Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Fuerteventura has major tourism attractions with its marvelous beaches and warm weather.
- Wonderful spot for windsurfing.
- UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
- Good performance of existing facilities (hotels, golf courses…).
Marketing and other support
- For increasing number of passengers on a route;
- Off-peak days;
- Connecting flights;
- Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
- Note: A 1.9% reduction in all the airport charges will be effective on 1st March 2016.
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, temporary discounts on parking, VIP lounges, shops and F&B, 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): email@example.com
Market information: statistics and market analysis on request at firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2.1 million people living in the Canary Islands.
- 106,900 people living in Fuerteventura.
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
ATTRACTIVE FISCAL AND ECONOMIC INCENTIVES
The island’s “special status” within the EU permits it to have reduced direct and indirect taxation as well as various fiscal incentives and economic aid for business investment:
- Reduced Taxation
- Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) – A low Corporation Tax Zone (4%) that promotes the establishment of new businesses, conditional upon minimum levels of investment and job creation.
- Discount for production of tangible assets – An incentive that offers a 50% reduction on tax liability on profits attributed to production and industrial activities.
- Canary Islands General Indirect Tax – A tax that is similar to VAT but specific to the Canary Islands and with lower applicable rates. The general rate is 7%.
- Special taxes – The taxes on fuels, alcoholic drinks, and certain types of transport are significantly lower than those in the rest of the EU.
- Fuerteventura Airport is situated approximately five kilometres from the island’s capital, Puerto del Rosario.
- The access to the airport is by the road FV-2.
- Line 3: Puerto del Rosario-Caleta de Fuste-Las Salinas.
- Line 10: Puerto del Rosario-Morro Jable.
- Line 16: Puerto del Rosario-Gran Tarajal.
Infrastructure & Operations
- Runway(s): One (3,406 m) and contingency runway.
- Airfield with capacity for type E aircraft.
- Slot Coordinated: Coordinated.
- Operating hours: Summer 06:30-22:00; Winter 07:00-23:00.
- Terminals: One.
- AIP: http://www.enaire.es/csee/Satellite/navegacion-aerea/es/Page/1078418725163/?other=1083158950596&other2=1083857758164#ancla315
For more information about Fuerteventura and its region go to:
- Passengers (commercial): 1m domestic passengers; 4m international passengers.
- Air Transport Movements: 81% scheduled flights; 19% charter flights.
- Freight: 936 tonnes.
- Largest carriers (top five): Ryanair, Binter+Naysa, Condor, TUIfly and airberlin.