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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Spain

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in Spain. At Barcelona International Airport alone, 69 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 163 destinations.

Out of the twelve airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. Vueling Airlines is leading here with a total of 148 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Spain

BCNBarcelona International AirportBarcelona69163
MADAdolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas AirportMadrid69158
AGPMálaga AirportMálaga38115
PMIPalma De Mallorca AirportPalma De Mallorca37126
LPAGran Canaria AirportGran Canaria Island3680
TFSTenerife South AirportTenerife Island3383
ALCAlicante International AirportAlicante2196
TFNTenerife Norte AirportTenerife Island1017
SCQSantiago de Compostela AirportSantiago de Compostela722
SPCLa Palma AirportSta Cruz de la Palma, La Palma Island67
VLCValencia AirportValencia2657
FUEFuerteventura AirportFuerteventura Island2553
ACELanzarote AirportLanzarote Island2454
IBZIbiza AirportIbiza2058
BIOBilbao AirportBilbao1835
SVQSevilla AirportSevilla1338
MAHMenorca AirportMenorca Island1123
LEIAlmería International AirportAlmería1015
XRYJerez AirportJerez de la Forntera815
VGOVigo AirportVigo65
OVDAsturias AirportRanón510
LCGA Coruña AirportCulleredo56
MJVSan Javier AirportSan Javier517
REUReus Air BaseReus416
VLLValladolid AirportValladolid42
GROGirona AirportGirona449
GRXFederico Garcia Lorca AirportGranada45
SDRSantander AirportSantander317
ZAZZaragoza Air BaseZaragoza38
PNAPamplona AirportPamplona21

Freight volume

In 2021, a total of 850.82 million ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Spain. Barcelona International Airport alone accounted for around 96,568 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Spain

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Vueling Airlines. It flies to 148 domestic and international airports. It currently has a fleet of 126 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Spain are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
VYVueling AirlinesVueling126148
IBIberia AirlinesIberia8288
UXAir EuropaEuropa4244
YWAir NostrumAir Nostrum3958
NTBinter CanariasBinter3320
I2Iberia ExpressIberexpress2244

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