Malaga airport - Costa del Sol

Information about Malaga Airport

Malaga Airport was established in 1919 by the French company Lignes Aeriennes Latécoère. The official name changed to Malaga Airport - Costa del Sol in 2011. It enjoys easy access thanks to the two highways linking Malaga with the municipalities on the western Costa del Sol and which have properly signposted exits to the airport.

Malaga airport - Costa del Sol T3

In Andalusia, Malaga airport is vitally important because it accounts for over 80% of all flights arriving in Andalusia. Annually arrive and depart from the airport about 12 and a half million passengers. This figure makes it one of the 4 busiest Spanish airports, only surpassed by those of Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.

The airport has three terminals, plus two runways that work for take-offs and landings alike.

Terminal 1

It was the main terminal until 1991 when was built the T2 but today and after the opening of Terminal 3 it is closed to the public pending for approval of its use in the near future.

Terminal 2 Pablo Ruiz Picasso

Terminal Two is still in use having two boarding areas. Overall, its activity is limited almost entirely to non-Schengen flights and other low cost airlines.

Information about the Terminal T2

Terminal 3

Following the opening of Terminal 3 in 2010, the other terminals which to date were the main arteries of passenger traffic, largely ceased their activity to gather most of the arrivals and departures of commercial flights at Terminal 3.

Malaga airport Terminal T3

Click on "Disabled Services at Malaga airport" or "services for passengers" to find all the necessary information.

At Terminal 3 is situated the airport's VIP lounge with many amenities; access is restricted by two conditions or upon payment, obtain more information about the VIP lounge from here.

Second Runway

Air traffic has grown steadily in Malaga reaching a point where the construction of a second runway was a necessity for some time ago. In mid-2012 finally ended the works and today thanks to the second runway at the airport can take place take offs and landings simultaneously.

Arrivals and Departures notice board

Through this notice board you can check arrivals and departures of flights at Malaga airport; the panel operates at all times and shows updated information in detail:

Public Transport information

At the exit of Terminal 3 you will have on hand different public transport alternatives. On the one hand there is a train station connected to the Renfe commuter train line that connects destinations such as Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Torremolinos and Malaga city. Moreover there is also available a bus stop from where buses arrive destined for many hotels in Torremolinos and hotels in Benalmadena plus direct travel to Marbella, Estepona and Algeciras.

Buses at Malaga airport

Round-trip transfers from the airport

Our Company for shared transfers, ShuttleMalaga, also offers private transfers from Malaga airport. An effective, professional and comfortable means of transport which fully adapts to the needs of the customer.

Transfer to popular destinations from Malaga airport

Parking at the airport

There are many modalities of parking available for choice; surely one of these options will adapt perfectly to your requirements, either for short stays, express parking for no more than 30 minutes, long term parking, VIP parking, parking for clients on private flights, etc.

Parking at Malaga airport

Shops and restaurants

Inside the T3 and T2 are distributed all the shops, restaurants and cafes of the airport. You can have a coffee in different coffee shops like Starbucks, Caffé Ritazza or Delimarché. You can eat at restaurants like Vips, Pizza Hut or Gambrinus. If you have time, you even can go shopping in stores like Lacoste, Adidas, Adolfo Dominguez or Toro Andaluz.

Airport restaurants


Some of the airlines that operate regularly in Malaga are: British Airways, Lufthansa, Delta Airlines, Vueling, Iberia, Easyjet, Air Europa, Air Berlin, Ryanair, Condor, Air France, among other airlines.

These airlines will allow you to fly to many cities from Malaga airport, whether national, European or international destinations.

Photo Gallery

Finally we want to mention that from the following link you can see our photographs taken at Malaga airport.

Address and details

Address: Avenida Garcia Morato s/n,
Postcode: 29004 Malaga (Spain)

The most popular transfer destinations in Malaga

Costa del Sol


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