Tenerife Sur

Discover Tenerife Sur airport

Discover the airport

Located in the south of the island, at the heart of the tourist area, Tenerife Sur Airport was opened by Queen Sofia on the 6th of November 1978. In its first year of operations, the airport handled over a million passengers.

Tenerife Sur Airport is open 24 hours a day. It currently provides more than one hundred connections and more than 150 companies operate within its facilities.

Most of the traffic handled by the airport is international. The United Kingdom and Germany account for more than half of the overall traffic; Manchester, London/Gatwick, London/Stansted, Birmingham and East Midlands contributing the highest numbers of passengers. Domestic traffic is concentrated on Madrid, Málaga, Gran Canaria and Barcelona.

Opportunities for airlines

Opportunities for airlines

  • An island with major tourist attractions. Pleasant beaches and nature reserves. It has two World Heritage sites: El Teide, the third largest volcano in the world, and the town of San Cristóbal de la Laguna.
  • It is a great place for water sports like sailing, diving, and other sports such as golf.
  • Visit one of the largest lava tubes in the world: Cueva del Viento (Wind Cave) is the largest volcanic tube in the European Union at 17 kilometres long, and fifth in the world behind four volcanic tubes in Hawaii.
  • Carnival on this island has become one of the biggest celebrations in the world, an explosion of joy and freedom that perfectly combines the essence of this universal festival.
  • Gastronomy is one of the islands strongest assets.

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New routes

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

Tenerife South in figures (2021)

4.6M

Passengers

4M

International passengers

566.4K

Domestic passengers

4%

For business

86%

For leisure

8%

For VFR

2%

For other reasons