Burgos Airport (RGS/LEBG)

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Burgos – old and new: The cathedral, a UNESCO heritage site since 1984, contrasts with the more contemporary Museum of Human Evolution.

Burgos is the eastern gateway to two of Spain’s most important wine regions – Ribera del Duero and Arlanza. Wine tourism has grown dynamically and nowadays embraces the whole spectrum, from small family wineries, to large industrial-scale bodegas.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • This airport was opened in July 2008: new facilities and available capacity.
  • Burgos is a historic city, home of the only cathedral in Spain which has been individually awarded the World Heritage designation.
  • The province is home to the Atapuerca, a major prehistoric archeological site, and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Burgos city is also home to the Museum of Human Evolution.
  • Major wine region (Ribera del Duero and Arlanza).
  • Location of Santo Domingo de Silos. Romanesque monastery on the Way of St James.
  • Burgos Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency, according to EU 139/2014 regulation.
  • Information about COVID-19 measures in place can be found at Info COVID-19.


In S15, Burgos offered flights to Barcelona and a number of seasonal destinations operated primarily under the Iberia banner.

Marketing and other support

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. See the new incentive that Aena offers in 2020 and discover which one suit your type of operation best:

  • Operation recovery.
  • Seasonality.
  • Off-peak days.
  • Connecting flights.
  • Freight: Exempted of cargo charge from the 5th of 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

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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/airport-marketing.html

Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): infosmile@tourspain.es

Market information: statistics & market analysis on request at airlinebox@aena.es

The map shows the population within a two-hour drive from Burgos Airport (the red square) and the nearest airports in the area. The Feast of Corpus Christi – an incarnate devil jumps over babies, cleansing them of evil spirits. The airport is also ready to take some leaps forward – improving domestic connectivity is an especially strong desire, flights to the Spanish isles are particularly sought after.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment: 211,100.
  • 60-minute catchment: 492,300.
  • 120-minute catchment: 3,800,000.

Agriculture remains dominant, but automotive, chemical and pharmaceutical industries have a strong presence.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Previously a military base, the airport was converted to civilian use in 1995 and the modern terminal building is less than 10 years old.


  • The airport is located four kilometres to the north-east of Burgos.

Road access

  • The airport has a connection to the N-120 at km. 107. At this point there is a roundabout with an exit to the airport access road that leads to the front of the terminal building.

Bus access

  • Plaza de España-Airport, Line 24.

Infrastructure & Operations

Burgos Airport
  • Runways: One (2,100m).
  • Operating hours:
    • Summer: Mon and Thur 06:00-18:00, Tue, Wed, Fri and Sun 07:30-17:00, Sat 07:30-16:30;
    • Winter: Mon and Thur 07:00-19:00, Tue, Wed, Fri and Sun 08:30-18:00,Sat 08:30-17:30;
    • (1) Commercial flights subject to restrictions on operating hours.
  • Terminals: One.
  • AIP: Airport Information Publication (AIP)

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Vital statistics


2019 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 17,300 domestic pax.
  • Flights: 88% regular; 12% charter.
  • Freight: 39.6 tons.
  • Main carriers: Air Nostrum and Iberia