Seville Airport (SVQ/LEZL)

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Flamenco, chilled sangria and bullfights – Seville is as Spanish as it gets. The grandeur of the past has been recognized worldwide and the city now has not one, but three UNESCO Heritage Sites.

There has been significant investment in advanced technologies – Seville is an Airbus Military stronghold and it also boasts the world's biggest solar energy plant. The Holy Week and the Feria de Abril are among the most famous and well-known events in Spain. The Cinema Festival has become more and more popular over recent years.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Seville Airport received the Best Airport 5-10 million passengers Award by Airports Council International (ACI) in 2018.
  • CAPA-Center for Aviation awards Seville Airport with the Excellence Award for aerodromes with less than 10 million passengers, in recognition of its strategy to grow and diversify its traffic.
  • In 2015 Seville Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Safety Agency (AESA), meeting the international standards recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The certification, valid indefinitely, entails both safety improvements and meeting international technical standards.
  • Region with strong economy and high yield catchment area.
  • Seville has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the largest Gothic Cathedral and the third largest church in the world, the Alcazar of Seville and the General Archives of the Indies.
  • Tourists can enjoy wandering through the narrow streets and main avenues, seeing the magnificent monuments and buildings which contribute to the city’s fascinating heritage, many of them standing since the Moorish conquest in the 8th century.
  • Significant investment in advanced technologies – Seville is an AIRBUS’ stronghold and also features the world’s biggest solar energy plant.
  • The Holy Week and the Feria de Abril are among the most famous and well-known events in Spain. The Cinema Festival is becoming more and more popular in recent years.
  • Seville Airport has implemented an Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System, certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.
  • Seville Airport was certified by the Spanish Aviation Agency (AESA), according to EU 139/2014 regulation.
  • Information about COVID-19 measures in place can be found at Info COVID-19.


Seville might be easily marketable, but it's a competitive environment. A number of carriers operate domestic services, while Germany still suffers from a lack of connectivity, with Düsseldorf and Stuttgart being underserved.

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:

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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:

Potential cooperation from the Spanish Tourism Board (Tourspain):

Market information: statistics & market analysis on request at

The map shows the population 2 hours driving from Seville Airport (the red square), and the nearest airports in the area (Malaga Airport, Cordoba Airport, Badajoz Airport, Jerez Airport and Portuguese Algarve Airport).

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment area: 1.6M population.
  • 60-minute catchment area: 2.3M population.
  • 120-minute catchment area: 4.3M population.
  • Portuguese zones not included in these figures.

A place where business is done: The new Seville landmark building, the 180-metre, 40-floor Cajasol Tower was completed in November 2014. Besides Seville's FIBES Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos, the city also boasts the only inland maritime port in Spain.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Seville Airport – the iconic terminal was opened for the city's hosting of Expo 1992 – its architecture is heavily influenced by regional design.


  • Located 10 kilometres north-west of the city.

Road Access

  • From Seville, there is a connection to the national motorway A-4 towards Madrid, via the San Pablo motorway.

Bus access

  • Line EA: Airport Special.

Infrastructure & Operations

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news

Seville runway

For more Seville region information please go to:

Vital statistics

2019 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 3.7 millions domestic pax; 3.9 millions international pax.
  • Flights: 99% regular; 1% charter.
  • Freight: 9,900 tons
  • Largest carriers (Top 5): Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Iberia Express and Transavia France.



Airport charges

Annual report