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Alicante Airport General Information - ALC

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 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.

Terminal + info

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, which are closed due to the opening of the new terminal. 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. See more information


Address: 03195 L’Altet, Alicante, Comunitat Valenciana, SPAIN
Phone: +34 913 21 10 00 / +34 902 404 704

Email: alcinfo@aena.es

International Connections

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

Lost and Found

Phone: +34 966 919 444
E-mail: alc.objetosperdidos@aena.es
Location: Level 0. Arrivals
Opening hours: from Mon-Fri (except festivities) from 8:30 am to 14:00 pm 


In 2017, Alicante Airport handled more than 13.7 million passengers, a number that ranks the Alicante airport between the 50 busiest ones in Europe, following by this way the rising tendency since 2013.

The largest number of travelers is carried by the airlines: Ryanair (almost 3 million passengers), easyJet (1.4 million passengers), Vueling (over 1 million passengers) and Norwegian Air (over 900,000 passengers).


Alicante airport is located 9 kilometres southwest of Alicante city, in the municipality of Elche, 9 kilomentres east of Elche, 160 kilometres north of Valencia city and 70 kilometres north of Murcia.

Transport + info

-Bus : By both local and interurban buses is possible to transfer not only to downtown Alicante, also to other popular destinations within the region (Calpe, Murcia, Torrevieja, Torrellano, Guardamar and Santa Pola). Check the bus section for further information. See more information


- Train/Tram: From Alicante Airport it is possible to transfer to either train or tram. It is, in fact, the most recommended way to get directly to downtown. See more information


- Taxi: It is fairly easy to get to downtown Alicante from the airport within 20 minutes by taxi. Radio Taxi Elche is the main taxi company serving Alicante Airport. See more information


- Car Rental: Alicante region offers an amazing experience thanks to its sand gold beaches and its pleasant climate. Do not hesitate to hire a car at Alicante Airport through our search engine!

Services + info

Alicante-Elche airport provides several services to all passengers as (among others):

- Banking services (ATMs)
- Free Wi-Fi connection along the terminal facilities
- Lost & found
- Lost luggage
- Assistance for Passengers with Special Needs
- Medical Assistance
- Food and Beverages
- Duty Free
- VIP Lounge
- Meeting rooms

See more information


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

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