Gran Canaria

Discover Gran Canaria airport

Discover the airport

Located on the coast of the island it takes its name from, Gran Canaria Airport is the gateway for the millions of tourists who visit the island every year.

The airport is located 25 kilometres from one of the main tourist centres of the Canary Islands in the southern area of Gran Canaria and 18 kilometres from the island's capital and Las Palmas province:

Thanks to its ideal weather conditions, Gran Canaria Airport has excellent operating conditions and is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. This represents a guarantee for airline companies, which can carry out their operations free of problems arising from adverse weather conditions.

Opportunities for airlines

Opportunities for airlines

  • Strong potential for distributing air traffic to Africa from a quality European Airport located in the African region.
  • A great Biosphere Reserve.
  • 365 days of beach, sunny most of the year, more than 120 beaches and a great place to enjoy nature sports: Trekking, climbing and cycling tours, water sports, such as sailing, surfing, windsurfing, diving and fishing.
  • Facilities for enjoying a variety of sports such as sailing, golf and diving.
  • The island is known as a "miniature continent" due to its variety of climates and landscapes.
  • It has beautiful beaches (Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés and Las Canteras) and nature parks (Tamadaba and Pilancones).
  • Carnivals are the big Canary Island festival, running from mid-February to April.

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New routes

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

Gran Canaria in figures (2021)

6.9 M

Passengers

2.9 M

International passengers

4 M

Domestic passengers

16%

For business

65%

For leisure

13%

For VFR

6%

For other reasons

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