Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Almeria has important cultural and tourism attractions such as Cabo de Gata: a splendid major Natural Park and the largest terrestrial-maritime reserve in the European Western Mediterranean Sea.
- Good performance of existing facilities (hotels, golf courses).
- Tabernas desert is one of the most geologically interesting landscapes in Europe and is still used today for the shooting of many films and westerns.
- Almeria Airport has implemented an Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System, certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.
- Almería airport is awarded by FAAM (Almería’s Federation of Disabled People’s Associations) for the work of its “Sin Barreras” service helping people with reduced mobility in 2014.
- Almeria airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation.
- Almeria Airport was named Best Airport by Size and Region (under 2 million passenger in Europe), at the ASQ (Airport Service Quality) awards given by the Airports Council International (ACI) in 2018.
Marketing and other support
- For new routes;
- For increasing number of passengers on a route: on long-haul routes, on airports with less than three million passengers and seasonal airports during the off-peak season;
- Off-peak days;
- Connecting flights;
- Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
- Airport charges decrease on average by 2.2% annually until 2021.
The conditions of the Aena Incentive scheme are according to the wording included in the legislation in force. For more information please visit: http://www.aena.es/en/airlines/incentives.html
Aena collaborates on an ongoing basis with airlines on aspects such as organising events relating to first flights, advertising in media belonging to Aena, press releases, publicity on social networks, information to travel agencies associations etc. All of this is geared towards achieving greater visibility and publicity for the launch of new routes or new bases.
For more information please visit: http://www.aena.es/en/airlines/promotional-marketing.html
Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): firstname.lastname@example.org
Market information: statistics and market analysis on request at email@example.com
- 30-minute catchment: 395,800.
- 60-minute catchment: 641,500.
- 120-minute catchment: 2,100,000.
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
- Almería Airport is nine kilometres to the east of the region’s capital city, 500 metres from the coast.
- The airport can be reached from Almería via the A-7 highway or via N 344 that connects Almería with the A-7.
- Line 22: Airport- Almería City Centre.
Infrastructure & Operations
- Runway(s): One (3,200m).
- Slot Coordinated: Facilitated.
- Operating hours: Summer 05:10-20:45 (+1h PPR); Winter 06:10-21:45 UTC (+1H PPR).
- Terminals: One.
- AIP: Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
Important infrastructure developments and/or other news
For more regional information please go to:
- Andalusian Tourism
- Almería Provincial Tourism Board
- Almería City Hall
- Tourism in Spain
- Patronato de Turismo (Diputación de Almería)
- Passengers (commercial): 399,900 domestic passengers; 592,200 international passengers.
- Air Transport Movements: 93% scheduled flights; 7% charter flights.
- Freight: 9 tonnes.
- Largest carriers: Air Nostrum, Jet2.com, easyJet, Vueling and Ryanair.