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Ibiza Airport

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Ibiza Airport
Aeroport d'Eivissa
Aeropuerto de Ibiza
Airport type Public
Operator AENA
Location Ibiza, Spain
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 38°5222N 01°2233E / 38.87278°N 1.37583°E / 38.87278; 1.37583Coordinates: 38°5222N 01°2233E / 38.87278°N 1.37583°E / 38.87278; 1.37583
Website aena.es
Location within Ibiza
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 9,186 2,800 Asphalt / Concrete
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 7,416,368
Passenger change 15-16 15.55%
Aircraft Movements 72,503
Movements change 15-16 12.2%
Source: AENA[1][2]

Ibiza Airport (IATA: IBZICAO: LEIB) (Catalan: Aeroport d'Eivissa, Spanish: Aeropuerto de Ibiza) is the international airport serving the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera in Spain located 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of Ibiza Town.[2] As the island is a major European holiday destination, it features some year-round domestic services as well as several dozen seasonal routes to cities across Europe. It is also used as a seasonal hub by Vueling and is used by 95% of all people who arrive at or depart from these two islands.



The airport was first established as a temporary military airport during the Spanish Civil War, and remained open after the conflict for use as an emergency airport. In 1949 the site was used to operate some domestic and international tourist flights, but was then closed in 1951.

It was not until 1958 that work commenced to re-open the airport in reaction to the rapid development of the tourist market in the Balearic Islands, particularly in neighbouring Majorca. The airport was reopened on 1 April 1958 with the first destinations during that year including Palma, Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid.

1990 to date

The airport was expanded progressively over the subsequent decades with runway, taxiway, apron and terminal enhancements designed to cope with the growing air tourist market which by the late 1990s was generating over 3.6 million passengers a year at the airport.

In 2011 the airport provisionally handled over 5.6 million passengers and around 61,000 aircraft movements, an increase of 11.9% and 8.4% respectively compared with 2010.[1]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Europa Madrid, Palma de Mallorca
Air France Seasonal: Paris-Charles de Gaulle (begins 18 July 2018), Toulouse (begins 25 July 2018)
AlbaStar Seasonal charter: Bergamo, Bologna, MilanMalpensa, Verona
Alitalia Seasonal: MilanLinate, RomeFiumicino
Austrian Airlines Seasonal: Vienna
British Airways LondonCity
Seasonal: Bristol, LondonGatwick, LondonHeathrow, LondonStansted, Manchester
Brussels Airlines Seasonal: Brussels
Condor Seasonal: Frankfurt, Munich
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam, Maastricht/Aachen (begins 21 April 2018)
easyJet Seasonal: Amsterdam, BelfastInternational, Bordeaux (begins 26 June 2018), Bristol, LondonGatwick, LondonLuton, LondonSouthend, LondonStansted, Lyon, MilanMalpensa, Naples, Toulouse (begins 30 June 2018),Venice
easyJet Switzerland Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg, Hannover,[3] Stuttgart
Finnair Seasonal: Helsinki
Germania Seasonal: BerlinSchönefeld, Bremen, Nuremberg[4]
Germania Flug Seasonal: Zurich (begins 3 May 2018)[5]
HOP! Seasonal: Montpellier[6], Toulouse (begins 1 June 2018)
Iberia Express Seasonal: Madrid
Iberia Regional Alicante, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca (PSO),[7] Valencia
Seasonal: Badajoz, Lleida, Málaga, Menorca, Nice
Jet2.com Seasonal: BelfastInternational, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, GlasgowInternational, Leeds/Bradford, LondonStansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
KLM Seasonal: Amsterdam
Lufthansa Seasonal: Frankfurt, Munich
Meridiana Seasonal: Bergamo, MilanMalpensa, Naples, RomeFiumicino, VeniceMarco Polo
Neos Seasonal: Bergamo, Bologna, MilanMalpensa, Naples, Pisa, Venice, Verona
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: LondonGatwick, OsloGardermoen
Nordica Seasonal: Groningen (begins 21 April)
People's Viennaline Seasonal: St Gallen-Altenrhein
Ryanair Barcelona, Madrid, Seville,[8] Valencia
Seasonal: Bergamo, Birmingham, Bologna, Bristol, Brussels, Charleroi, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh,[9] Eindhoven, Hahn, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, LondonStansted, Málaga, Manchester, Marseille, Pisa, Prestwick, RomeCiampino, Treviso, Turin, Weeze
S7 Airlines Seasonal: MoscowDomodedovo
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal: StockholmArlanda
SkyWork Airlines Seasonal: Bern
SmartWings Seasonal: Prague
SunExpress Deutschland Seasonal: Frankfurt, Leipzig/Halle
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, GlasgowInternational, LondonGatwick, LondonLuton, LondonStansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Transavia Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Seasonal: Rotterdam/The Hague
Transavia France ParisOrly
TUI Airways Seasonal: Aberdeen, BelfastInternational, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, GlasgowInternational, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, LondonGatwick, LondonLuton, LondonStansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich[10]
Seasonal charter: Dublin
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal: Antwerp, Brussels, Ostend
Seasonal charter: Liège, Metz/Nancy[11]
TUI fly Deutschland Seasonal: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
TUI fly Netherlands Seasonal: Amsterdam
Volotea Seasonal: Asturias, Bari, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Genoa,[12] Nantes, Palermo, Santander, Southampton, Verona, Zaragoza
Vueling Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Seville
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Lisbon, Málaga, MilanMalpensa, ParisOrly, RomeFiumicino, Valencia, Zaragoza
Wizz Air Seasonal: Budapest


Ibiza Airport Passenger Totals 1997-2016 (millions)
Updated: 16. August 2016[1]
Passengers Aircraft movements Cargo (tonnes)
1997 3,556,828
1998 3,780,181
1999 4,185,633 45,959
2000 4,475,708 52,544 4,985
2001 4,472,279 52,079 4,531
2002 4,094,446 48,344 4,426
2003 4,157,291 47,990 4,232
2004 4,171,580 48,798 4,510
2005 4,164,703 49,603 4,350
2006 4,460,141 54,146 4,427
2007 4,765,625 57,855 4,308
2008 4,647,487 57,235 3,928
2009 4,572,819 53,552 3,143
2010 5,040,800 56,988 3,196
2011 5,643,180 61,768 2,755
2012 5,555,048 57,738 2,316
2013 5,726,579 56,304 2,190
2014 6,212,198 60,142 2,021
2015 6,477,283 64,612 2,023
2016 7,416,368 72,503 1,831
Source: Aena Statistics[2][1]

Accidents and incidents

  • On 7 January 1972, Iberia Airlines Flight 602 struck a mountain when on approach to Ibiza Airport. All 104 passengers and crew on board were killed.[13]


External links

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