Airport - Granada

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Airport Info

Airport Code: GRX

Ctra. De Malaga, S/N,
Santa Fé, 18329, Granada.

Tel: +34 95 824 52 00
Flight arrival and departure information

GPS: 37º 11.3' N 3º 46.6' W



Granada Airport, situated in the area known as "Vega del Genil" or plains of the River Genil 16km west of the city of Granada and 106km south of the city of Jaen. It mainly handles national flights to Madrid and Barcelona but recently has expanded with a number of international flights from low cost airlines.

The terminal building was opened in 1972. The airport has a single runway, 2,900 m long by 45 metres wide named 09 - 27 and an apron with twenty-five aircraft stands, of which eleven are for commercial planes. In 2016 Granada handled a total of 753.000 passenger movements (departures plus arrivals). In 207 the airport's peak year saw 1,467,000 passenger movements.


These are the airlines that have direct flights to and from Granada-Jaen Airport and the following cities.

Airport Airlines
Barcelona - El Prat Vueling
Berlin EasyJet (summer)
Madrid (Barajas) Iberia, Air Nostrom
Palma de Mallorca Air Europa, Vueling
London City British Airways
London Gatwick EasyJet
Manchester EasyJet (Seasonal)
Milan Malpensa EasyJet


Correct as of February 2017 endevours to keep this changing information as up to date as possible. If you notice an update, please contact us.

Airport Hotel

There are no hotels adjacent to the airport. The greatest selection is in Granada city 10km away. There are also some in the town of Santa Fe about 4km form the airport such as Hotel Santa Fe, Hotel BS Capitulaciones, Hostal Apolo Trece, Casa del Trigo. Find your hotel by entering your dates in the search box below.  

The first recorded flight at the Santa Fe location was in 1911 to celebrate Corpus Cristi. In 1922 the town hall donated the land for the construction of a permanent facility which was opened in 1925 and named Aeródromo Dávila in memory of Luis Dávila Ponce de León. The first regular scheduled service was to Seville.


Granada Airport
Granada Airport

Granada airport is located about 16 Kilometers west of the city near the small town of Santa Fé. The access to the airport is directly south from the A92 Seville motorway.

Airport Bus


There are several departures a day for buses to the city centre. Operated by Autocares Gonzalez linke 0245N

There are about 10 busses a day to Granada city from the airport. The journey time is 45minutes and the cost is 3 Euros. Here is a pdf timetable in the 'frequencia column; L a V means Monday to Friday, S means Saturday and D y F means Sunday and holidays.
The return bus to the airport starts from Paseo del Violón (Junto Callejon del Angel).

The route to the Airport is:
Starting: Paseo del Violón (Junto Callejon del Angel).
2nd bus stop - Acera del Darro (Zaida building).
3rd bus stop - 1 st Urban Bus Stop Gran Via de Colon
(about 7 minutes after the 1st exit)
4th bus stop - 1 st Urban Bus Stop Jardines del Triunfo
(about 12 minutes after the 1st exit).
5th bus stop - Urban Bus Stop La Caleta
(about 15 minutes after the 1st exit)
6th bus stop - Urban Bus Stop puerta Estacion de Autobuses
(about 25 minutes after the 1st exit).
7th bus stop - Avda. Andalucia (esquina Facultad Bellas Artes)
(about 28 minutes after the 1st exit).
Airport - 45 minutes after starting.

Bus to Jaen

Alsa Bus
 have operated a summer only coach service direct Granada Airport to Jaen city (Carretera C/ctra. Torrequebradilla). Departures from Jaen a 09:30 hrs  (except Sunday), 10:30 (Sunday only), 13:30, 18:30. Journey time 2hrs and cost 9€. departures from the Airport 09:45, 19:15 hrs.   At other times you will have to take the airport bus to the Granada City Bus station and then a direct bus to Jaen.


There are taxis available at the airport. The cost is about 17 EUR to the city. 25 EUR to the Alhambra, 63 EUR to the Sierra Nevada Ski resort.


Car parking is available for 450 cars. For the first half hour the price is 0,40 €; second half hour 0,50 €; and each additional hour or fraction is 0,90 €; Maximum daily up to four days is 9,00 €; thereafter 7,20 € per day. Lost ticket 45 €.


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