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Aeropuerto de Lanzarote
|Operator||Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (Aena)|
|Location||San Bartolomé, Las Palmas|
|Elevation AMSL||14 m / 47 ft|
Lanzarote Airport (IATA: ACE, ICAO: GCRR) (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Lanzarote), also known as Arrecife Airport, is the airport serving the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The airport is located in San Bartolomé, Las Palmas, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of the town of Arrecife. It handles flights to many European airports, with hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, as well as internal flights to other Spanish airports. It handled 5,883,039 passengers in 2014.
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In the 1930s a need for an aerodrome on the island became evident when connections were required with the other islands and the mainland, as well as a refuelling point for aircraft. Subsequently an airfield was built at Llanos de Guacimeta. The first aircraft to land at the airport was a Junkers Ju 52 EC-DAM on the 24 July 1941. The Spanish Air Force then saw a need for a permanent aerodrome for defence purposes, and this was constructed in Arrecife. In 1946 the airport provisionally accepted civil traffic. Improvements were carried out to the existing facilities, with a runway extension and additional ramp space provided.
A new passenger terminal was constructed along with a control centre, and on 3 March 1970 international and domestic flights began using the airport. A centrepiece of the Gaucimeta terminal was the mural created by Caesar Manrique entitled Lanzarote.
The growing use of the airport called for the need of improved facilities. DME, ILS and VOR facilities were installed for Runway 03/21 along with additional holding points. New runway lighting and a fire station were also commissioned. In 1999 a new passenger terminal opened (Terminal 1), with a capacity of 6 million passengers per annum. Since then, the original passenger terminal has been revamped and is now used for inter-island flights (Terminal 2).
In 2002, in response to interest from both tourists and local people about the island's aviation heritage, Aena decided to use the Guacimeta passenger terminal as an aviation museum. The museum provides a comprehensive and detailed insight into the history of aviation on the island. There are a number of audio-visual presentations.
|Aer Lingus||Cork, Dublin
|Air Europa||Bilbao, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela
Seasonal: Barcelona (begins 4 July 2017)
operated by NAYSA
|Gran Canaria (PSO), Tenerife-North (PSO)|
|CanaryFly||Gran Canaria (PSO), Tenerife-North (PSO)|
|Condor||Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart
|easyJet||Belfast-International, Bristol, Hamburg, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Milan-Malpensa
Seasonal: Amsterdam, London-Southend
|Germania||Bremen, Dresden, Erfurt/Weimar, Friedrichshafen, Münster/Osnabrück|
|Jet2.com||Belfast International, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, London-Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle|
|Monarch Airlines||Birmingham, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester|
|Norwegian Air Shuttle||London-Gatwick, Oslo-Gardermoen|
|Primera Air||Billund, Copenhagen|
|Ryanair||Barcelona, Beauvais, Belfast-International, Bergamo, Berlin-Schönefeld, Birmingham, Bologna, Bristol, Charleroi, Cork, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Frankfurt (begins 29 October 2017), Glasgow, Hahn, Knock, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Madrid, Manchester, Prestwick, Rome-Fiumicino, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Shannon, Weeze
Seasonal: Valladolid, Zaragoza
operated by Travel Service
|SunExpress Deutschland||Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Nuremberg, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Stuttgart|
|Transavia||Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Groningen, Rotterdam|
|TUIfly||Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart, Eindhoven|
|Vueling||Barcelona, Bilbao, Málaga, Paris Orly, Rome, Seville, Zurich|
|Wizz Air||Budapest, Katowice|
|Corendon Dutch Airlines||Seasonal charter: Amsterdam|
|Enter Air||Seasonal charter: WarsawChopin|
|Germania||Seasonal charter: Toulouse|
|Jet Time||Seasonal charter: Billund, Helsinki|
|Neos||Seasonal charter: MilanMalpensa|
|Norwegian Air Shuttle||Seasonal charter: Bergen|
|Novair||Seasonal charter: Gothenburg, OsloGardermoen, StockholmArlanda|
|Scandinavian Airlines||Seasonal charter: Bergen|
|Thomas Cook Airlines||Seasonal charter: Belfast International, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, GlasgowInternational, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium||Seasonal charter: Brussels|
|Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia||Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, StockholmArlanda|
|Thomson Airways||Seasonal charter: BelfastInternational, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, GlasgowInternational, London Gatwick, London Luton, LondonStansted, Manchester, Newcastle|
|Travel Service Airlines||Seasonal charter: Brest, Deauville, Katowice, WarsawChopin|
|TUI Airlines Netherlands||Seasonal charter: Amsterdam, Eindhoven|
|TUIfly Belgium||Seasonal charter: Brussels, Lyon, Metz-Nancy, ParisCharles de Gaulle|
|TUIfly Nordic||Seasonal charter: Copenhagen, GothenburgLandvetter, Helsinki, OsloGardermoen, StockholmArlanda|
|Updated: 16 January 2015. 2014 data Provisional.|
|Passengers||Aircraft movements||Cargo (tonnes)|
|Source: Aena Statistics|
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