Región de Murcia International Airport (RMU/LEMI)


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The all-new Región de Murcia International Airport – just 30 minutes to major tourist resorts such as Torrevieja, La Manga, and el Mar Menor and major new developments including several championship-standard 18-hole golf courses.


Over 100,000 British residents in the catchment area and 21 golf resorts in the Región de Murcia alone

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Murcia is a tourist area with a strong potential and relevant development in the past years. Close to Alicante, it is famous for its Mediterranean beaches, extremely good weather, sports and leisure attractions.
  • The Cathedral of Murcia, the Cardenal Belunga Square, the Bishop´s Palace and a number of baroque buildings are the highlights of the city of Murcia.
  • Second residence for European tourists. It averages around 300 days of sun per year. The mild winters and warm summers make Murcia an attractive destination all year round.
  • Region of Murcia International Airport received the ‘Paloma del Turismo 2019′ award, granted by the Faculty of Tourism of the University of Murcia, which recognizes the work of tourism promotion in the region.
  • The magazine Actualidad Económica, with the support of Bankia, recognised Region of Murcia International Airport with the award for Best Public Initiative within the awards for Business Success in Murcia.
  • As part of the environmental initiatives that Region de Murcia IA is implementing, it has adquired new electric vehicles.
  • Región de Murcia International Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Safety Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation.
  • Information about COVID-19 measures in place can be found at Info COVID-19.

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Marketing and other support

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. See the new incentive that Aena offers in 2020 and discover which one suit your type of operation best:
  • Operation recovery.
  • Seasonality.
  • Off-peak days.
  • Connecting flights.
  • Freight: Exempted of cargo charge from the 5th of July 2014
  • Airport charges decrease on average by 2,2% annually until 2021

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

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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/airport-marketing.html

Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain): infosmile@tourspain.es

Market information: statistics & market analysis on request at airlinebox@aena.es

Airport user profile: The catchment area includes the entire Región de Murcia, the southern coast of the province of Alicante, the northern coast of Almeria and part of the province of Albacete.

Catchment Area

  • 30 min catchment area: 800,000 population
  • 60 min catchment area: 2.1 million pop.
  • 120 min catchment area: 4.1 million pop.

Región de Murcia is one of Europe's largest producers of fruit and vegetables, soon to be additionally served by the new airport's 2,000 m2 cargo terminal.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Geography

  • Región de Murcia International Airport is located 27 km South of the city centre.

Road Access

  • Access to the airport by road is from both A30 road, which links the city of Murcia with Cartagena, exit 161.

Public transport

  • Airport – San Andrés Murcia bus station
  • Airport – Cartagena – La Manga
  • Airport – Mar Menor
  • Airport – Mazarrón – Águilas

Infrastructure & Operations

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Financials

Airport charges
Annual report