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Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport Presentation

Málaga-Costa del Sol airport is located 8 kilometres from the city centre and is perfectly connected to the whole of the Costa del Sol. It is one of the oldest Spanish airports as well as being one of the original locations of the first airline founded in Spain in 1919.

The UK is the destination with the highest passenger volume (2022), with London / Gatwick airport topping the list, followed by Barcelona, Dublín, Ámsterdam / Schiphol, Copenhague and Manchester.

Málaga-Costa del Sol airport also has very significant regular peninsular traffic with Madrid-Barajas.

  • 22,344,373
  • Passengers in 2023
  • 161,684
  • operations in 2023
  • 2,806
  • tonnes of cargo in 2023


Málaga Accesible Annual Award

Awarded for its efforts to improve people with disabilities’ inclusion and the protection of their rights.

Gold medal

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Province of Malaga by the Malaga Provincial Council (2022).

Skytrax 5-Star Rating

"Covid-19 Safety Ratings" programme 2021

Highly Commended ACI EUROPE Best Airport Award

Awarded in the Accessible Airport category for his work on accessibility (2021).

Distinction of Honour for the Promotion of tourism training

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport receives the Distinction of Honour for the Promotion of tourism training from the Faculty of Tourism of the University of Malaga (2021).

Malaga Tourism Award 2021

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport receives the Malaga Tourism Award 2021 from La Opinión de Málaga.

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