|United Arab Emirates|
3,300 one way indirect traffic in 2012
6,700 one way indirect traffic in 2012
6,300 one way indirect traffic in 2012
|8,900 one way indirect traffic in 2012|
Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Region with strong economy. Malaga is the fourth-ranking city in economic activity in Spain.
- The city hosts the International Association of Science and Technology Parks.
- Malaga & the Costa del Sol: 138 km. of warm beaches.
- Important tourism and cultural attractions (Holy Week of Malaga and the August Malaga fair).
- High yield catchment area.
- The city has very mild winters and warm to hot summers. (300 days of sunshine a year).
- Good performance of existing facilities (hotels, golf courses etc).
- Malaga airport is essentially tourist focused and holds fourth position regarding total traffic in the network of Spanish airports, with 12.5 million passengers in 2012.
- The Malaga train station is served by the AVE high-speed rail system and connects the city with 18 major cities in Spain.
- The port of Malaga is one of the busiest ports on the Mediterranean Sea and the second busiest cruise port of the Iberian Peninsula.
- It’s the birthplace of Pablo Ruiz Picasso, one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century; everyone willing to discover his work should visit the museum dedicated to his legacy in the city center.
Marketing and other support
- Incentives are available in the Spanish airports in 2013:
- New route incentive: 50% discount in the passenger and security charges during the first year of operation of the new route to a new destination and 25% discount in the second year.
- Transfer incentive: 20% discount on passenger and security charges for the connecting passengers.
- PR support for new routes such as:
- Opening flight ceremony: a press release, water cannon salute at the opening flight.
- Promotional discounts: Discount at the Airport’s parking for the passengers of the new route, discounts at participating airport F&B points, discount at the Airport´s VIP lounge for the passengers
- 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 email@example.com.
- Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): firstname.lastname@example.org
- Market information: statistics & market analysis upon request at email@example.com
- 30 min catchment area: 1,114,000 population
- 60 min catchment area: 1,552,000 population
- 120 min catchment area: 3,185,000 population
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
Economic impact factors for Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport almost wholly centre on the continued exploitation of the endless opportunities provided by tourist development.
- For freight opportunities go to: http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/comercial/en/Page/1237559484370/Air-cargo.html
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- The most southern airport in Continental Europe, is located 8 km. southwest of the city centre.
- Access to the airport from Málaga is made by the A7 road towards Algeciras. Take exit 235 towards Torremolinos to connect with the MA-21 and access the airport.
- From the towns on the Costa del Sol, you have to go along the A7 towards Málaga and take exit 229 towards San Julián. From this exit you can connect with the MA-21, the road leading to the airport.
- The A Express Line connects the city centre with the airport in just 15 minutes.
- Long distance bus line:
- Line M-135 Malaga-Santa Amalia
- Marbella-Airport line
- Estepona-Airport line
- Line M-128: Benalmádena-Torremolinos-Airport
- A suburban train line connects Terminal T4 with several key locations on the Costa del Sol: Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Torremolinos and Malaga centre
Infrastructure & Operations:
- Runways: 2 runways (3200 m and 2750 m)
- Slot Coordinated: Coordinated.
- Operating hours: 24 hours.
- Terminals: 3.
- AIP: http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/navegacion-aerea/en/Page/1078418725163/?other=1083158950596&other2=1083857759015#ancla333
- 2013 update: New services launched this summer include six new routes operated by Vueling (to Brussels, Cardiff, Hamburg, Hannover, Ibiza and Munich), five new routes from Ryanair (to Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Knock, Münster/Osnabrück, and Nuremberg) and new links to the UK with Aer Lingus (Belfast City) and Norwegian (London Gatwick).
Important infrastructure developments and/or other news
For more information on the region go to:
- Andalusian Tourism
- Tourism Board of the Provincial Council of Málaga
- Málaga City Hall
- Tourism in Spain
- Passengers (commercial): 2,409,539 domestic pax; 10,122,165 international pax.
- Air transport movements: 90% regular flights; 10% charter flights.
- Freight: 2,700 tons.
- Largest carriers (Top 10): Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Monarch Airlines, airberlin, Norwegian, Air Europa, transavia.com, Aer Lingus and Jet2.com.