Menorca Airport (MAH/LEMH)

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Menorca is the third most popular of the Balearic Islands, widely appreciated for its more intimate, private feel.

Gin isn't the most obvious drink in Spain, but it certainly is on Menorca where British soldiers, who were stationed here two centuries ago, unknowingly inspired a long-lasting tradition.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Relevant tourist hot spot.
  • Menorca is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1983, and has developed an environmentally friendly tourism.
  • Footwear, leather goods, jewelry and other small industries makes this island one of the best destinies for business in the Mediterranean Sea.

Menorca's own pure-breed horse – the all-black Menorcan – the focal point of the annual Horse Festival held in June.

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
  • Possible cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain):
  • Market information: Statistics & market analysis on request at
  • To contact the local authorities, please go to

Menorca is very popular with second home buyers, and many have decided to relocate here from northen Europe.

Catchment Area

  • Within 30 min: 95,000 (total population)

Air cargo is almost entirely induced by the demands of dynamic tourism on the island.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

With significantly lower demand in the winter season, London is the only international destination served throughout the year. Although scheduled flights are plentiful during the summer, many European markets remain unserved.


  • Menorca Airport is located approximately 4,5 km to the southwest of the island’s capital, Mahon.

Road Access

  • From Mahon: access is by the PM-704; then take the PM-709, towards the airport.
  • From Ciutadella: access is by the C-721; then take the PM-709, towards the airport.

Bus Access

  • Line 10: Airport – Mahón

Infrastructure & Operations:

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

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Vital statistics

2012 figures

  • Passengers (commercial):
    • Domestic: 1,266,544
    • International: 1,265,698
  • Air Transport Movements:
    • Scheduled: 70.1%
    • Charter: 29.9%
  • Freight: 1,790 tons.
  • Largest carriers (Top 10): Vueling, Thomson Airways, Air Nostrum, Ryanair, Monarch Airlines, Thomas Cook UK, easyJet, Air Europa, TUIfly, airberlín.

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Airport charges

Annual report