Malaga Airport (Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport Malaga)
Málaga Airport (IATA: AGP), also known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport, is the main airport for the Costa del Sol of Spain. It is 8 km southwest of Málaga and 5km north of Torremolinos. The airport has flight connections to over 60 countries worldwide, and 12,813,764 passengers passed through it in 2008. The airport currently operates with two terminals. A third terminal adjacent to the previous two opened in 2009. A second runway is expected to be complete in April 2011, and is to be fully operational by the end of 2011
How to get to Malaga Airport
Malaga Airport is 8 kilometres west of the city of Malaga. The airport is next to the main A-7 “Autovia del Mediterraneo” highway (Autovia) coast road that links to the AP7 Autopista del Sol motorway for Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Marbella and Gibraltar to the west and Malaga, Nerja, Granada the East.
Malaga airport is well-served by public transport.
A new underground station has just opened in Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport, with trains from Malaga Airport run frequently into the Maria Zambrano Station in Malaga.
The number 19 bus run by EMTSAM runs a service to Malaga Bus Station and the City Centre and costs 1 Euro. The bus runs from 6am – 12 midnight and departs from the arrivals section in both terminals 1 and 2.
Airlines operating from Malaga Airport
Ryanair, EasyJet, Vueling, Iberia, Air Berlin, Aer Lingus, Monarch, Air Europa, Transavia, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Thomson Airways, Bmibaby
Further travel and tourist information for Malaga Airport
Lost luggage offices at Malaga Airport for the handling companies (Iberia, Flightcare, Clever, Newco-Spanair, Air Europa and Easy Jet) is located in the baggage reclaim areas in T-1 and T-3.
Lost property office at Malaga Airport are located on the first floor check in of Terminal 3 behind desks 363-386. (+34 952 048 837).
Disabale facilities: there are information desks and meeting points in Terminal 3 in all the different zones. They are easy to spot as they are bright yellow and signposted “sin barreras”. Assistance may be requested at these points by pressing the button on the panel. You can request personal assistance via the Aena information helpline (telephone +34 902 404 704).