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, from July 6 to 14 – 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 has access to Spain’s High Speed rail network.
  • Pamplona Airport has implemented an Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System, certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.
  • Pamplona Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation.

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.

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 2018 and discover which one suits 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 three million passengers and seasonal airports during the off-peak season;
  • Seasonality;
  • Off-peak days;
  • Connecting flights;
  • Freight: is exempted of cargo charge from the 5 July 2014;
  • Airport charges decrease on average 2.2% annually until 2021.

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 population within a two-hour drive from Pamplona Airport (the red 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: 404,000.
  • 60-minute catchment: 1,600,000.
  • 120-minute catchment: 4,300,000.

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 2017 around 163,000 travellers went through its doors, mostly on domestic flights — so there is plenty of room for growth.


  • 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

2018 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 159,900 domestic passengers; 45,600 international passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: 96% scheduled flights; 4% charter flights.
  • Freight: 29,300 tonnes.
  • Main carriers: Air Nostrum, Lufthansa.