Malaga Airport, or Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport, serves the city of Malaga and the tourist region of Costa del Sol on the southern Mediterranean coast of Spain. It is mainly used in the summer for charter flights and seasonal scheduled flights. Malaga Airport opened on this location in 1919 but the airport remained fairly small until the rise of tourism and package holidays in the 1970s. Since then new terminals and a new runway has been built.
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Which airlines fly to Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport?
How many runways and passenger terminals does Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport have?
The Malaga Airport has now two runways and three passenger terminals, all next to each other. Terminal 1 (T1) is currently closed as all flights have moved to the new Terminal 3 and it is currently refurbished. Terminal 2 (T2) was opened in 1991 and is three floors with departures on the second floor and arrivals on the ground floor. EasyJet, EasyJet Switzerland and Ryanair have their check-in desks here. Terminal 3 (T3) opened in 2008 almost doubling the capacity of the airport. All other airlines have their check-in here.
Where is Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport located?
The airport is located 10 km southwest of Malaga and 5 km north of Torremolinos.
How to get from the airport to Malaga city centre by public transport?
Malaga Airport has a train station opposite Terminal 3. A train to Malaga Centro will cost 1.80 euro for a one-way ticket and takes about 12 minutes. Departure are frequent: three times an hour.
Bus A departs every half hour for downtown Malaga (final stop is the bus station next to the train station), one-way ticket is 3 euro.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Malaga city centre?
A taxi into the city will cost 20 to 30 euros.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
What are popular destinations from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport?
Most flights from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport are to Amsterdam and to Eindhoven but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Transavia. Every day there are flights to 7 destinations from Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
- 2. Eindhoven: Eindhoven Airport (EIN)
- 3. London: London Stansted Airport (STN)
- 4. Weeze: Niederrhein Airport (NRN)
- 5. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (CPH)
- 6. Helsinki: Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)