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An island filled with contrasts. One of the most popular international tourism destinations. An airport that looks to the future.

Tenerife Sur airport lies at the heart of the tourist area of southern Tenerife, in the town of Granadilla de Abona, located around 60 km from the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Tenerife Sur was inaugurated by Queen Sofia on November 6, 1978.

In its first year the airport served more than one million passengers. By the end of 2013, 231,159,777 passengers had passed through the facilities of this airport.

Tenerife Sur operates 24 hours a day. It currently has more than 100 connections and is busiest on Fridays and during the winter. More than 150 companies operate in its facilities.

The airport is currently undergoing major infrastructure works; in particular, the passenger terminal is being enlarged to increase the airport’s capacity to meet air traffic demand.

In 2013 this airport serviced 8,701,983 passengers, 55,987 flights and 3,395 tonnes of cargo.


PASSENGERS PER YEAR
Year Passengers Year Passengers
1998 8,145,318 2006 8,845,668
1999 8,579,176 2007 8,639,341
2000 8,706,316 2008 8,251,989
2001 9,111,065 2009 7,108,055
2002 8,980,465 2010 7,358,986
2003 8,852,878 2011 8,656,487
2004 8,632,178 2012 8,530,729
2005 8,631,923 2013 8,701,983