Most of the people arriving to Lanzarote, arrive by plane. Today as  Lastminute Transfer  we will provide you more information about Lanzarote César Manrique airport.

Where is Lanzarote airport

Lanzarote airport belongs to the municipality of San Bartolomé,  and it is just 5 Km from the capital of the island, Arrecife.

It is know also as Guacimeta airport, for its historical position, close to Llanos de Guacimeta.

Airport traffic

Lanzarote airport is the third in therms of number of passengers in Canary Islands, after Gran Canaria and Tenerife Sur. In 2018 have been recorded more than 7 millons of people.

Tha main national destinations are Madrid, Gran Canaria and Tenerife North.

About the international traffic, the main countries are UK and Germany. These two countries with other european ones, pass the 60% of the volumes of the total air traffic.

Nowadays most of the flights are regular flights while in the past there were more charter flights.


There are 2 terminals by the airport. The terminal for the international and national flights except for the flights among islands that operate from Terminal 2.

The Terminal 2 has been built as first and it was used for every kind of flights.

In 1999 the new terminal has been opened (the actual terminal 1). It was much bigger and it became the main terminal of Lanzarote Airport.

There is also a terminal specific for cargo and for merchandise traffic.

Services availale

The landing track of Lanzarote airport has a longitude of 2,5 Km.

There are 2 parking zones fo a total of 1254 parks. There are also bars, fastfood, restaurants, pubs, shops of gastronomy, cloths, duty free, magazines and souvenirs.

For those who are travelling with infant or children, there is a playing area that allows to reduce the waiting time by the airport.

Different airlines

To Lanzarote airport (con código IATA “ACE” y código OACI “GCRR”) arrive a lot of airlines.

About national flights there airlines such as Air Europa, Iberia, Vueling o Ryanair. For the flights among Canary Islands, the main airlines are Binter Canarias y Canaryfly.

For the international flights the main airlines are Aer Lingus, TUIfly, Condor, EasyJet, Luxair, Transavia and Norwegian.

A musemum by the airport

Lanzarote airport count of an aviation museum because in 2002, AENA transformed te passengers terminal of Guacimeta in a museum. It’s possible to visit it from  Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00.

Transfers from the airport

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