Federico García Lorca Granada Airport

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Granada Airport

Aeropuerto Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén
Aeropuerto de Granada.png
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerENAIRE
OperatorAena
ServesGranada
LocationGranada
Elevation AMSL1,860 ft / 567 m
Coordinates37°11′19″N 03°46′38″W / 37.18861°N 3.77722°W / 37.18861; -3.77722Coordinates: 37°11′19″N 03°46′38″W / 37.18861°N 3.77722°W / 37.18861; -3.77722
Websiteaena.es
Map
GRX is located in Spain
GRX
GRX
Location within Spain
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,514 2,900 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers901,961
Passengers change 16-17Increase20.1%
Sources: Aena [1][2]

Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport (IATA: GRX, ICAO: LEGR), also known as Granada Airport, is the airport serving the province and city of Granada, in Spain, although it has Jaén in its name. The airport is located near to Chauchina and Santa Fe, about 9.4 miles (15 km) west of Granada and 62.5 miles (100 km) south of Jaén.

Construction of the airport began in 1970 and it opened as Aeropuerto de Granada in 1972. On June 13, 2006 it was officially named after the poet Federico García Lorca, born near Granada.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air EuropaPalma de Mallorca
British Airways Seasonal: London-City
easyJet Berlin–Tegel,[2] London-Gatwick, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Nantes (begins 31 March 2019), Naples[3], Bordeaux[4] (Begins 15th June)
Iberia RegionalMadrid
VuelingBarcelona, Bilbao,[5] Gran Canaria,[5] Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Charles de Gaulle,[5] Tenerife-South [5]

Statistics[edit]

Passenger numbers and operations since 2000:[6]

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Passengers 509,442 514,966 486,756 525,869 590,931 875,827 1,086,236 1,467,625 1,422,013 1,187,813 978,254 872,752 728,428 638,288 650,544 707,268 753,142 901,961
Operations 9,906 10,444 11,188 12,804 13,584 15,746 17,583 21,822 19,279 16,300 13,843 13,142 11,375 10,563 10,348 11,088 11,331 12,539

References[edit]

  1. ^ "그라나다-하엔 페데리코 가르시아 로르카 공항". www.doopedia.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  2. ^ "easyJet outlines new routes from Berlin Tegel in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  3. ^ "EasyJet anunciará hoy la conexión entre Granada y Berlín a partir de septiembre". 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ http://infocostatropical.com/noticia.asp?id_noticia=83935. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ a b c d 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Vueling expands Granada operation from Dec 2017".
  6. ^ "Aena.es". www.aena.es.

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