Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA)


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Island inspiration for Chopin's Raindrop Prelude: Mallorca now heavily promotes its associations with the many artists who have made it their refuge and home.

Rafael Nadal's birthplace and holiday home for celebs such as Michael Douglas, Mallorca is a paradise for paparazzis.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Major cultural and sun & beach tourist attractions.
  • The island has more than 550 kilometres of coasts and 208 beaches, 158 of them are sandy.
  • Multi-cultural and lively city.
  • Potential for convention and congress tourism.
  • Hidden natural areas like Sa Calobra and one UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Sierra de Tramuntana.
  • La Seu is the second highest Gothic cathedral among the European Gothic cathedrals.
  • It is a perfect place to practice water sports.
  • Highly recommended Mediterranean cuisine and local of origin products: wine (Binissalem) and olives.
  • Health tourism: talaso-therapy centres, spa hotels, beauty centres.
  • Palma de Mallorca airport has implemented an Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System, certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.
  • Many private companies and associations have rewarded the airport´s work:
    • Palma de Mallorca Airport is committed to protecting the environment, in accordance with the Aena Integrated Quality, Environment and Energy Efficiency Management Policy.
    • Palma de Mallorca airport has a Web Trak application to control the Acoustic impact, available on Aena’s webpage, which provides precise and transparent information on aeronautical operations and their sound levels.
    • Palma de Mallorca airport was awarded by the Balearic Bussiness Federation of Transports for the good institutional relations and the excellent air traffic data registered in 2015.
    • Palma de Mallorca is listed within the top ten Southern Europe Airports in the Skytrax 2013 passengers surveys.
    • In 2011, the Palma de Mallorca Airport was distinguished with the Airport Service Quality Awards by Skytrax in the category of Best Improvement by ACI.
    • Palma de Mallorca Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation.
    • Winner of the ACI Europe Best Airport 2009 Award at the “10-25 million passenger” category for its strong relationships with its airline costumers & its successful adoption of a hub strategy.
    • Palma de Mallorca Airport has Level-2 certification under ACI Europe’s Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme for its reduced carbon footprint.

PMI has been successful at establishing long-term relationships with many European carriers and Palma de Mallorca Airport won the ACI EUROPE 'Best Airport 10-25m Category' in 2009.

Santiago runwayAena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. CLICK TO EXPAND
Santiago runwayAena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. CLICK TO EXPAND

Marketing and other support

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. See the new incentive that Aena offers in 2019 and discover which one suit 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 3 million passengers and seasonal airports during the off-peak season.
  • Seasonality.
  • Off-peak days.
  • Connecting flights.
  • Freight: Exempted of cargo charge from the 5th of July 2014
  • The airport charges decrease 2,2% on average until 2021 annually

The conditions of the Aena Incentive scheme 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

Catchment Area

The map shows the population living near Palma de Majorca Airport (the green square), and the nearest airports in the area (Ibiza and Menorca Airports).

There are 880,113 people living in Mallorca.

In 2017, over 10,000 tonnes of cargo passed through PMI, including a great deal of high value fresh fish destined for the island's substantial restaurant trade including its best fish restaurant – the Can Eduardo – patronised by Spain's King Juan Carlos (also a prominent Mallorca resident).

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Geography

  • Palma de Mallorca airport is located eight kilometres east of the main city.

Road Access

  • The airport can be accessed from the Palma-Santanyi motorway.

Bus Access

  • Route 1 – Airport-City-Port.
  • Route 21 – S’Arenal-Airport.

Infrastructure & Operations

Mallorca Airport

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

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Vital statistics

2018 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 7.0 millions domestic pax; 22.1 millions international pax.
  • Air Transport Movements: 91% regular; 9% charter.
  • Freight: 10,000 tonnes.
  • Largest carriers (Top five): Ryanair, Eurowings, easyJet, Vueling and Air Europa.

Financials

Airport charges

Annual report