Airport of Palma de Mallorca
The airport of Palma de Mallorca is situated at a distance of about 8 kilometres to the south east of the town centre. Built upon a place that was once an old Military Base, it is also known as International Airport of Son Sant Joan, being inaugurated in the year 1960. Since then it has been reformed and enlarged on a variety of occasions, the last one being in the year 1997, it has two runways for landing and taking off and only one Terminal divided into four sections with the letters A, B, C y D. At present there is a plan in mind to build a third runway and a new maintenance hangar. It is next in line of importance to the Airport of Barajas and the Airport of Barcelona in as far as the number of passengers is concerned, it is also the base of the air company Air Berlin. The majority of the passengers that travel to and from this airport are of international nationality, especially German.
From the airport to the centre of Palma de Mallorca
The bus stop is to be found opposite the car park in the area of arrivals. To get to the centre of the city, the bus number 1 runs from the airport to the city with a frequency of about every 15 minutes to half an hour, starting at 06.00 in the morning until 01.30 am. The route takes more or less half an hour, making stops in places such as Porta des Camp, Paseo de Mallorca, Porto Pí and the commercial port. Please click to obtain more information about the buses in the Airport of Palma de Mallorca.
In section D of arrivals in the Terminal, there is a taxi stand. The route to the centre of Palma takes about 15 minutes. The airport operates with three taxi companies: Fono Taxi, Radio Taxi and Taxi Palma. The starting price is 1.80 euros. The rates usually increase a little on festivity days, at the week-end and at night time. Taxi rides from the airport generally charge an extra cost of 2.40 euros per suitcase.
Fono taxi: 971 728 081
Taxi Palma: 971 401 414
Telephone Radiotaxi: 971 755 440
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Rent a car
In the Terminal there are a number of Rent a Car companies, the following have a counter there Hertz, Avis, Centauro, Ultramar Express, Tui Cars, Europcar, Europa and Hasso. The cars for rent can be found in the car park on the ground floor.
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Installations in the Airport
In the Terminal there is a branch of Banco Caixa, as well as a large number of automatic cash points of Servired, Euro 6000 and 4B, distributed between two floors, the ground floor and the fourth floor. The bank opens at 09.00 to 14.00 hours. There is also a post office and post boxes in a variety of places, a restaurant, two cafeterias, a snack bar on the second floor and another in the zone of arrivals, as well as three others in section C and two in D of the terminal. A pizzeria, a number of newspaper shops, duty free gift shops, a First-Aid room open 24 hours, a Travel Agency in Arrivals and a Lost Property Office complete the rest of the services and installations offered.
On the ground floor there is the counter belonging to the Consell de Mallorca (Telephone: 971 789 556) where tourist information can be found, as well as a number of counters of general information in Departures, Arrivals and Check-in in the Terminal.
The Airport has adaptations for handicapped people, ramps for easy access for wheelchairs, specially adapted telephone boxes, toilets and lifts, as well as a number of places reserved in the car park area.
The ground floor of the car park is exclusive for the use of the Rent a Car companies. Near to the Terminal is to be found the covered car park (7 levels) for both long and short stays, with capacity for 5700 vehicles. From the first to the forth level the first hour of parking has a cost of 0.89 euros and the rest of the time at 0.60 euros. The fifth and sixth floor you can pay a monthly subscription fee of 78 euros, or 186 euros for 3 months or 660 euros annually, while the price per day is 6.95 euros (from 1 to 6 days) and the rest of the days are at 3.30 euros. On each level there exists 6 places reserved for the use of handicapped people, there are also special toilets catering for them. All these reserved places are situated next to the escalator and lifts.
Car Lease (Rent a Car)
In the Terminal building there are various Rent a Car companies, with counters of Hertz, Avis, Centauro, Ultramar Express, Tui Cars, Europcar, Europa and Hasso. The actual cars of rent a car are to be found in the car park on the ground floor.
Travellers for Business reasons
In the Departures zone of the terminal there is a small business centre and three VIP rooms which are open from 06.00 to 23.00 hours. The rooms are fully equipped with telephones, television, a small bar and daily newspapers. In another section of the Terminal it is possible to access to a number of conference rooms equipped with fax, telephones and computers.
Inside the actual building of the airport there is no hotel, although at a short distance from there it is possible to stay in some of a very good quality, as for example the Arabella Sheraton, the Palas Atenea Sol, the Meliá Victoria, amongst many others.
Airlines in the Airport of Palma de Mallorca
Germanwings: Has flights with destination to Stuttgart, Cologne/Bonn and Dortmund British Midland Regional: Departures to the East Midlands, Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff
Air Europa: Flights with destination to Granada, Santiago de Compostela, Alicante, Zaragoza, Asturias, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Bilbao, Malaga, Menorca, Seville and Valencia.
British Midland Airways: Has flights to the city of London-Heathrow.
Lagunair: Has flights with destinations to Valladolid, Leon and Salamanca.
Monarch Airlines: Has flights to the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.
Air Berlin: Offers flights to Barcelona, Alicante, Dresden, Munich, Oporto, Almeria, Faro, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Asturias, Hanover, Ibiza, Barcelona, Basel, Jerez, Berlin, London, Malaga, Bilbao, Leipzig, Bremen, Cologne/Bonn, Menorca, Copenhagen, Bergamo, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Lisbon, Muenster, Murcia, Nuremberg, Rostock, Saarbrucken, Seville, Valencia, Stuttgart and Zurich.
Spanair: Departures with destination to Madrid, Barcelona and Stockholm.
L.T.E. International Airways: Flights to the city of Roma-Fiumicino.
Luftfahrt: Departures to Vienna, Linz, Salzburg and Lisbon.
Brussels Airlines: Offers departures with destination to Brussels.
Vueling: Has flights to Madrid and Barcelona.
Sterling Airlines: Flights to Stockholm.
EasyJet Switzerland: Flights to Geneva y Basel/Mulhouse.
Bulgaria Air: Flights with destination to Sofia and Malaga.
Transavia.com: Flights to the city of Amsterdam-Schiphol.
Luxair: Flights to the city of Luxemburg.
Condor Flugdienst: Has flights with destination to Hamburg, Bremen, Munich, Cologne/Bonn, Leipzig, Dresden, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Nuremberg and Tenerife Sur.
Iberia regional operated by Air Nostrum: Flights with destination to Paris, Valencia, Asturias, Santander, Ibiza, Valladolid, Menorca, Valencia and Burgos.
Deutsche Lufthansa: Flights with destination to Hamburg, Dusseldorf y Frankfurt.
Swiss International Air Lines: Flights to the city of Zurich.
TUIfly: Flights to Hamburg, Stuttgart, Basel/Mulhouse, Hanover, Bremen, Nuremberg, Cologne/Bonn, Muenster, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Memmingen, Munich, Paderborn/Lippstadt and Zweibrucken.
EasyJet: Offers departures with destination to Liverpool, Belfast, London, Madrid, Berlin, Newcastle, Bristol and Dortmund.
Globespan Airways: Departures to the cities of Ibiza, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Durham Tees Valley.
Ryanair: Offers flights to London, Bremen, Liverpool, Frankfurt and Niederrhein.
Interesting information about the Airport of Palma de Mallorca
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Code IATA: PMI
Code OACI: LEPA
Address: Airport of Palma de Mallorca (Son Sant Joan), 07611 Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares
Telephone: +34 971 789 000
Fax: +34 971 789 014
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