Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Volcanic island that is a major tourism destination for sun, beaches, nature and sports.
- UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1993 with 12 (more than 40%) protected natural areas.
- Oenology destination with vineyards adapted to guided visits with five different vineyards.
- Strong interest of local authorities in opening new routes.
- Its features make it a highly recommended for fans of diving.
- The Lanzarote airport quality and environment certifications are: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 14064, first mapping level in airport carbon accreditation and Canary government accessibility accreditation.
- A Green Airport makes responsible use of natural resources, reducing energy consumption and promoting the use of renewable energy. An airport whose impact on the environment is minimal.
- Aena has implemented the project ‘Green Airport’ at the Lanzarote airport, which will develop projects for the evaluation of different technologies with the goal of minimizing energy consumption and CO2 emissions. At the same time, the airport is trying to identify possible areas where use more efficient technologies. It will also assess the possibility of generating renewable energy by installing solar panels and wind turbines or biomass plants using.
- Lanzarote Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation
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;
- Off-peak days;
- Connecting flights;
- Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
- Airport charges decrease on average by 2,2% annually until 2021
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 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): firstname.lastname@example.org
Market information: statistics and market analysis on request at email@example.com
To contact the local authorities, please go to http://www.turismolanzarote.com/index.jsp
- There are 2.1 million people living across the Canary Islands.
- 149,183 people are living in Lanzarote.
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.
- Lanzarote Airport is five kilometres from Arrecife, the island’s capital city, between the city limits of San Bartolomé and Tías.
- Access to the airport from the Arrecife-Yaiza (LZ-2) motorway.
- Line 22 – Airport-Arrecife.
- Line 23 – Arrecife-Airport-Playa Honda.
- Line 161 – Playa Blanca-Puerto del Carmen-Airport.
- Line 261 – Playa Blanca-Puerto del Carmen-Airport.
Infrastructure & Operations
- Runway(s): One (2,400m).
- Slot Coordinated: Coordinated.
- Operating hours: Summer 06:00 – 00:00; Winter 07:00 – 01:00.
- Terminals: T1 (domestic and international flights) and T2 (inter-island flights).
- AIP: Airport Information Publication (AIP)
Look for more regional information at:
- Canary Island government
- Lanzarote Tourist Board
- Timanfaya National Park
- Tourism in Canary Island
- Tourism in Spain
- Lanzarote data & statistics
- Passengers (commercial): 2.2 million domestic passengers; 5.2 million international passengers.
- Air Transport Movements: 87% scheduled flights; 13% charter flights.
- Freight: 1,600 tons.
- Largest carriers (top five): Ryanair, Binter, Jet2.com, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook UK.