Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB)

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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.

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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: Ibiza with 56 beaches and 210km of coastline and Formentera with 9 beaches and 66km of coastline.
  • Declared World Nature and Culture Heritage by UNESCO.
  • Variety of tourist products:
  • New spas in hotels and rural hotels. Yoga, rebirthing, retreats
  • New Congress and Exhibition Centre. Incentive programs and team building. Business presentations
  • Museums and exhibition centres. Ibiza Medieval, Jazz Festival, Film Festival, Moda Adlib, crafts markets
  • Maritime sports, kayaking, diving, depths of the sea, sailing
  • Mountainbike routes, hiking
  • Ibiza is point of reference for its lively nightlife



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. Some 20 new routes were opened in 2011, including Lufthansa to Munich and Vueling to Toulouse - Monarchairline partnered up with dance club brand, Hed Kandi to launch a five new services to ibiza.

Marketing and other support

  • Available incentives in the Spanish airports in 2014:
    • Passenger growth incentive: 75% discount in the passenger charge, for the additional passengers on a route to the same destination (50% in 2014 and 25% in 2015). 100% discount in the passenger charge if the route is to a new destination (75% in 2014 and 25% in 2015).
    • Seasonality incentive: 20% discount in passenger and security charges for passengers carried during the months of November to March in the Balearic Islands.
    • Transfer incentive: 30% discount on passenger and security charges for the connecting passengers.
    • Cargo incentive: 100% reduction in cargo charge for connecting flights. 50% reduction in cargo charge for international flights.
  • PR support for new routes:
    • Opening flight ceremony: a press release, water cannon salute for the opening flight.
    • Promotional discounts: Discount at the Airport’s parking for passengers on the new route, discounts at selected airport food and beverage points, discounts at the airport´s VIP lounge for passengers on the route.
    • Promotion of the new route: Promotion of the new route at Aena’s web page and social networks.
    • Publicity at the airport: Space at the airport for publicity.
  • For further information, please contact airlinebox@aena.es
  • Possible cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): infosmile@tourspain.es
  • Market information: Statistics & market analysis on request at airlinebox@aena.es
Ibiza catchment

A lot of people like Ibiza – including up to 5,000 who visit Amnesia each night – three times winner of “Best Global Club”.

Catchment Area

  • Ibiza’s whole population is 130,000, therefore, with a traffic base of some 5 million the catchment is almost wholly inbound. The two islands are within one hour of the airport due to efficient ferry services.


UK Prime Minister and family man, David Cameron, performs wonders for Ibiza's alternative image by holidaying there in Summer 2011. The island is also investing in cruise and yacht tourism by developing and enlarging Ibiza town harbour and marina by 63,000m2 by summer 2012. 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. Madrid is well served by competitive services.


  • The airport is located at 7.5km southwest of Ibiza, the island’s capital with the same name.

Road Access:

  • Main access: E-20 motorway (Ibiza – Airport)
  • Secondary access: PM-803 motorway (Ibiza – San Jose)

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 30 September.

Infrastructure & Operations:

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Vital statistics


  • Passengers (commercial):
    • Domestic: 2,303,889
    • International: 3,121,841
  • Air Transport Movements:
    • Scheduled: 77%
    • Charter: 23%
  • Freight: 2.6 tons.
  • Largest carriers (Top 10):  Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Air Berlin, Thomson Airways, Air Nostrum, Thomas Cook UK, Air Europa, Jet2 and Monarch Airlines

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