Jerez Airport (XRY/LEJR)


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Jerez: The City of Flamenco, Andalusian horses and, of course, sherry. Every May, the Feria del Caballo attracts thousands of visitors who celebrate with the region's signature dry sherry.

The 'City of Flamenco' itself is also famous for its Andalucían horses − put through their paces at The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Region with strong economy and important tourism attractions, such as its extraordinary beaches, its sherry and its horses.
  • Jerez is the home of the Spanish Motorcycle World Championship since 1987 and has hosted seven F1 Grand Prix.
  • Jerez is the home of the Carthusian horse and the Fighting Bull, the cradle of flamenco, a city of motor racing and other important events, and the site of a city centre declared as of historical and artistic significance.
  • High-yield catchment area.

With a high percentage of leisure travellers (83%), the airport is especially keen on attracting new routes to France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, as well as domestic routes to A Coruna, Valencia and Bilbao.

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

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

To contact the local authorities, pleasego tohttp://www.jerez.es/

The map shows the population within a two-hour drive from Jerez Airport (the red square) and the nearest airports in the area (Seville and Malaga airports). Jerez de la Frontera's economic advances has led to a constant rise in population numbers.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment: 790,968.
  • 60-minute catchment: 2,182,433.
  • 120-minute catchment: 3,538,150.

Besides the traditional and world-renowned sherry exports, the region also has extensive agricultural produce. Meanwhile, the 4.4km-long Circuito de Jerez hosts the Spanish Grand Prix MotoGP each year, attracting up to 300,000 spectators and generating a regional turnover of some €60 million.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Jerez Airport currently draws nearly two-thirds of its passengers from overseas, with leading carriers being Air Nostrum, Condor and Ryanair.

Geography

  • The airport is located eight kilometres north-east of Jerez de la Frontera, in the province of Cadiz.

Road access

  • The airport has direct access to the A-4 dual carriageway.

Bus access

  • Line M-050: Cadiz-Jerez-Airport.
  • Line M-051: Cadiz-El Pto. de Sta. Maria-Jerez-Airport.
  • Line M-052: Cádiz-Campus Puerto Real-El Puerto de Santa María-Jerez.
  • Line M-053: Cádiz-Jerez de la Frontera.
  • Line M-561: Jerez de la Frontera-Sanlúcar-Chipiona-Costa Ballena.
  • Line M-964: Chipiona-Sanlúcar de Barrameda-Jerez de la Frontera.
  • Line M-970: Sanlúcar-Jerez de la Frontera.
  • Line M-971: Sanlúcar-Jerez de la Frontera.

Train access

  • Line C1: Cádiz-Aeropuerto de Jerez.
  • Mid-Distance Line: Seville-Cádiz.

Infrastructure & Operations

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Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

For further information please check the following websites:

Vital statistics

2016 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 414,319 domestic passengers; 488,617 international passengers.
  • Air transport movements: 97% scheduled flights; 3% charter flights.
  • Freight: 0.28 tonnes.
  • Largest carriers (top five): Ryanair, Condor, Air Nostrum, TUIfly and Vueling.

Financials