Málaga airport is situated at Eight kilometres west of Malaga and is next to the N-340 coast road that joins to the A7 Autopista del Sol motorway for Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella, Estepona and Gibraltar to the west and you could find Malaga, Rincon de la Victoria, Nerja, Granada in the opposite, at East.
It is one of the oldest airports in Spain moreover being one of the main locations of the first airline founded in Spain in the year 1919. It is a large international airport offering connections to over 60 foreign countries and over 120 worldwide airports offer flights into the city.
The busiest routes are those within the EU, particularly to and from the United Kingdom and Ireland Traveller numbers have rised constantly from levels of around 6 million in 1995 to 13 million passengers in 2006. In 2006, it handled 127,769 flight operations and 5,126 tonnes of cargo and it is considered one of Spain's most efficient airports. In response the continuous increase in numbers of travellers, it is presently undergoing major construction.
Malaga airport has two terminals with a third terminal oppened in 2008 and a second runway that was is also inaugurated in 2010.
There are nine rest points and a great and varied selection of bars and restaurants, internet and postal services, bank cash points, useful pharmacies and a good area for children and other services. In the same airport there is too an exhibition about artists of Andalusia. The timetable fo these events is: 10:00-13:30 / 17:00-21:00. Exhibitions change every month, even if you're a frequent traveler, ask for details and see what it is if you have time to spare. There is a museum located in the original Airport (now General Aviation) terminal 10 minutes walk away pie.terminal, very close.
Business people and holidaymakers head for Malaga and the Costa del Sol. Malaga Airport offers all kind of Services for business meetings in the VIP rooms and other class of facilities.
It is a large international airport offering connections to over 60 foreign countries and over 120 worldwide airports offer flights into the city.
The airport has daily flights from all over the world and Europe, included scheduled flights from the following airlines:
Air Berlin (Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Paderborn, Palma de Mallorca)
Air Europa (Bilbao, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Charles de Gaulle)
Air Finland (Helsinki)
Air Transat (Montréal) [seasonal, starts May 5, 2007]
Aer Lingus (Cork, Dublin)
Alitalia (Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino)
Blue Air (Bucharest-Aurel Vlaicu)
Bmibaby (Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Manchester)
British Airways operated by GB Airways (London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow)
Condor Airlines (Frankfurt, Munich)
EasyJet (Basel/Mulhouse, Belfast, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bristol, Dortmund, Geneva, Glasgow, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Milan-Malpensa, Newcastle, Nottingham)
Flyglobespan (Durham Tees Valley, Edinburgh, Glasgow)
General Aviation Service SL (Málaga, Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona y Madrid-Torrejón) Supervisión, representación y handling de aviación ejecutiva.
Jet2.com (Belfast, Blackpool, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle)
Iberia (Barcelona, Madrid)
Iberia operated by Air Nostrum (Asturias, Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Melilla, Palma de Mallorca, San Sebastian, Santander, Tenerife-North, Valencia)
LagunAir (León, Salamanca)
LTU International (Düsseldorf, Munich)
Varig (Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro)
Monarch Airlines (Aberdeen, Birmingham, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester)
Norwegian Air Shuttle (Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim [starts April 14, 2007], Warsaw)
Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise (St. Petersburg)
Ryanair (Charleroi, Dublin, Frankfurt-Hahn, Shannon)
Scandinavian Airlines System (Stockholm-Arlanda [starts 2007-04-28])
SAS Braathens (Oslo)
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Riyadh, Jeddah) [Seasonal]
SkyEurope Airlines (Bratislava [starts June, 2 2007], Budapest [starts June, 2 2007])
Spanair (Barcelona, Bilbao, Copenhagen, Gran Canaria, Madrid, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tenerife-South)
Sterling Airlines (Aalborg, Billund, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm-Arlanda)
Swiss International Air Lines (Geneva, Zürich)
Thomsonfly (Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Doncaster, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester, Newcastle)
Transavia.com (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven)
Vueling Airlines (Barcelona, Madrid)
Virgin Express (Brussels)