Malaga Airport Information - AGP

Malaga International Airport

Malaga Airport, also known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport and Malaga Costa del Sol Airport, opened in 1919 8 km south west of Malaga city centre on the Costa del Sol. It has expanded considerably since then and now ranks highly among the busiest airports in Spain.

As a gateway to one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, Malaga airport has become an important centre for several European low cost airlines. In 2010, the Airport opened Terminal 3 significantly increasing its flight capacity. It is possible to walk between the main terminal buildings at at the airport but there is also a large cargo terminal and a General Aviation Terminal for private aeroplanes within the airport compound.

The Airport is a popular choice for visitors to the Spanish Autonomous Community of Andalucia due to the sheer number of international flights that fly through the airport terminals. In addition, it is ideally positioned close to the A7 motorway and can be easily accessed by bus, taxi, train or private car. There are also a number of car rental companies offering car hire based at the main terminal where you can get some great deals on available cars.

In common with a large number of airports in Spain, Malaga is operated by Aena Aeropuertos S.A. and is a popular destination for those travelling from the UK, Ireland, France, Holland and Belgium. New routes are being introduced all the time.

Around 13 million passengers choose to pass through Malaga Airport each year making it one of Spain’s busiest airports. Low cost airlines Ryanair, Easyjet and Vueling have the greatest number of flights arriving and departing from the airport, but there are more than 45 additional airlines servicing flights to and from Malaga Airport including Iberia and Air Berlin. See more information about Malaga flights.