Located in El Matorral, just five kilometres from the island capital of Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura Airport plays a key role in tourism development on the island.

Most of the flights from the airport are to European Union countries. Germany and the United Kingdom represent more than 50 per cent of the international traffic. Domestic traffic centres around four destinations: Gran Canaria, Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas, Tenerife Norte and Barcelona El-Prat.

In 2020, the airport received 2,144,178 passengers in the 24,609 flight operations handled. 327 tonnes of cargo were transported.

Year Passengers Year Passengers
2011 4,948,018 2016 5,676,323
2012 4,.399,023 2017 6,049,291
2013 4,258,069 2018 6,118,840
2015 5,027,415 2020 2,144,178