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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 on the east coast, south of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Telde, 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. There are two Arrivals halls at Gran Canaria Airport, Arrivals 1 in the north of the terminal for flights from Spain, Arrivals 2 in the south of the terminal for flights from other countries.

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 21 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
21 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 € 30.-. 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
21 km
20 min
€ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Gran Canaria Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Europcar, Sixt 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

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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
  • Ryanair
  • TUI Airways
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • Norwegian


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.


Rickaty Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Hostel, Gran Canaria Airport, Gran Canaria, Spain, Las Puntillas

Set in Las Puntillas, 2.8 km from Playa del Burrero, and Yumbo Centre reachable within 31 km, Rickaty Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Hostel, Gran Canaria Airport, Gran Canaria, Spain offers a bar, a shared lounge and free WiFi.


Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto), Ojos de Garza

Located in Ojos de Garza, within 500 metres of Ojos de Garza Beach and 2.1 km of Tufia Beach, Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto) offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a bar and a garden. It is situated 2.

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.


Exe Las Palmas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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


Sercotel Hotel Parque, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Sercotel 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.


Hotel Cristina by Tigotan Las Palmas - Adults Only, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Set overlooking Las Canteras Beach, Hotel Cristina by Tigotan Las Palmas - Adults Only 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!


Gran Canaria: Poema del Mar Skip-the-Line Ticket

With this skip-the-line entrance ticket to Poema del Mar, you will embark on an exciting journey into the deep blue world of marine wildlife in Gran Canaria.


Gran Canaria: Horse Riding Excursion

Discover the island of Gran Canaria with a horse riding excursion through the volcanic mountains.

Tour & transport

Gran Canaria: The Volcano Heart Tour & Local Food Tasting

Watch the sunset from the peak of Pico de Las Nieves on Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Delight your palate as you taste regional wines and local gastronomic products.


  2 reviews

Have you visited Gran Canaria Airport lately? So far, 2 airport passengers have written an airport review about Gran Canaria Airport. This airport has an average score of 3 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

Michael Garcia
3 years ago

The check in desk was closed when I arrived .
The food store leon served me food that contained hair.
The perfume counter lady offered samples to only white women and and ignored my black wife.

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