Presentation | Alicante-Elche Airport | Aena

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 85% of the total. The main countries of origin of these passengers are the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Norway.

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

  • 15,747,678
  • passengers in 2023
  • 100,547
  • operations in 2023
  • 4,461
  • tonnes of cargo in 2023


ACI Award

Best Airport in Europe in the category of facilities for between 15 and 25 million passengers in 2023.

Skytrax 5-Star Rating

Covid-19 Safety Ratings programme 2021

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