Airport - Granada

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FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA GRANADA-JAEN AIRPORT

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Airport Info

Airport Code: GRX

Ctra. De Malaga, S/N,
Santa Fé, 18329, Granada.

Tel: +34 95 824 52 00
Flight arrival and departure information

GPS: 37º 11.3' N 3º 46.6' W

The local football team is Marbella Fútbol Club. It was founded in 1997 following the defunction of Club Athletico Marbella which was owned by Jesus Gil. It was initially called  Unión Deportiva Marbella and renamed in 2013 to appeal to a wider iunternational fan base. The club currently plays in Segunda Divisioin B - Group 4.

Hotel - Apartamentos Greenlife Golf

These modern apartments are located in the grounds of Marbella’s Greenlife Golf Club, next to the 7th tee. Free WiFi is provided.

The elegant, air-conditioned apartments at Apartamentos Greenlife Golf feature a private terrace with great views of the lake and golf course. Each one has tiled floors and contemporary décor.

Hostal Berlin

Hostal Berlin is a charming, cosy and central guest house located in a quiet area and in a pedestrianised street. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and reception is open 24 hours.

The guest house is only a few metres from the beach and the location allows you easy mobility around the shopping and leisure area of Marbella.

Parque de los Tres Jardines  (Three Gardens Park) in San Pedro de Alcántara was opened in October 2012 and it is located in the low lying flood plains of the River Guadaliza to the east of the town on the site of an old nursery. The 'three gardens' of its name refers to the three different garden areas which could originally be found within the park - the "jardín árabe" (Arab garden), the "jardín mediterráneo" (Mediterranean garden) and the "jardín subtropical" (subtropical garden).

This shortish circular route takes you round the rocky massif that lies just to the north of the Refugio de Juanar with an optional 45 minute diversion to the top of the jagged ridge of Los Cuchillos, El Picacho de Castillejos (1238m). Even though I’ve graded the walk as Easy/Medium don’t imagine that this is in any way a dull route.

El Calvario is an interesting town park that has made use of the land around the old hermatige chapel Ermita del Calvario. On this land it was traditional to celebrate the day of the "tostón", a tradition fiesta to roast the new crop of chestnuts from the forest and make a small pilgrimage to the ermita.

This parks main feature is its large lake, actually a reservior built to irrigate the sugar plantation of La Colonia San Pedro. Those feeling energetic enough can practice their wakeboarding without the need of a motorboat. The Marbella Wakeboard Centre (was called Cable Ski) offers a chance to really appreciate the spectacular scenery on the move.

King Fahiad Gardens are easily seen from the Golden Mile, they are just below the Saudi Arabian King's house and feature the white 'sword of Arabia' and a small lake with fountain.

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The Jardin de las Aguilas (‘garden of the eagles’) is a wonderful Birds of Prey Centre clearly signposted from Benalmádena pueblo. In this fabulous zoological garden overlooking the Mediterranean… More →

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Granada Airport, situated in the area known as "Vega del Genil" or plains of the River Genil 16km west of the city of Granada and 106km south of the city of Jaen. It mainly handles national flights to Madrid and Barcelona but recently has expanded with a number of international flights from low cost airlines.

Casa Veranda   (C) Michelle Chaplow
Casa Veranda

The terminal building was opened in 1972. The airport has a single runway, 2,900 m long by 45 metres wide named 09 - 27 and an apron with twenty-five aircraft stands, of which eleven are for commercial planes. In 2016 Granada handled a total of 753.000 passenger movements (departures plus arrivals). In 207 the airport's peak year saw 1,467,000 passenger movements.

You will find the beautiful Jardín Botánico (Botanic Garden) in Calle Coghen in San Fernando.

18th-century Europe was the golden age when botanic gardens flourished throughout Europe. Important botanic gardens in the nearby city of Cadiz (in the Royal College of Naval Surgeons) and the famous gardens in the Paseo del Prado in Madrid also blossomed during that time.

 

Flights

These are the airlines that have direct flights to and from Granada-Jaen Airport and the following cities.

Airport Airlines
Barcelona - El Prat Vueling
Berlin EasyJet (summer)
Madrid (Barajas) Iberia, Air Nostrom
Palma de Mallorca Air Europa, Vueling
London City British Airways
London Gatwick EasyJet
Manchester EasyJet (Seasonal)
Milan Malpensa EasyJet

 

Correct as of February 2017

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Airport Hotel


There are no hotels adjacent to the airport. The greatest selection is in Granada city 10km away. There are also some in the town of Santa Fe about 4km form the airport such as Hotel Santa Fe, Hotel BS Capitulaciones, Hostal Apolo Trece, Casa del Trigo. Find your hotel by entering your dates in the search box below.  

The first recorded flight at the Santa Fe location was in 1911 to celebrate Corpus Cristi. In 1922 the town hall donated the land for the construction of a permanent facility which was opened in 1925 and named Aeródromo Dávila in memory of Luis Dávila Ponce de León. The first regular scheduled service was to Seville.

Location

Granada Airport
Granada Airport

Granada airport is located about 16 Kilometers west of the city near the small town of Santa Fé. The access to the airport is directly south from the A92 Seville motorway.

Airport Bus

 

There are several departures a day for buses to the city centre. Operated by Autocares Gonzalez linke 0245N

There are about 10 busses a day to Granada city from the airport. The journey time is 45minutes and the cost is 3 Euros. Here is a pdf timetable in the 'frequencia column; L a V means Monday to Friday, S means Saturday and D y F means Sunday and holidays.
The return bus to the airport starts from Paseo del Violón (Junto Callejon del Angel).


The route to the Airport is:
Starting: Paseo del Violón (Junto Callejon del Angel).
2nd bus stop - Acera del Darro (Zaida building).
3rd bus stop - 1 st Urban Bus Stop Gran Via de Colon
(about 7 minutes after the 1st exit)
4th bus stop - 1 st Urban Bus Stop Jardines del Triunfo
(about 12 minutes after the 1st exit).
5th bus stop - Urban Bus Stop La Caleta
(about 15 minutes after the 1st exit)
6th bus stop - Urban Bus Stop puerta Estacion de Autobuses
(about 25 minutes after the 1st exit).
7th bus stop - Avda. Andalucia (esquina Facultad Bellas Artes)
(about 28 minutes after the 1st exit).
Airport - 45 minutes after starting.

Bus to Jaen

Alsa Bus
 have operated a summer only coach service direct Granada Airport to Jaen city (Carretera C/ctra. Torrequebradilla). Departures from Jaen a 09:30 hrs  (except Sunday), 10:30 (Sunday only), 13:30, 18:30. Journey time 2hrs and cost 9€. departures from the Airport 09:45, 19:15 hrs.   At other times you will have to take the airport bus to the Granada City Bus station and then a direct bus to Jaen.

TAXI

There are taxis available at the airport. The cost is about 17 EUR to the city. 25 EUR to the Alhambra, 63 EUR to the Sierra Nevada Ski resort.

CAR PARK

Car parking is available for 450 cars. For the first half hour the price is 0,40 €; second half hour 0,50 €; and each additional hour or fraction is 0,90 €; Maximum daily up to four days is 9,00 €; thereafter 7,20 € per day. Lost ticket 45 €.

CAR HIRE

Hiring a car is best way to get around! Travel with ease and enjoy the beautiful views! Consult our general Car Hire page for the best deals within Andalucia.

 

 

 

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