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Alicante Airport (ALC)

Welcome to Alicante International Airport! This site will help you to be informed about all kind of information regarding to Alicante Airport services and tourist information that you should know.

Alicante Airport (airport code ALC) is currently the sixth largest airport in Spain and is the gateway to the Costa Blanca resort region. Growing in size continuously over the past years, in March 2011 the airport got a brand new terminal building, replacing the old two terminals.

Alicante airport ranks sixth in the Spanish airport network due to affluent passengers, behind Madrid Airport, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga and Gran Canaria, ranking among the 50 busiest airports in Europe.

Alicante and the Costa Blanca are recognized worldwide for the quality of life that can be enjoyed on their land. The Costa Blanca is full of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, ideal for enjoying the Mediterranean. Come to Alicante and also enjoys good weather, good food and a range of activities to do during your vacation.


Alicante airport is situated 9 kilometres southwest of the capital, in the municipality of Elche.


Alicante-Elche airport provides various services to all passengers as (among others):
- Banking services (ATMs)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Assistance for Passengers with Special Needs
- Medical Assistance
- Food and Beverages
- Duty Free
- VIP Lounge or
- Meeting rooms

Drones near the airport

In Spain, is completely forbidden to fly drones near the airport (8km). Check here in order to rent a drone in Spain or to make professional drone shots


Several companies operate at the airport offering good vehicles and prices. Check the options here!



Passengers & Flights

In 2015 Alicante Airport handled more than 10.5 million passengers, a number that ranks the Alicante airport between the 10 busiest ones in Spain.

The largest number of travelers is carried by the airlines: Ryanair (almost 3 million passengers), easyJet (over 1.2 million passengers) and Vueling (over 1 million passengers). 




Most of these passengers are from the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands.




Tourism is reflected in the percentage of international flights that this airport handles (80% of the total).



The airport has one main terminal for the passenger traffic known as NAT (Nueva Área Terminal) or The New Terminal. There are two more terminals, T1 and T2 but currently aren’t operating for the passenger traffic. The airport handle international and domestic flights.

NAT: the terminal building has 4 levels (P-2, P0, P2 and P3) and a total of 26 boarding gates. In front of the NAT terminal there is the parking garage and the car rental agencies. More than 40 airlines operate at Alicante airport.

Address: 03195 L'Altet, Alicante
Phone: +34 913 21 10 00 


Phone: 966 91 94 44
E-mail: Location: Level 0. Arrivals
Opening hours: from Mon-Fri (except festivities) from 9 am to 14.30 pm.  



- Bus: locals and interurbans. Local buses reach Elche (line 1A and 1B), Alicante (Line C6) and Arenales del Sol (Line 1B) from the airport. Ticket price is about 1,50 euros. Interurban buses: connect with various destinations as Murcia, Benidorm, or Calpe, among others.

- Train / Tram: runs along the White Coast (Costa Blanca) reaching various localities as Denia or Benidorm. There are 4 lines: 1, 2, 3 and 4. Company: Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana.

- Taxi: the company operating at the airport is Radio Taxi Elche. Vehicles have a green line that crosses from the front to the back of the vehicles and have the shield of Elche in the front doors. To reach Alicante rate is about 19 euros, Benidorm is about 70 euros and Denia about 115.

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