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Gran Canaria Airport is an international airport in Spain. It's located approximately 19 km south of Las Palmas’ city centre. In 2018, more than 13.6 million air travellers were recorded at the airport. Gran Canaria Airport is the hub for Binter Canarias, Canaryfly, Norwegian Air International and Vueling.


Autopista GC-1, s/n, 35230, Las Palmas, Spain

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Gran Canaria Airport transfer time: MCT

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It is recommended to always check this before booking flight tickets. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT in Gran Canaria Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 25 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Gran Canaria Airport terminals

Terminals are the areas or separate buildings in airports through which passengers can move between ground transport and the places for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It is essential to check the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a connection to another flight, as the terminals in bigger airports can be far away from each other and travellers usually need extra time to get to the right one. Gran Canaria Airport has 3 terminals.

Terminal A – Schengen international flights

Terminal B – domestic flights within the Spanish Peninsula

Terminal C – flights within Canary Islands

Gran Canaria Airport: Transport

It can be a challenge to find the most convenient way to reach the city centre when visiting a destination for the first time. It is not always possible to travel by public transport directly from the airport and taxis might be costly. We recommend checking all the possibilities before the journey so you know what your choices are and can prepare for your trip respectively.

Go here for the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport.

Gran Canaria Airport buses

  • Line 1
    Direction: Puerto de Mogán
    Operating hours: 05:00 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
  • Line 11
    Direction: Agüimes
    Operating hours: 05:50 AM - 09:50 PM, daily
  • Line 91
    Direction: Playa del Cura
  • Line 66
    Direction: Faro de Maspalomas

Gran Canaria Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminals
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to the city centre of Las Palmas
    Approximate price: 35 EUR

Where to have a rest in Gran Canaria Airport

At times, passengers have prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the following day. In such cases, it is essential to note the places in or near the airport where you can have a decent break or pass time before your flight.

Gran Canaria Airport lounge

Airport lounges are places that provide passengers with a variety of benefits and services, for example relaxation areas, food and drink, WIFI, showers, etc., so passengers can wait in a comfortable environment.

  • Sala Galdos Lounge
    Location: Level 2, Boarding area C
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Price: 31 EUR

Gran Canaria Airport hotels

When your flight takes off the next day or the lounge isn’t so relaxing, you can opt to stay in a hotel close to the airport. Sometimes hotels are situated in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport area to get to the closest one. We have chosen a selection of hotel options in case you opt to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Finca La Manigua Hotel
    Price: from 40 EUR per night
    Address: Camino Cardonal Alto 13, 35219 Ojos de Garza, Telde, Las Palmas, Spain
    Contact: +34 670 420 776
    Website: click
  • Hostal La FONDA Hotel
    Price: from 35 EUR per night
    Address: Calle Antonio Benítez Galindo, 6, 35250 Ingenio, Las Palmas, Spain
    Contact: +34 928 663 118
    Website: click
  • Canary Sun Hostel
    Price: from 34 EUR per night
    Address: Calle Navarra, 6, 35200 Telde, Las Palmas, Spain
    Contact: +34 928 239 515
    Website: click

Gran Canaria Airport restaurants

While travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. We have a variety of choices for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a long layover, or a snack to take on board with you.

Click here for a comprehensive list of dining places in Gran Canaria Airport.

  • Soho Coffe CO
    Description: salads, wraps, sandwiches, juices
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: Mon and Thu: 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Wed, Fri and Sat: 05:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun: 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Tue: 06:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Dehesa de Santa María
    Description: tapas, wines, beers, deserts
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Burger King
    Description: fast food restaurant
    Location: Departures, Level 1
  • Leon
    Description: healthy fast food
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • The Garden
    Description: self-service restaurant with traditional local cuisine
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily

Shops in Gran Canaria Airport

If you leave your souvenir purchasing to the last possible minute, or you merely have time to pass before flying, it's worth visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the ideal shopping locations for your needs.

Follow this link for a comprehensive description.

  • Gran Canaria
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Departures, Level 1 and Arrivals, Level 0
  • Relay
    Description: magazines, newspapers, journals, snacks and refreshments
    Location: several locations in Departures
  • El Market Canarias
    Description: souvenirs
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Base
    Description: sports clothing
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Tutti Frutti
    Description: candy shop
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily

Gran Canaria Airport car hire

Sometimes you have to travel by car, or it may be the most pleasurable mode of transportation for your journey. The list below will make it easier for you to select the best car hire company for your journey.

  • TopCar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 928 579 159
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +34 871 180 192
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 928 579 577
  • Autoreisen
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 02:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +34 678 314 396

Other services in Gran Canaria (LPA) Airport

Below are some other key amenities in the airport that you could need while travelling.

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