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Information regarding the terminal building at Alicante Airport

Terminal NAT - New Terminal Área (Nueva Área Terminal)

Since 2011, Alicante airport or Alicante-Elche airport has an integrated passenger terminal operative known as “The New Terminal” or “NAT”, which stands for Nueva Área Terminal.

At the airport there are two more terminals (T1 and T2) but these are currently closed due to the opening of this new terminal.


The airport manages both international and domestic flights. Most of the passengers arriving at Alicante airport come from UK, Germany, Netherlands and Norway as well as national tourism from Spain.


Tourism has increased during the last years and now exceeds the 13.7 million passengers annually.

Alicante airport is the fifth busiest airport in Spain in terms of passenger traffic and it is ranked between the 50 busiest ones in Europe.


In total, the terminal building has 4 floors: P-2, P0, P2 and P3:
- Level P-2: Ground Transportation (Buses, Shuttles, Private Transportation), Meeting Point for Passengers with Special Needs. Services available: Food and drink vending machines, Free Wi-Fi connection, tour operators offices.
- Level P0: Arrivals from national and international flights. Ground Transportation access, Meeting Point for Passengers with Special Needs, Guardia Civil (Police), Rental Car Desks. Services available: Baggage claim area, Pharmacy, multipurpose room, Lost & found, currency exchange, Medical centre, lost luggage, Costa Blanca Tourist Information, waiting area, food and drink concessions.
- Level P2: Departures. Check-in Desks, and kiosks auto check-in from Iberia. Services available: Aena Information counter, ATMs, currency exchange, children's play area, pharmacy, taxi stand, retail, food and drink concessions. Access to Gates B21-35 (east) and to Gates C37-50 (north).
- Level P3: VIP Lounges, multiporpose room and Meeting/Conference Rooms.

Just in front of the terminal there is the the Parking P1 where some car rental agencies operate.



The terminal has a total of 26 gates named:
Gates B: from B21 to B23, from B25 to B27, from B29 to B35.
Gates C: from C37 to C43 and from C45 to C50.

The terminal building is provided with 96 check-in desks, 16 baggage reclaim carousels and 15 airbridges.



See the available airlines operating to and from Alicante Airport



See the available services at Alicante Airport


Airport lounges

Alicante Airport Terminal offers to their passengers the Sala VIP - Salon IFACH, located in the Airside, second level. In order to get there, please take the escalator to the third floor from both Gates B and C.