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
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 758,309
Passenger change 13–14 Decrease6.5%
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 (39%) and the UK (7%), however around 48% of all arriving passengers at Jerez Airport are on domestic flights.

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

FTE Jerez, a large pilot training academy, is colocated at the site.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel[3]
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna[4]
Brussels Airlines Seasonal: Brussels[5]
Condor Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover,[6] Munich, Stuttgart
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Vienna (begins 30 October 2016)[7]
operated by Air Nostrum
Jetairfly Seasonal: Brussels
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg
Ryanair Barcelona, Hahn, London–Stansted
Thomson Airways
operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle
Seasonal: London–Gatwick
TUIfly Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
Vueling Barcelona


Passenger figures[edit]

Trafico Aereo Jerez.jpg

Passenger numbers (in thousands) and operations since 2000:[8]

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Passengers (thousands) 692 802 771 846 1,117 1,297 1,382 1,608 1,304 1,002 1,043 1,032 941 812 758
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 38,358

Busiest routes[edit]

Rank Country City Passengers (2013) Passengers (2014) Change Carriers
1  Spain Madrid 195,808 192,663 Decrease01.6% Air Nostrum
2  Spain Barcelona 58,852 83,949 Increase042.6% Ryanair, Vueling
3  Germany Frankfurt 75,105 65,335 Decrease013.0% Condor, TUIfly
4  Spain Majorca 63,077 58,289 Decrease07.6% Air Berlin
5  Germany Düsseldorf 73,990 57,377 Decrease022.5% Condor, Eurowings, TUIfly

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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