Pamplona Airport (PNA/LEPP)


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Pamplona, capital of the Navarra region, best known for its Running of the Bulls festival, has much more to offer – attracting major investors such as Volkswagen. The new terminal, opened in 2010, brought the airport's annual capacity up to 1.1 million.

Navarra – a global leader in sustainability. Navarra Innova, the regional government's special task force for creating new industry clusters, has started 12 Technology Centres focusing on renewable energy, the automotive industry, nanotechnology and medicine.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • The city is famous worldwide for the San Fermin celebration, which runs from 6 to 14 July — its most famous event is the ‘running of the bulls’.
  • Navarra has important industry in high-tech sectors such as windmills, aerospace auxiliary industry and the automotive industry.
  • Pamplona is well connected by highways and it will have access to Spain’s high speed rail network in two to three years.

Spanning the Pyrenees to the plains of the Ebro river valley, Navarra offers a spectacular mix of nature and nurture. James Bond paid a visit to shoot 'The World is Not Enough' in Bardenas Reales, a semi-desert area and World Biosphere Reserve.

Marketing and other support

INCENTIVES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE SPANISH AIRPORTS 
See the incentive scheme Aena offers airlines in 2016 and discover which 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;
  • Note: A 1.9% reduction in all the airport charges will be effective on 1st March 2016.

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

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, temporary discounts on parking, VIP lounges, shops and F&B, 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

To contact the local authorities, please go tohttp://www.turismodepamplona.es

The map shows the population within a two-hour drive from Pamplona Airport (the green square) and the nearest airports in the area. San Fermin is the trade mark of Pamplona. In the north of Navarra, in the Basque towns of Ituren and Zubieta, the residents hold the age old Joaldunak ritual procession, dressing up and ringing historic cow bells to purify their community.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minutes catchment: 368,479.
  • 60-minute catchment: 1,107,172.
  • 120-minutes catchment: 4,352,938.

Navarra, produces some of the world's finest reds, based on traditional varieties such as Grenache. Meanwhile, Pamplona's VW plant manufacturers an astonishing 300,000 Polos per year – making it one of the car giant's most productive plants.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Although the airport's terminal can handle over a million passengers, in 2015 around 140,000 travellers went through its doors, mostly on domestic traffic — so there is plenty of room for growth.

Geography

  • Pamplona Airport is situated at eight kilometres from the city, between the towns of Noain and Esquiroz.

Road access

  • To reach the airport, take the N-121 national highway in the direction of Zaragoza and exit onto the NA-6006 motorway at kilometre five.

Bus access

  • Line 16 – Aizoain-Noain-Beriain.

Infrastructure & Operations

Pamplona airport

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Vital Statistics

2015 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 138,520 domestic passengers; 5,505 international passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: 96% scheduled flights; 4% charter flights.
  • Freight: Four tonnes.
  • Main carrier: Air Nostrum.

Financials