Valencia Airport Information
Valencia airport, which is situated eight kilometres west of the capital, has become an important business and tourist centre, encouraging economic growth in the area.
It handles mainly domestic scheduled flights and close to half of its traffic is with Madrid. Other national destinations of importance are Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Seville and Ibiza. The airport also handles a significant level of international traffic including low cost airlines with cheap airfares from European Union countries, with most passengers coming from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and France.
General aviation is very important in the airport of Valencia. The agriculturally-related private aviation manoeuvres and air operations which take place every year are an important part of this airport's activity.
In 2007, the airport processed 5,929,916 passengers, 96,591 operations and 13,367 tonnes of cargo