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Federico García Lorca Granada Airport

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Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport (IATA: GRX, ICAO: LEGR), also known as Granada Airport, is the airport serving the province and city of Granada, in Spain, although it has Jaén in its name. The airport is located near to Chauchina and Santa Fe, about 9.4 miles (15 km) west of Granada and 62.5 miles (100 km) south of Jaén.

Granada Airport

Aeropuerto Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerENAIRE
OperatorAena
ServesGranada
LocationGranada
Elevation AMSL1,860 ft / 567 m
Coordinates37°11′19″N 03°46′38″W / 37.18861°N 3.77722°W / 37.18861; -3.77722Coordinates: 37°11′19″N 03°46′38″W / 37.18861°N 3.77722°W / 37.18861; -3.77722
Websiteaena.es
Map
GRX is located in Spain
GRX
GRX
Location within Spain
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,514 2,900 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,126,389
Passengers change 17-18Increase24.9%
Movements13,714
Movements change 17-18Increase 9.4%
Cargo (t)0.3
Sources: Aena [1][2]

Construction of the airport began in 1970 and it opened as Aeropuerto de Granada in 1972. On June 13, 2006 it was officially named after the poet Federico García Lorca, born near Granada.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Passenger numbers and operations since 2000:[7]

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Passengers 1,187,813 978,254 872,752 728,428 638,288 650,544 707,268 753,142 901,961 1,126,389
Operations 16,300 13,843 13,142 11,375 10,563 10,348 11,088 11,331 12,539 13,714

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 그라나다-하엔 페데리코 가르시아 로르카 공항. www.doopedia.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  2. ^ Liu, Jim (31 January 2018). "easyJet outlines new routes from Berlin Tegel in S18". Routesonline. Informa Markets. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "El aeropuerto de Granada ya tiene conexión con Nantes y Burdeos". Info Costa Tropical (in Spanish). 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  4. ^ Cobo, M. Victoria; Sánchez, Antonio (30 January 2018). "EasyJet anunciará hoy la conexión entre Granada y Berlín a partir de septiembre". Ideal. Vocento. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  5. ^ R. G. (5 February 2019). "La recuperación de los vuelos a Melilla, una "magnífica noticia" para López Calahorro". Granada Hoy (in Spanish). Joly Digital. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d Liu, Jim (21 June 2017). "Vueling expands Granada operation from Dec 2017". Routesonline. Informa Markets. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Aena.es". www.aena.es.

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