|Alicante El Altet Airport||03071 Alicante, Spain|
|Telephone Number||0034 9 902 404 704|
|Guide in Spanish||Aeropuerto de Alicante|
|Guide in German||Alicante Flughafen|
Alicante Airport is among the top ten busiest Airports in Spain and serves destinations such as Alicante itself, Benidorm, Denia, Calpe, Torrevieja and all points along the Costa Blanca. In Spanish it is known as Aeropuerto de Alicante and in German it is Alicante Flughafen.
Alicante is the sixth busiest airport in Spain, and in 2014 it handled 10,06 Millionen passengers. Around 80% of all passenger traffic at Alicante Airport comes from International flights, with the passengers from the UK, Holland, Germany, France, Italy and Sweden being amongst the highest number of visitors.
The numbers of people passing through Alicante Airport is set to increase in future years as more and more people buy property in Alicante use the area as a full time home.
The airport has its own police station and a 24 hour first aid service (on the first floor)
There is also a post office on-site and public pay phones are located throughout the airport terminal on both floors. You can contact the police on +34 966 919 223
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the airport terminal public area.
There are two Aena information desks in arrivals and departures at Alicante Airport.
The Valencia Tourism Agency also has an information desk located on the ground floor. Telephone: +34 96 691 9367
If you lose your luggage, need to contact your airline or simply want to check arrivals or departures then check out our Alicante Airport telephone directory which even lists the different baggage handling companies.
To save you time finding your way around when you arrive in Alicante, we have provided an up to the minute Alicante Area Guide on sporting and leisure amenities which includes the best Alicante Shopping Areas, Alicante Markets, Alicante Golf Courses, the different types of Alicante Beaches, recommended Alicante Restaurants, details of Alicante Amusement Parks for family days out and Alicante Local Attractions.
If you are picking your friends or family up at the airport, you can check if the flight is landing on time. On our Alicante Airport Arrivals page, we give you step by step instructions to check online flight arrivals.
Banking Services & Currency Exchange at Alicante Airport
Alicante Airport has two bureaux de change on both the ground floor and the first level, and there are also ATMs in the public arrivals hall.
We also provide full timetables and advice on the Alicante Airport Buses. This includes bus fares and all routes available from the airport. Taking the bus is a great way to get into the centre of Alicante.
There are a large number of companies offering Alicante Airport Car Hire but only ten of them have branches within the actual Airport Terminal. Within this section you can find telephone numbers and links for all the Alicante Airport Car Rental companies:
- Atesa at Alicante Airport
- Auriga at Alicante Airport
- Avis at Alicante Airport
- Centauro at Alicante Airport
- Europcar at Alicante Airport
- Goldcar Europa at Alicante Airport
- Hertz at Alicante Airport
- Record at Alicante Airport
- Solmar at Alicante Airport
- Sixt Cars at Alicante Airport
- Victoria Cars at Alicante Airport
There is a chapel on the first floor at Alicante Airport which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no scheduled services and it is just used as a place for prayer.
It is sometimes easier to check Alicante Departures online as the telephone number can be constantly engaged. Our Alicante Airport Departures section provides live online flight departure information.
Left Luggage Store at Alicante Airport
No, there is no left luggage store at Alicante Airport at the moment. However, do ask, as the more requests, the more chance of one opening.
The lost property office is at the ground floor of the terminal building. The staff are very helpful and you will have to fill in a form (which is also available in English) if your luggage goes missing. Make sure you let the airport staff know where you will be staying so that a driver from Alicante airport can get your luggage to you the next day.
If you arrive with nothing but the clothes you are wearing at Alicante Airport and everything is missing, ask for a survival package which is an emergency bag covering basic needs.
There are very basic business facilities at the airport in the IFACH VIP Lounge located in departures on the upper floor. It is only available to business-class passengers and offers internet access, telephone, fax and photocopying facilities. Telephone: 966 919 149 Fax: 966 919 182
If you need conference or business services the nearest venue is the Holiday Inn Alicante-Playa de San Juan.
Flights to Alicante Airport
Flights to Alicante are available from a number of airlines including AerLingus – BMI Baby – British Airways – Easyjet – First Choice – FlyBe – FlyGlobespan – Jet 2 – Monarch – Ryanair and Thomsonfly which operate from a large number of UK Airports.
We have provided details and information on all flights to Alicante Airport on the following routes:
Aberdeen to Alicante – Belfast to Alicante – Birmingham to Alicante – Blackpool to Alicante – Bournemouth to Alicante – Bristol to Alicante – Cardiff to Alicante – Cork to Alicante – Coventry to Alicante – Doncaster to Alicante – Dublin to Alicante – Durham to Alicante – Edinburgh to Alicante – Exeter to Alicante – Gatwick to Alicante – Glasgow to Alicante – Leeds to Alicante – Liverpool to Alicante – Luton to Alicante – Manchester to Alicante – Newcastle to Alicante – Newquay to Alicante – Norwich to Alicante – Nottingham to Alicante – Shannon to Alicante – Southampton to Alicante – Stansted to Alicante
Maps & Directions
We have a section on Alicante Airport maps which provide links and details on free online maps and journey planners that you could use in conjunction with our Alicante Airport driving directions.
In our Alicante Airport parking section we have indexed all the rates and terms for parking at Alicante Airport including off airport parking rates and annual contracts for frequent flyers or travellers who have a holiday home and car in Alicante.
Shopping, Duty Free
For the shopper eager to stock up on perfumes, cigarettes etc we have compiled a complete directory of all Alicante Airport shops and cafes, from the large Aldeasa “Duty free” shop to the small, specialist cigar shop complete with humidor.
You can get to and from Alicante Airport by a variety of methods including Private Alicante Airport Transfers from Shuttle Direct. With a Private Transfer you would be met in the arrivals hall by your own driver who will then take you on to your chosen destination.
You can transfer from Alicante Airport to many holiday destinations along the coastline including Benidorm, La Manga, Torrevieja and Denia.
Alicante Shuttle Bus Services
If you find the cost of a private transfer a bit expensive you might like to consider getting an online quote for booking a seat on a private shuttle bus which stops at the main resorts and hotels close to Alicante Airport.
We provide you with full details of Alicante Airport taxis. This includes all estimated distances and charges and detailed information on how to locate the various taxi ranks that operate around Alicante Airport.
Whilst there are no trains at Alicante Airport there are local train services from the centre of Alicante and Murcia. You can find out more on the website www.renfe.com.
We have also written about Trains in Spain to make your journey easier.
In some ways the most important aspect of all, Alicante weather, this section gives you a full 3 day, 5 day and 10 day forecast with real advice on what to pack at different times of the year and whether you have a chance of cramming in some sunbathing.