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Tenerife South Airport - TFS

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Tenerife South Airport (IATA: TFS, ICAO: GCTS) is the main and busiest international airport serving Tenerife Island, the largest in Canary Islands, Spain. It is one of the two airports located in Tenerife (the other airport is Tenerife North Airport). Tenerife South Airport is located in Granadilla de Abona, next to El Médano, 60 km south west of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

 

 

 

Tenerife South Airport (IATA: TFS) is the second busiest airport in Canary Islands.
Tenerife South Airport (IATA: TFS) is the second busiest airport in Canary Islands.
The airport is located 60 kilometres south west of Santa Cruz.
The airport is located 60 kilometres south west of Santa Cruz.
Tenerife South Airport served over 9 Million passengers in 2015.
Tenerife South Airport served over 11 Million passengers in 2017.
There is only one terminal in Tenerife Airport.
There is only one terminal in Tenerife Airport.
92% of passengers are tourists.
92% of passengers are tourists.
Tenerife South Airport was projected and built in the 1970's, given that Tenerife North Airport did not meet technical requirements due to the location and adverse weather conditions. The airport was inaugurated in 1978 and remodeled in 2007. In 2017, 92% of passengers that used the airport was for tourism. There are more than 100 connections.
The first source of tourism is United Kingdom. In 2017, 11,249,327 passengers used the Airport, a 7.4% increase than the previous year. The traffic in the airport has been very stable on the last 15 years, between 7 and 9 million passengers per year, breaking records in 2016.

 

Terminal

Tenerife South Airport consist of a single passenger terminal serving all flights. The terminal was first inagurated in 1977 and remodeled in 2007. In 2009 the terminal was extended. The tourism sector urges to expand the airport.

 

The terminal has a couple of floors:

 

- Ground Floor

- First level

 

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Car Rental

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Transportation

There are currently three options regarding transportation at Tenerife Airport:

 

- Buses: There are six lines of public bus serving the airport. (Routes number 343, 111, 711, 450, 451 and 415). See more information

 

- Shuttle: Many tour operators include transfers in their packages. There are also some companies that offer shared shuttle services. See more information

 

- Taxi: The Taxi rank is just located out the terminal in front of arrivals. (Approximate fare to Santa Cruz: € 100.00) See more information

Tenerife South Airport in numbers

- 1 runways

- Approximately 60 airlines operate at the airport

- Over 120 destinations (all of them in Europe)

- 69,846 aircraft movements in 2017 with 11,249,329 passengers

- Seven of the 10th busiest destinations are from United Kingdom

- The busiest routes are: Manchester, London Gatwick, Birmingham, East Midlands and Glasgow

- 92% of passengers that use the airport is for tourism purposes

- The busiest days in terms of passenger traffic are Fridays (during winter).

Future Expansion

The tourism in Tenerife is growing and is predicted that the passenger numbers keep increasing on the following years. The capacity of the current terminal is 12 million passengers per year, but the traffic in the airport has traffic peaks on Friday, when the airport is nearly the maximum capacity.

 

Contact information

Address: 38610 Granadilla, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, SPAIN
Telephone: +34 913 21 10 00

 

Lost and Found

The office is located at Floor 0, Arrivals hall

Phone: +34 922 759 785 | informaciontfs@aena.es.

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