Granada Airport is located in the plains of the river Genil, 16 kilometres west of Granada near the small town of Sante Fé. It is a modern airport managed by the Spanish airport authority, AENA.
In 2005 it handled just over 800,000 passengers, 200,000 more than the previous year thanks to the introduction of flights by Monarch Airlines and Ryanair.
The terminal building has two arrival areas and three boarding gates and can cater for 550 departures per hour. The majority of flights are national to Madrid, Barcelona, Palma and Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
In addition, there are regular international flights to Gatwick, Stanstead and Liverpool. Facilities Gift shop, bar-restaurant and a VIP lounge.
Car hire : five main car hire companies with desks in the main building. Atesa (0034 958 245 240), Avis (0034 958 446 455), Europcar (0034 958 245 275), Hertz (0034 958 245 277) and Helle Hollis (0034 658 200 166)
Car park: Spaces for 450 cars. Open 7.30am to 9.30pm.
Access By car: Access to the airport is from the A92 motorway that runs from Seville to Granada.
By taxi: Taxi rank next to terminal building
By bus: Bus park is outside the terminal building and there are 7 departures daily to and from the airport.