Gran Canaria Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Gran Canaria Airport is a large airport located in Gran Canaria Island, Spain. It serves Gran Canaria Island and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code LPA.

Gran Canaria Airport is situated in the continent of Africa, specifically in the country of Spain, with latitude 27.9319 and longitude -15.3866.

It has an elevation of 23.77 meters (78 ft) and is identified by the GPS code GCLP.

Phone+34 928 57 91 30
Elevation23.77 m (78 ft)
AddressGC-1, s/n, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
WebsiteGran Canaria Airport
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Airport address

Gran Canaria Airport

GC-1, s/n, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain

Which country is Gran Canaria Airport?

Gran Canaria Airport is situated in Gran Canaria Island, which is in Spain, a country located on the continent of Africa.

How do I get from Gran Canaria Airport to city centre?

To get from Gran Canaria Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. The journey to the city center takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic. Make sure to use licensed taxis and ask for an estimated fare before starting the journey.

  2. Bus: The Global Bus Company operates regular bus services from the airport to the city center. Look for bus line number 60, which runs every 20-30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 30-40 minutes, and the bus stops at various locations in the city center.

  3. Car Rental: If you prefer to have your own transportation, you can rent a car from one of the car rental companies available at the airport. This option provides flexibility and allows you to explore the island at your own pace.

  4. Private Transfer: You can also arrange a private transfer service in advance. Many companies offer airport transfers to the city center, and you can book them online or through travel agencies.

Choose the option that suits your preferences and budget to reach the city center of Gran Canaria from the airport.

Flight information

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Gran Canaria Airport.

  1. How far is Gran Canaria Airport from popular tourist destinations on the island? Gran Canaria Airport is conveniently located just 18 kilometers (11 miles) south of the capital city, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is also within easy reach of popular tourist destinations such as Maspalomas (30 km/19 miles), Puerto Rico (50 km/31 miles), and Playa del Inglés (32 km/20 miles).

  2. Are there direct flights to Gran Canaria Airport from major international cities? Yes, Gran Canaria Airport is well-connected to major international cities. It offers direct flights from various European destinations, including London, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam, and Paris, among others. Additionally, there are also seasonal flights from North America and other parts of the world.

  3. What facilities and services are available at Gran Canaria Airport? Gran Canaria Airport offers a range of facilities and services to ensure a comfortable travel experience. These include duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, car rental services, currency exchange, ATMs, and free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal. The airport also provides assistance for passengers with reduced mobility and has a dedicated VIP lounge for those seeking a more exclusive experience.


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