Huesca-Pirineos Airport (HSK/LEHC)


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This is Spain – but probably not as you know it – Huesca Airport is ideally located for a Pyrenees skiing holiday – not as crowded as the Alps, excellently-equipped…and increasingly popular.

Huesca Aiport is a new airport opened in 2007 to serve tourist demand.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • The airport has an interesting potential market as a ski destination, as well as mountain and nature tourism in the summer.
  • In the Huesca region there are five alpine ski resorts, with 302 slopes and 332 kilometres of runs.
  • There are also four Nordic ski resorts, with 22 slopes and 105 kilometres of runs.
  • Gateway to the middle Pyrenees, including South of France. The ski resorts are only one hour’s drive from the airport.
  • Huesca’s train station is served by the AVE high-speed rail system and connects the city with Madrid.

The annual Pirena Advance belongs to the region's major attractions with dozens of entrants crossing the Pyrenees from west to east.

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 increasing number of passengers on a route;
  • 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

MARKETING SUPPORT

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

The map shows the population within a two-hour drive from Huesca-Pirineos Airport (the red square) and the nearest airports in the area. Fiestas de San Lorenzo, held every August, is a tribute to basil – the symbol of Huesca – with people dressing in the traditional colours of green and white.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment: 88,101.
  • 60-minute catchment: 1,127,936.
  • 120-minute catchment: 1,538,624.

Unspoilt by heavy industries, Huesca and the neighbouring Pyrenees, offer a haven of peace for those looking for the great outdoors at their best.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Opened in 2007, Huesca boasts modern terminal facilities.

Geography

  • Huesca-Pirineos Airport is located about 10 kilometres from the capital.

Road Access

  • The airport is accessed from Huesca via the A-131.

Infrastructure & Operations

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Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

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Financials

Airport Charges

Annual report