El Hierro Airport VDE serves the Island of El Hierro, which is part of the Canary Island chain belonging to Spain.
VDE Airport is located in Valverde, the island's capital city situated north-west of it. As only inter-island flights operate from this Airport, you should arrive at the airport one hour prior to departure if you have to check your luggage, however, if you only have hand luggage, you can get your boarding pass half an hour prior to your scheduled flight.
With a short runway and an estimated 146,000 passengers a year, El Hierro Airport is served by Binter Canarias airline, focusing on domestic flights, mostly to/from Tenerife Norte Airport, and also to/from airports of Gran Canaria.
The one-level passenger terminal at El Hierro Airport has a main hall is divided between Arrivals & Departures. Arrivals with baggage reclaim carousel, and Departures with check-in facilities, security check, a cafeteria,a multi-shop. Both Arrival & Departure areas share two information desks (for Tourist and Aena information), and an ATM cash machine ‘Euro 6000 (Caja Canarias)’. The departure lobby leads to boarding gates 1/2.
Lost & Found: 922-553-705
Binter Canarias: 902 391 392
Bus Line 8 serves the terminal with service to town, coinciding with arriving /departing flights.