Just a short 20 minute drive from the city of Malaga, the airport is a fourth busiest in Spain and handles twelve million passengers every year. With its temperate climate and short flying time of between two and a half to three hours from the UK, many passengers commute on a weekly basis or come over for a long weekend break. Domestic flights from all over Spain come into this airport.
In 2014 Malaga airport had over 13 millions passageners arriving to the airport.
Malaga Airport has three terminals, even though only terminal 2 and 3 are in use. The terminal 3 was inaugurated in 2011 and has an área of 250.000m2. With over 86 check in counters Malaga Airport has capacity of receiving up to 9000 passengers per hour.
Covered and outdoor short term parking is available outside terminal 2. Long term parking (more than 4 days) is in the terminal 1 car park.
If you do not have car hire arranged then Helle Hollis can help you with car rentals from Malaga airport.
The train station with trains to Malaga and Fuengirola is located opposite terminal 3.
Airport information desks are in the Arrivals área at terminal 3 and in Departures in terminal 2 and 3. The staff are multi-lingual and easily identifiable in light green jackets.
Because the roads are excellent and well signposted in this area it is advisable to hire a car from the airport. The Helle Hollis car hire company is situated just 800m from the airport terminal building. Once you have collected your luggage please exit the arrivals hall in terminal 3 and follow the signs for the courtesy bus stop. The courtesy bus stop is placed in a covered roadway in front of terminal 2.
If you need to get some euros on arrival there is a bank, ATMs, post boxes and bureaux de change facilities in the baggage reclaim area at terminal 3.