Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB)


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Ibiza has 56 beaches and 210 kilometres of coastline and Formentera has nine beaches and 66 kilometres of coastline.

From the 1970s onwards, the Balearic island of Ibiza has developed into a tourism hotspot. Famous for its animated nightlife, the island also offers many contrasts as well as enormous unexploited opportunity for route development.

World Heritage Site Ibiza (‘Eivissa’) is an ideal location for (water) sport enthusiasts and has over 800km of cycle routes. Cultural events and traditional festivals include the year-round Las Dalias Hippie and Night Market, the three-day sailing regatta ‘Ruta de la Sal’ and the Eivissa Medieval festival.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Ibiza and Formentera islands have consolidated themselves as one of the preferred tourist destinations for European travellers.
  • Coves and beaches with transparent waters delight visitors: Ibiza has 56 beaches and 210 kilometres of coastline and Formentera has nine beaches and 66 kilometres of coastline.
  • Declared World Nature and Culture Heritage by UNESCO.
  • Museums and exhibition centres: Ibiza Medieval, Jazz Festival, Film Festival, Moda Adlib and crafts markets.
  • Maritime sports, kayaking, diving and sailing.
  • Mountain bike routes and hiking.
  • Ibiza is renowned for its lively nightlife.
  • There are ferries from the port of Sant Antoni and Ibiza Town to Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Denia, Formentera and Valencia.

Diners enjoy a warm, tranquil evening in Eivissa, the capital of the Pitiusas 'Pine Islands'. Ibiza is keen on diversifying its tourism to attract more visitors to its cultural and natural heritage. Around 30 new routes are opening in S17, including new services from airlines including Ryanair, SAS, Eurowings, Finnair, Volotea and British Airways.

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

Catchment Area

The map shows the population living near Ibiza Airport (the green square), and the nearest airports in the area (Palma de Mallorca and Menorca Airports).

  •  Ibiza’s whole population is 142,065, while Formentera accommodates 12,124 inhabitants. Therefore, with a traffic base of over seven million, the catchment is almost wholly inbound. The two islands – Ibiza and Formentera - are within one hour of the airport due to efficient ferry services.

 

The island has heavily invested in cruise and yacht tourism, by developing and enlarging Ibiza town harbour and marina. It is also eager to promote its high-quality ecological produce.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

The holiday does not end at the airport - superb retail, offering world-leading brands, keeps the experience lingering at departure.

Ibiza Airport

Geography

  • The airport is located seven kilometres to the south-west of Ibiza.

Road Access

  • The main access to the airport is the E-20 (Ibiza-Airport) motorway. It is also possible to arrive by the PM-803 (Ibiza-San Jose) motorway.

Bus Access

  • Route 10 runs between the airport and the Ibiza bus station, the ferry port of Formentera, the port and San Jorge.
  • Route 9 runs between the airport, the town of San José and the tourist resort of San Antonio. This line is only available from 1 June to 12 October.
  • Route 24 runs between the airport and the tourist resort of Sant Eulalia and Cala Nova. This line is only available from 23 May to 15 October.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runway(s): One (2,800m).
  • Slot Coordinated: Summer – Coordinated. Winter – Facilitated.
  • Operating hours:
    • Summer: 24h.
    • Winter: 24h until 31 October; 06:30-23:00 UTC from 1 November.
  • Terminals: One.
  • AIP: http://www.enaire.es/csee/Satellite/navegacion-aerea/es/Page/1078418725163/?other=1083158950596#ancla3

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Vital statistics

2016 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 2.8m domestic passengers; 4.4m international passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: 91% scheduled flights; 9% charter flights.
  • Freight: 1,831 tonnes.
  • Largest carriers (top five):  Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Air Nostrum and Thomson Airways.

Financials

Airport charges

Annual report