Lanzarote Airport car hire guide

Lanzarote Airport is located just outside the main Lanzarote town of Arrecife, on the south coast of the island of Lanzarote. Lanzarote is a favourite with European tourists looking for sun, sea and sand and the island’s airport is well-equipped to cater for visitors to the island, with a capacity of 6 million passengers per year.

No. of Terminals: 1
No. of Runways: 1
Passengers/year: 5 million+
Flights/year: c.50,000+
Claim to Fame: Lanzarote Airport has its own aeronautical museum, located in the its original 1940s passenger terminal.

Lanzarote is one of the most popular resort islands in the Canary Islands. In 2014, more than 5.5 million passengers passed through Lanzarote Airport, a modern facility on the south coast of the island. The airport is located close to Arrecife and handles more than 52,000 aircraft movements a year – mostly holidaymakers from northern Europe. A massive 71% of international traffic at the airport is from the UK and Germany.

Lanzarote’s popularity as a holiday resort means that car hire companies are well-represented at the airport, with a number of Spanish and global car hire companies maintaining car rental offices within the terminal building.

Visitors with time on their hands at the airport can make themselves comfortable in a variety of cafeterias, bars and restaurants and anyone needing to drive to the airport will benefit from the airport parking, close to the terminal. You can also check arrival and departure times from Lanzarote Airport on its website, here.

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