Fuerteventura Airport FUE
serves the Spanish island of Fuerteventura - one of the Canary Islands located off the coast of North Africa - and the second-largest one after Tenerife island. Fuerteventura Island has been declared by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve.
FUE Airport is located in El Mattoral, 5 km southwest of the island's capital Puerto del Rosario. It is only 10 minutes from the Caleta de Fuste, and 35 minutes from Corralejo resorts. The Airport is accessible by road FV-1.
With two runways and an estimated 4.3 million passengers per annum, Fuerteventura Airport is served by a multitude of domestic and international, regular and low-fare airlines, offering flights direct & connecting flights to all point of the globe.
The passenger terminal at Fuerteventura Airport
has been undergoing extensive renovation and extension work, done in three phases, and tripling its size to 93,000 sq.meters. This includes 12 new gates and 6 new telescopic airbridges. It now has a total of 65 checkin counters & an automated baggage handling system.
The ground level
is divided between Arrivals (left) & Departures (right). It houses the departures lobby, check-in desks, and the arrivals hall & baggage reclaim area.
The first level
houses security check, a departures lounge, restaurants & services, and departure gates - currently gates 7 - 24 are in operation. (Ryanair uses gates 8-10). A.G.A., an airline information point is at gates 9-10 entrance; Swissport, Atlantica & Clever handling agents are at entrance to gates 17-18.
NEW: A new security control is located south of the departures hall with 3 Xray machines for families with infants and for persons with reduced mobility - providing exclusive access to their deparure gates. It also includes a boarding pass reader.
Amenities & services in the passenger terminal:
Aena Information desk, ATM cash machine, a children’s play area and a large terrace, and boarding gates. an Information desk; offices for passenger assistance; air ticket counters for Air Europa, Binter and Islas Airways; automatic check-in machines; offices for tour operators; a cafeteria; an ATM cash machine; a shopping area; a first-aid station, a pharmacy, and tourist, lost luggage, rental car and tour operator offices.. Outside the check-in area is a large terrace offering a cafeteria & grill.