Jerez Airport

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Jerez Airport
Aeropuerto de Jerez
Jerez Airport back.JPG


XRY is located in Andalusia
Location of airport in Andalusia
Airport type Public
Operator Aena
Location Jerez de la Frontera
Elevation AMSL 28 m / 93 ft
Coordinates 36°44′41″N 006°03′36″W / 36.74472°N 6.06000°W / 36.74472; -6.06000
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
Source: Spanish AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]

Jerez Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Jerez) (IATA: XRYICAO: LEJR), also known as La Parra Airport,[2] is an airport located 8 km (5.0 mi) northeast[1] of Jerez de la Frontera in Southern Spain, about 28.1 mi (45.2 km) from Cadiz. It is a modern airport with the principal arrivals and departures areas on the ground floor.

Jerez Airport is conveniently located for access to Gibraltar, Cadiz, Tarifa and the Costa del Sol which is a 90-minute drive away.

Most visitors at the airport arrive from Germany and the UK however around 36% of all arriving passengers at Jerez Airport are on domestic flights.

Ryanair introduced regular flights between Jerez Airport and London which helped increase passenger numbers at the airport to 1.1 million in 2004.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Berlin Palma de Mallorca
Arkefly Seasonal: Málaga
Condor Seasonal: Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover (begins 13 May 2016),[3] Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart
Germanwings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn
operated by Air Nostrum
Seasonal charter: Vitoria
Iberia Express Madrid
Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Ryanair Seasonal: Barcelona, Hahn, London–Stansted
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Seasonal: Brussels
Thomson Airways Seasonal: London–Gatwick, Manchester
TUIfly Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
Vueling Barcelona


Trafico Aereo Jerez.jpg

Passenger numbers (in thousands) and operations since 2000:[4]

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Passengers (thousands) 692 802 771 846 1,117 1,297 1,382 1,608 1,304 1,002 1,043 1,032 941 812
Operations 24,800 26,988 32,687 24,946 26,599 38,235 46,535 50,374 50,511 45,451 50,941 41,713 38,701 42,257

Ground Transportation[edit]

There are regular buses to and from the airport to Jerez, El Puerto de Santa Maria and Cádiz. Taxis and car rental companies are available, too.

Jerez Airport train station is situated to the west of the airport, this is the other side of the car parking. Both medium distance and local trains operate a regular timetable.


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