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Valencia Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Aena
Serves Valencia
Location Manises
Elevation AMSL 73 m / 240 ft
Coordinates 39°29′22″N 00°28′54″W / 39.48944°N 0.48167°W / 39.48944; -0.48167 (Valencia International Airport)Coordinates: 39°29′22″N 00°28′54″W / 39.48944°N 0.48167°W / 39.48944; -0.48167 (Valencia International Airport)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 3,215 10,548 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 5,779,336
Passenger growth 07-08 -2.6%
Source: Passengers from AENA [1]

Valencia Airport in Manises (IATA: VLCICAO: LEVC), also known as Manises Airport,[3] is the 8th busiest Spanish airport in terms of passengers[1] and second in the region after Alicante. It is situated 8 km (5.0 mi) west[2] of the city of Valencia. The airport has flight connections to about 15 European countries and 5.7 million passengers passed through the airport in 2008.[1] The airport has one terminal and one runway. The former runway 04/22 is not in use and has no ILS but has a helipad at the southwestern end.

Valencia airport is situated adjacent to the Autovía A-3 highway which connects Valencia with Madrid and is also close to the Autovía A-7 coastal route to Barcelona. It is also well served by public transport. It is connected to Valencia by a regular bus line (MetroBus) which takes 45 minutes, while the shuttle service (Aerobus) to city centre takes only 20 minutes. The metro network (lines 3 and 5) also connect the airport to the city center (15 minutes), the Railway Station and the Port.

A new regional terminal, expanded car parking facilities and apron area have been recently constructed in time for the 2007 America's Cup. The runway has been also lengthened by 50 m (160 ft).

It is the main base of Iberia’s regional carrier Air Nostrum. Irish low-cost airline Ryanair used the airport as a hub since 2007 but decided to close it in November 2008 following a row over subsidies by the airport authorities.[4]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Berlin Cologne/Bonn, Palma de Mallorca, Stuttgart [begins 1 April]
Air Europa Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Tenerife-South
Alitalia Rome-Fiumicino
Andalus Líneas Aéreas Nador
Baboo Geneva
Blue Air Arad, Bacău, Bucharest-Băneasa
Delta Air Lines New York-JFK [seasonal]
easyJet Bristol, London-Gatwick
Iberia Madrid
Iberia operated by Air Nostrum Asturias, Badajoz, Barcelona, Bilbao, Casablanca, Dubrovnik [seasonal], Funchal [seasonal], Huesca, Ibiza, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, León, Lisbon, Madrid, Málaga, Marrakech [seasonal], Melilla, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Tenerife-North, Valladolid, Vigo
Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings Düsseldorf
Ryanair Bari [begins 1 February], Bologna, Bristol [begins 25 February], Brussels South-Charleroi, Cagliari, Dublin [seasonal], East Midlands, Hahn, London-Stansted, Madrid, Milan-Orio al Serio, Oslo-Rygge [begins 31 March], Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Trapani [begins 5 May], Weeze
Smart Wings Prague [seasonal]
Spanair Barcelona, Lanzarote, Madrid, Tenerife-South
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich
TAP Portugal opearted by Portugália Lisbon
TAROM Bucharest-Otopeni
Transavia Amsterdam
Vueling Airlines Amsterdam, Bucharest-Otopeni, Brussels, Ibiza, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Malta, Milan-Malpensa, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino, Seville, Tenerife-North
Wizz Air Bucharest-Băneasa, Cluj-Napoca, Sofia, Timişoara


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