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

  • The airport was opened in July 2008, and provides 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).
  • It is also the location of Santo Domingo de Silos, a Romanesque monastery on the Way of St James.

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

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives.

Marketing and other support

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. See the new incentive that Aena offers airlines in 2017 and discover which one suits your type of operation best:

  • 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.
  • Seasonality;
  • Off-peak days;
  • Connecting flights;
  • Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
  • The Spanish Governement has approved an 11% reduction in all the airport charges in the period 2017-2021 (2.2% annually). It will be effective as of 1 March 2017.

The conditions of the Aena Incentive scheme and PR support 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): infosmile@tourspain.es

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

To contact the local authorities, please go tohttp://www.turismoburgos.org

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: 211,122.
  • 60-minute catchment: 492,285.
  • 120-minute catchment: 3,803,668.

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

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Vital statistics

2016 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 19,211 domestic passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: scheduled and charter flights.
  • Main carrier:  Inaer Helicopteros.