Tenerife Flights – Airlines and Airports
April 10, 2009 Leave a comment
There are two airports on Tenerife, Los Rodeos Airport is located in La Laguna in the north and Reina Sofia Airport is located in the south. Both are busy commercial airports with significant traffic. Los Rodeos Airport is approximately an hour by car from the south of the Island and Reina Sofia is about 20 minutes by car from Los Cristianos so it is important to bear this in mind when booking flights.
Los Rodeos Airport mostly handles domestic inter-island flights with some international connections, there are 13 airlines operating from this airport including;
Air Berlin- Air Europa – Clickair – Iberia – Lufthansa – Spanair and Monarch.
Reina Sofia Airport mostly handles international flights from Tenerife to the major cities of the world, over 50 airlines use this airport which handles almost 9 million passengers a year. Airlines using Reina Sofia Airport include;
Aer Lingus – Air Europa – Easyjet – First Choice – Globespan – Iberia – Jet2.com – Monarch – My Travel – Ryanair – Spanair – Sterling – Thomas Cook – Thomsonfly – Topfly – Windjet and possibly new owners of XL Airways
If anyone has any additional information about airlines using these airports please leave a comment. If anyone has had a positive experience when using these airports or airlines please also feel free to post a comment.