Tenerife South airport (TFS)

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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Tenerife South Airport, or Reina Sofía International Airport, was opened on October 23, 1978. Together with Tenerife North Airport, it concentrates most of the air traffic in the Canary Islands, being one of the busiest in Spain. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations within Europe and Northern Africa.

Official Website: aena.es
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. Outside these hours, only passengers are allowed access in the 2 hours prior to the scheduled departure of their flight.
Annual passenger traffic: 4,6 million passengers went through it during 2021.
Tel: +34 913 211 000. E-mail: [email protected] Information desk in the Arrivals Hall. A team of "green jackets" offer assistance and traveller support at several points around the airport. Tourist office in front of the Arrivals lobby, outside the terminal, available from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on weekdays and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays (Tel +34 922 392 037).


The airport is situated 60 km (37.5 miles) southwest from Santa Cruz de Tenerife and 10 minutes away from the tourist locations of Los Cristianos and Playa de las Américas.

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What services does Tenerife South airport (TFS) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (10:00 am to 10:00 pm), post office, mobile phone service, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. There are meeting rooms in the Departures area. The Sala VIP Montaña Roja lounge, situated on floor 1, in the passenger-only area, opens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, Wednesdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Thursdays from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm and Sundays from 7:00 am to 10:30 pm; the maximum stay is 4 hours and it provides newspapers, TV, computers, Wi-Fi, catering, air conditioning (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €30.86).

Food and Drinks- On the ground floor, there are bars, coffee shops, fast food outlets, ice cream stores and restaurants. There are also vending machines throughout the enclosure.
Shopping- Duty-free shops on levels 0 and 1, newsagents, books, sweets, fashion and accessories, electronics, souvenirs.
Baggage- Wrapping machines in the check-in area, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lost and found office in front of check-in counters 26-27, available from 4:00 am to 0:00 am (e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Children's play areas, prayer rooms, gas station, travel agencies, showroom, pharmacy, water fountains.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters on the ground floor and the underground level of the terminal.

AutoReisen (Tel +34 922 260 200 / 759 364 / 392 216 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
CICAR (Tel +34 928 822 900 / 922 759 329 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +34 911 505 000 / 922 759 313 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Goldcar (Tel +34 918 341 400 / 965 233 184 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +34 902 402 405 / 922 759 319 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
InterRent (Tel +34 918 340 262 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +34 871 180 192 / 634 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
TopCar (Tel +34 922 397 024 / 066 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Tenerife South airport (TFS)

Across from the passenger terminal, there is an area for short- and long-term parking, with covered and outdoor spaces, a few minutes away from the main building. Rates and reservations


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps, elevators, accessible restrooms and telephones, and reserved parking spaces. Most air companies offer escort services for children between 5 and 12 years old travelling alone. Remember to inform your airline about your particular needs at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: March 02, 2022