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 has been a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1983, and has developed an environmentally friendly tourism.
  • Footwear, leather goods, jewellery and other small industries makes this island one of the best destinations for business in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Menorca is especially well-known for its traditional summer fiestas, which intrigue many visitors. The ‘Festes de Sant Joan’ is held annually in Ciutadella, for three days.
  • The port of Mahon, located to the east coast of the island, is the second largest natural harbor in Europe. Currently it combines tourist and industrial functions, along with numerous cruises.

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

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 increasing number of passengers on a route
  • 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:


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.

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Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain):

Market information: statistics and market analysis on request at

The map shows the nearest airports in the area (Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza Airports). There are 1.1 million inhabitants in the Balearic Islands. Menorca is very popular with second home buyers, and many have decided to relocate here from Northen Europe.

Catchment Area

  • There are around 93,313 people living in Menorca (within 30 minutes).

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 kilometres to the south-west 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

Menorca runway

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

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Vital statistics

2016 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 1.5m domestic passengers; 1.7m international passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: 81% scheduled flights; 19% charter flights.
  • Freight: 1,391 tonnes.
  • Largest carriers (top five): Vueling, Air Nostrum, Thomson Airways, easyJet and Ryanair.


Airport charges

Annual report