Valencia Airport (VLC/LEVC)


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It's better than Monaco now: The streets of Valencia host Formula 1's European Grand Prix. This is the third largest city in Spain and one of Europe's most dynamically growing municipalities.

The future, now: Valencia born and bred architect Santiago Calatrava designed the amazingly futuristic City of Arts and Sciences development, now a true wonder of the architectural world.

Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • Economic, industrial & tourist centre; key port in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • As America’s Cup 2007 host, Valencia became well known worldwide.
  • Since 2008, Valencia has hosted F1’s Telefonica European Grand Prix.
  • Las Fallas is a traditional celebration held in commemoration of Saint José (19 March).
  • La Tomatina. It is a festival held in the Valencian town of Buñol, located 30km from the Mediterranean, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight purely for fun. It is held on the last Wednesday of August, during the week of the festivities of Buñol.
  • The Port of Valencia is the fifth busiest container port in Europe and the largest on the Mediterranean.

Valencia also leads in telecom and transport sectors, and is highly influential in education, media, arts and sport: After being chosen to be the Host City of the 32nd America's Cup in 2007, the first ever to be held in Europe, in 2010 Valencia also welcomed the 33rd edition of the oldest sports trophy in the world. Furthermore Valencia is also the true home of…paella.

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives.

Marketing and other support

Aena offers airlines an extensive range of incentives. See the new incentive that Aena offers airlines in 2017 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;
  • The Spanish Governement has approved an 11% reduction in all the airport charges in the period 2017-2021 (2.2% annually). It will be effective as of 1 March 2017.

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 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 to http://www.valenciaterraimar.org

The map shows the population within a two-hour drive from Valencia Airport (the red square) and the nearest airports in the area (Alicante Airport, Murcia-San Javier Airport and Albacete Airport). Valencia's own festival, Las Fallas, is possibly the most colorful in the whole country as a multitude of puppets fill the streets. In August, the party continues in a nearby town of Buñol, which attracts thousands of people to La Tomatina, the world's biggest tomato fight.

Catchment Area

  • 30-minute catchment: 2,059,308.
  • 60-minute catchment: 3,066,747.
  • 120-minute catchment: 4,972,477.

The Port of Valencia is Europe's fifth largest container facility and the busiest in the Mediterranean. The city is also a major convention centre – a great climate helps the airport grow its business network offering.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Valencia Airport handles mostly international services and enjoys plenty of interest from full-service carriers due to the airport's healthy share in high-yielding business traffic.

Geography

  • Valencia Airport is located eight kilometres to the west of the capital.

Road Access

  • It is easily accessed from the national road N-220, which connects the A-3 and the V-30.

Bus Access

  • Line 150: Valencia-Airport.

Underground access

There are two underground lines which link the airport, the city centre and the port:

  • Line 3. Rafelbunyol-Airport.
  • Line 5. Maritim Serreria – Torrent Av. / Airport.

Infrastructure & Operations

Valencia Airport

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Vital statistics

2016 figures

  • Passengers (commercial): 1.6m domestic passengers; 4.2m international passengers.
  • Air Transport Movements: 99% scheduled flights; 1% charter flights.
  • Freight: 12,581 tonnes.
  • Largest carriers (top five): Ryanair, Vueling, Air Europa, Air Nostrum and SWISS.

Financials

Airport charges

Annual report