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 Zaragoza Airport

Zaragoza Airport is an airport near the city of Zaragoza (also called Saragossa) in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. The airport is situated 10 kilometres southwest of Zaragoza, 270 kilometres west of Barcelona, and 262 kilometres northeast of Madrid. It resides at an elevation of 263 metres (863 feet) above mean sea level. Runway 12R/30L has a concrete surface and measures 3,718 metres x 61 metres (12,200 feet x 200 feet), while runway 12L/30R has an asphalt surface and measures a length of 3,024 metres (9,921 feet). Zaragoza Airport is owned and operated by Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea. It is a joint civil-military aerodrome, as it is home of the Spanish Air Force 15th Group. In addition, the airport was used by NASA as a contingency landing site for the Space Shuttle in case of a Transoceanic Abort Landing due to its long runway.

Zaragoza is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of Aragon. It is situated by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and Gállego, near the region's centre. The fifth biggest city in Spain, Zaragoza occupies a total area of 1,062 square kilometres and, as of January 2010, has a population of 702,090. Despite not being at the top of the tourist destinations in Spain, Zaragoza is a warm and inviting city with plenty of activities for visitors: eating, sightseeing, and shopping among them.

Terminals

The new terminal building of Zaragoza Airport was completed in March 2008. As of February 21, 2008, the departure and arrival flights for the airport have been operating from the new passenger terminal, which was built adjacent to the former terminal building. In the arrivals building, there is a tourist information point open from 9AM to 9PM. The information centre entertains questions from anyone regarding information about Zaragoza or Aragon. The other new facilities, like public car park and taxi ranks, are duly signposted.

Services and Facilities

Zaragoza Airport operates scheduled flights to Palma de Mallorca Airport in Palma, Majorca; Beauvais–Tillé Airport in Tillé, France; Il Caravaggio International Airport in Bergamo, Italy; Brussels South Charleroi Airport in Charleroi, Belgium; London Stansted Airport in London, United Kingdom; Tenerife North Airport in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain; Henri Coandă International Airport in Bucharest, Romania; and Cluj International Airport in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Regular and seasonal passenger services are offered by Air Europea, Ryanair, Volotea, Vueling, and Wizz Air. Most flights to the city only run once a day, so it might be more convenient for some travellers to fly into the airports in Madrid or Barcelona instead. From there, it takes less than three hours to reach Zaragoza.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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The airport can be reached via two slip roads, from the A-2 and from the N-125 (both of which originally come from the A-68).

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There is bus service between the airport and the city centre.

Taxi hide 

Taxis make it very easy to get to and from the airport and the centre of Zaragoza. The taxi ranks are beside the arrivals gate.

 Who flies to Zaragoza

 Airport Contact Details

Zaragoza Airport

Address:
Carretera de Aeropuerto s/n,
E-50190 Zaragoza,
SPAIN

Tel:902 404 704

Website:

 Location Details

Longitude:1° 0' 39'' W
Latitude:41° 39' 48'' N
IATA code:ZAZ
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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