Almeria airport (LEI)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Almería Airport, opened on February 6, 1968, is an important air terminal in Andalucía and serves the tourist area of El Ejido, Mojácar, Almerimar, Roquetas de Mar and Vera. It operates with domestic and international flights to some important destinations in Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:10 am to 9:45 pm during the winter and from 5:10 am to 8:45 pm in the summer.
Annual passenger traffic: 990,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +34 913 211 000 / 902 404 704. Information counter in the check-in area. Tourist information office in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +34 950 292 918).


The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the east of the city of Almería.

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What services does Almeria airport (LEI) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the Departures Hall there is a coffee shop, a restaurant and a fast food outlet.
Shopping- Duty-free shop in the Departures Hall, in addition to a multifunctional space in the public area with press, accessories, electronics, gifts, regional products.
Baggage- The lost and found office is handled by the airport services agent, situated in the Arrivals Hall (e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Pharmacy, travel agencies.


Accommodation near Almeria airport (LEI)

There are no hotels on-site. The nearest accommodations include:

Hotel Los Arcos (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Barceló Cabo De Gata (4.4 km/2.7 miles)
Ohtels Cabogata (5 km/3.1 miles)
Hotel Cabo Gata (5 km/3.1 miles)
16:9 Los Molinos Suites (5.8 km/3.6 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 30 from Surbus (Tel +34 950 170 050) travels between the airport and the city centre from 7:15 am to 11:20 pm, with a frequency of approximately 30 minutes. Journey time is 35 min. Services depart from in front of the terminal and tickets have a cost of €1.05. Other stops include La Venta, El Chalet, El Alquián, Centro Congresos, Paseo de Castañeda, Plaza Nueva Andalucía. More information
On the other hand, Transfer Almería (Tel +34 950 100 250) offers private or shared transport to destinations inside the city and the region.

Taxi - Outside the Arrivals area there are cabs from Radio-Taxi Almería (Tel +34 950 222 222 / 226 161) and Tele-Taxi Almería (Tel +34 950 251 111). Extra charges are applied for travelling at night (between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am), on weekends and on holidays. The minimum fare from the airport is €11.93 and the trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Offices located in the Arrivals Hall.

Europcar (Tel +34 911 505 000 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Goldcar (Tel +34 918 344 064 - Sunday to Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +34 950 297 797 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm and from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Sundays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm)


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Parking services at Almeria airport (LEI)

Opposite the terminal building there is a fenced parking area with covered spaces and security staff, for short- and long-term stays. Fees and reservations


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Access ramps and adapted restrooms are available. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs at least 48 hours before their arrival. Children travelling alone will be escorted from the check-in process until their arrival at their destination.

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Latest updates: January 31, 2019