|Asturias Airport Address||Municipio de Castelleon, 33400 – Aviles, Asturias|
|Telephone Number||0034 985 127 500|
|Guide in Spanish||Aeropuerto de Asturias|
|Guide in German||Asturias Flughafen|
This is one of the main airports for Northern Spain and is used by travellers wishing to explore this wonderful and unspoilt coastline along with the Cities of Oviedo, Aviles and Gijon.
Over 1.3 million people passed through the airport in 2009 which is quite a bit higher than 2000 when just 817,000 passengers used the airport. In Spanish it is known as Aeropuerto de Asturias and in German it is Asturias Flughafen
Domestic passenger traffic accounts for around 95% of all passenger movements with 16,033 flights being handled in 2009.
The arrivals and departures areas at the airport are easy to navigate and there are a total of 11 check in desks and 9 boarding gates (4 on the ground floor and 5 on the first floor).
There are a handful of shops and cafes at the airport so you can always buy a newspaper and get something to eat and drink.
The four main companies offering car hire at the airport are located on the ground floor of the arrivals area of the terminal:
Atesa at Asturias Airport – Avis at Asturias Airport – Europcar at Asturias Airport – Hertz at Asturias Airport
Flights to Asturias Airport
If you are flying to Asturias from the UK, Easyjet offers flights every weekday and at weekends from London Stansted over the summer season.
As mentioned above 95% of all passengers travel to Asturias via internal domestic flights from Alicante, Barcelona, Lanzarote, Madrid, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Tenerife and Valencia as well as European flights to Brussels, Geneva, Lisbon, Paris (Orly), and Tunisia. The best airlines to check out for these flights are British Airways (for Madrid), Iberia and Spanair.
Asturias Airport is operating a new route to Geneva in Switzerland over the summer months. Easyjet fly to Geneva every Tuesday and Saturday leaving Asturias at 15:20.
The Asturias Airport Taxis can be found outside the arrivals hall. You will always find a number of taxis waiting on the rank. The approximate costs of the various journeys are as follows: €23 into Aviles , €45 into Gijon, €55 into Oviedo and €13 to Piedras Blancas. To all other destinations, €1.06 / km; at night (23:00 to 06:00) and holidays, €1.32 / km.
Telephone Radiotaxi: (0034) 985 502 121
Parking at Asturias AirportThe airport parking area has 743 parking spaces: 524 paid parking (12 for people with reduced mobility) and the rest for hire cars.
The tariffs are as follows: for the first 30 minutes €0.42: next 30 minutes €1.03: then hourly rate of €0.95: daily maximum up to 4 days €10.45 and from 5th day €8.35. The car park is open from 06:00 am to 12:30 am every day of the year.
Please note there is no train service at Asturias Airport, but there are local Asturias Trains from the town centre and we have written a guide to using trains in Spain.
Arrivals & Departures
Asturias Airport arrivals and departuresWe are now able to offer full LIVE information on all Asturias Arrivals and Asturias Departures. If you are meeting someone at the airport then checking these facts before you leave home is a must.
Asturias Area Guide
Asturias informationTo save you time finding your way around when you arrive in Asturias, we have provided an up to the minute Asturias Area Guide on sporting and leisure amenities which includes the best Asturias Shopping Areas, Asturias Golf Courses, the different types of beaches in Asturias, recommended Asturias Restaurants and Asturias Local Attractions.
Asturias busesAlsa offers services between the airport and the cities of Aviles, Gijon and Oviedo. Some of the lines also stop in Piedras Blancas and Salinas.
Itinerary: Airport (in front of arrivals)-Avilés bus station (Avenida de los Telares, 20)-Gijón bus station (Calle Magnus Blikstad, 1)-Oviedo bus station (Calle Pepe Cosmen, s/n).
Details of the main routes from the airport are as follows:
|Oviedo||47kms (45 minute journey)||single fare €5.95||return fare €11.30|
|Gijon||47kms (45 minute journey)||single fare €5.95||return fare €11.30|
|Aviles||14 kms (25 minute journey)||single fare €1.25||return fare €2.45|
The buses leave at regular intervals throughout the day and you can get more detailed information on timetables and other direct routes to La Coruna, Lugo, Santiago Compostela and Valladolid by either calling 0034 902 422 242 or clicking on www.alsa.es
In some ways the most important aspect of all, Asturias Weather gives you a full 3 day, 5 day and 10 day forecast with information on the year round climate in Asturias and the surrounding area.
Left Luggage Store
There are no left luggage storage facilities at Asturias Airport.