Spain is one of the largest countries in Europe and overrun by tourists during the summer months. The cities of Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia are very popular destinations. The Canary Islands, which are located west of Morocco, belong to Spain as well. The Pyrenees are located at the border of Spain and France. The mountain range is an interesting place for skiers and cyclists. The largest airports in Spain are Madrid Barajas Airport, Barcelona Airport and Palma de Mallorca Airport. All three airports have a place in the top 25 busiest airports in Europe. The Spanish aviation authority AENA has one official website for all Spanish airports. We offer useful information about airports in Spain.

Car hire is very popular in Spain, at the airports you can choose from different providers. Next to the big international car rental companies, you can rent a car from Spanish providers. Well-known and reliable car rental companies in Spain are Goldcar, Record Go, AutoReisen, Cicar and TopCar. AutoReisen, Cicar and TopCar are only available on the Canary Islands.

Practical information about Spain:

Time zone: Central European Time +1
Currency: euro
National Day: 12 October
Airport: aeropuerto

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What are the busiest airports in Spain?

Airport IATA Passengers
Madrid Barajas Airport MAD 61,734,037
Barcelona Airport BCN 52,686,314
Palma de Mallorca Airport PMI 29,721,123
Malaga Airport AGP 19,856,299
Alicante Airport ALC 15,047,840
Gran Canaria Airport LPA 13,261,405
Tenerife South Airport TFS 11,168,506
Valencia Airport VLC 8,539,403
Ibiza Airport IBZ 8,155,635
Seville Airport SVQ 7,544,473
Lanzarote Airport ACE 7,292,720
Bilbao Airport BIO 5,905,804
Tenerife North Airport TFN 5,840,483
Fuerteventura Airport FUE 5,635,330
Menorca Airport MAH 3,495,025
Santiago de Compostela Airport SCQ 2,903,427
Girona Airport GRO 1,932,255
La Palma Airport SPC 1,483,720
Asturias Airport OVD 1,417,433
Granada-Jaén Airport GRX 1,251,926
Santander Airport SDR 1,174,896
Jerez Airport XRY 1,120,742
Región de Murcia Airport RMU 1,090,954
Reus Airport REU 1,046,062
Almeria Airport LEI 978,997
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