, El Hierro has been the first island in the world to be energy self-sufficient with a hybrid system that combines wind and tidal energy. This system is a tourist attraction in itself.

Sección Tarjetas Rutas

New routes

Consult the new routes inaugurated in the airports of the Aena network in recent years.

El Hierro in figures (2021)

234.4K

Passengers

0

International passengers

234.4K

Domestic passengers

17%

For business

29%

For leisure

27%

For VFR

28%

For other reasons