Valencia airport, located eight kilometres to the west of the capital, is currently an essential facility for the economic development of the area that it serves.
Most of the traffic handled by the airport is international, with Italy, Germany , the United Kingdom and France being the countries contributing the highest numbers of passengers. The three domestic destinations with the highest numbers of passengers are Palma de Mallorca, Madrid and Ibiza.
As well as commercial aviation, with several passenger and cargo airline operators, the airport also has a great deal of activity in general aviation, with the presence of private aviation companies, public bodies and other related companies with a wide range of diverse aerial business.
In 2020 the airport handled 2,487,496 passengers, 35,900 flight operations and 11,938 tonnes of cargo.