Gran Canaria Airport

General information

Gran Canaria Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the Canary Islands. The archipelago consists of thirteen islands, Gran Canaria is one of the seven largest islands. The capital of the island is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, not to be confused with the island of La Palma.


Where is Gran Canaria Airport situated?

Gran Canaria Airport is located south of the city, parallel to the Autopista GC-1.

How many terminals does Gran Canaria Airport have?

The airport terminal is divided into four zones, Zone A for flights to and from the Canary Islands, Zone B and Zone C for flights within the European Union and Zone D for other international flights.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Gran Canaria Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Spain.

Airport Distance
Tenerife North Airport 112km
Tenerife South Airport 117km
Fuerteventura Airport 160km



The distance from Gran Canaria Airport to the centre of Las Palmas is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Las Palmas.

From LPA Airport to Las Palmas City centre by Car
25 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Gran Canaria Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Gran Canaria Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Gran Canaria Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Gran Canaria Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Las Palmas is about € 35.-. Book your taxi at Gran Canaria Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LPA Airport to Las Palmas City centre by Taxi
25 km
20 min
€ 35.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Gran Canaria Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Sixt, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Gran Canaria Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Gran Canaria Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Gran Canaria Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Gran Canaria Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Gran Canaria Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Gran Canaria Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Binter Canarias (NT)
  • Ryanair (FR)
  • TUI Airways (BY)
  • TUI fly Deutschland (X3)
  • Norwegian (DY)


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Gran Canaria Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto), Ojos de Garza

Boasting barbecue facilities, Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto) features accommodation in Ojos de Garza with free WiFi and garden views. This apartment offers accommodation with a terrace.


La Charca I Salinetas, Telde, Telde

3.4 km from Bufadero de la Garita Blowhole, La Charca I Salinetas, Telde is a beachfront property in Telde, offering amenities such as a kitchen and flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is available.

Hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Looking for the best hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Cantur City Hotel, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

This modern hotel, 20 metres from Las Canteras Beach, features an outdoor pool, fitness centre, sun terrace, sauna and hot tub. There is a free Wi-Fi zone and free water and coffee in rooms.


Hotel Parque, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Hotel Parque has an ideal seafront location in central Las Palmas, near the historic areas of Vegueta and Triana. It offers good-value accommodation and free WiFi throughout the property.


Sercotel Hotel Cristina Las Palmas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Set overlooking Las Canteras Beach, Hotel Cristina Las Palmas features an outdoor swimming pool. Most of its rooms have a balcony with views of the city and Las Canteras Beach.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Gran Canaria Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Agüimes Cocodrilo Park Admission Ticket

Visit the Agüimes Cocodrilo Park to see Europe’s largest exhibition of alligators. Your ticket purchase contributes to the care of these animals.


Maspalomas: 3-Hour Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

Discover scuba diving on this introductory experience. Learn from a PADI instructor, practice in shallow water and finish off with an ocean dive.

Tour & transport

Las Palmas: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Tour

City Sightseeing Las Palmas, with its panoramic open top double-decker red buses, offers you the opportunity to discover this attractive City from a preferential point of view


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