Spain

Malaga – Costa del Sol Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Malaga – Costa del Sol Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Malaga – Costa del Sol Airport (AGP/LEMG) is the main airport for tourists visiting the beaches around Malaga and also all vacation places down to Gibraltar. The airport is surrounded by several motorways, which makes it easy to get to the terminal. Also a commuter train is connecting Malaga main station with the airport. It is located 8 kms southwest from the city centre of Malaga and 5 kms north of Torremolinos. The forth busiest airport of Spain handled 16,7 million passengers in 2016. Malaga Airport opened 1919 with one runway (13/31). Terminal 1 was opened in 1968 and is…

Zaragoza Air Base Spotting Guide

Zaragoza Air Base Spotting Guide

Zaragoza Air Base (LEZG/ZAZ) is a commercial airport near Zaragoza, Spain. It is one of the most important airport in terms of cargo in Spain, with more than 8,000 tonnes that put it each month in the third place of the Spanish airport behind Madrid and Barcelona. With respect to passengers, Ryanair is the most important airline that operates at the airport, along with Wizz Air, Air Europa and Vueling. With regard to the cargo, Zaragoza Airport is notable for a great activity of large air planes, such as Qatar Cargo, Emirates Skycargo, Korean Air Cargo, Air China Cargo, Atlas…

Barcelona El Prat Spotting Guide

Barcelona El Prat Spotting Guide

The spotterguide.net crew presents you the newest guide; Barcelona El Prat! With 37,5 million passengers in 2014, BCN is the second biggest airport in Spain and always worth a visit! The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and airlines from all over the world serving El Prat. Due to its warm climate and the Mediterranean Sea just next to the city, charter traffic is one of the main constituents of BCN.

Madrid Barajas Airport Spotting Guide

Madrid Barajas Airport Spotting Guide

With almost 47,0 Mio passengers in 2015, Madrid is one of the biggest airports in Europe and always worth a visit. Its a known gateway from Europe to South America, and carriers like Avianca, LATAM Group and Aeromexico are regular visitors. Iberia and Air Europa as well as the low cost carriers Vueling, Ryanair and Easyjet are the big players in Barajas. Ibera has their complete long haul fleet based there.

Palma de Mallorca Airport Spotting Guide

Palma de Mallorca Airport Spotting Guide

Mallorca served almost 23 Mio passengers in 2015 and is a tourist mekka for Europeans especially from Germany, United Kingdom and Scandinavian Countries. Most traffic is during the peak season (May-September) especially during the weekend. Germans Air Berlin even has a hub at PMI and serves many airports in Spain too. The traffic is dominated by single aisle aircraft like the A320 family or Boeings 737 but heavies still flying to PMI with 332, 333, 752, 753, 763 & 787. Russian charter flights are not coming with lot of aircraft. Transaero, Sibir S7, Ural are still operates 1 flight per…