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 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Las Palmas.

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

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

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
  • 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 B&B, Las Puntillas

Situated in Las Puntillas in the Gran Canaria region, Rickaty Lodge B&B features accommodation with free WiFi. A microwave and toaster are also available, as well as a kettle. All rooms have access to shared bathroom facilities.


Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto), Ojos de Garza

Located just 400 metres from Ojos de Garza Beach, Apto. Aica Maraga (Aeropuerto) provides accommodation in Ojos de Garza with access to a bar, a garden, as well as a 24-hour front desk. With garden views, this accommodation features a patio.

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, 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. The hotel is set in the heart of Gran Canaria’s capital city.


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. The Cristina Las Palmas features bright, attractive décor.

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: Off-Road Day Tour with Optional Camel Ride

Discover the Gran Canaria's wild landscapes on a full-day 4-wheel drive safari on the island’s interior. Marvel at the diversity of landscapes, and enjoy an optional ride on a tame camel, as well.


Gran Canaria: Half-Day Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food

Soak up the sun and cool off in the refreshing blue waters off the coast of Gran Canaria on this luxury half-day catamaran cruise. Enjoy the facilities of the boat while you sail, including comfortable Balinese beds and a premium gastronomic menu.

Tour & transport

Las Palmas Old City: Personal Small-Group VIP Walk

Enjoy the best guided moments, records and photos of your cruise holidays. Enjoy the colonial old city, Columbus House, Cathedral, and some great panoramic views over the city.


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Michael Garcia
5 months ago

The check in desk was closed when I arrived .
The food store leon served me food that contained hair.
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