El Hierro airport (VDE)

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El Hierro Airport, opened on December 11, 1972, serves the island of the same name, situated in the Canary Islands. It operates with flights to and from Gran Canaria and Tenerife Norte.

Official Website: aena.es
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:10 am to 5:00 pm in the summer and from 8:10 am to 6:00 pm in the winter.
Airlines: Binter Canarias (Tel +34 902 391 392), Canaryfly (Tel +34 902 808 065).
Annual passenger traffic: 250,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +34 913 211 000. E-mail: jmgutierrez@aena.es. Information desk in the check-in area and tourist office in the Arrivals Hall.


The airport is situated 3 km (2 miles) northeast from the city of Valverde, in the island of El Hierro.

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What services does El Hierro airport (VDE) facilities include

The airport has an ATM and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the Arrivals Hall there is a coffee shop.
Shopping- There is a multi-store in the Departures area with perfumes, cosmetics, sweets, jewellery, apparel, tobacco, liquor.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated in the check-in area, on the ground floor (Tel +34 922 553 718).
Other Services- Children's play area.


Accommodation near El Hierro airport (VDE)

Some of the closest accommodations to the enclosure are:

Apartamentos Villa Marina (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Apartamentos Boomerang I (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Apartamentos Boomerang II (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Hotel Boomerang (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Blue Canary Hostel (6.5 km/4 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 10 from TransHierro (Tel +34 922 551 175) links the airport with Valverde in 15 minutes, going through Balaustrada and El Puente. Tickets have a cost of €1.16 and buses leave from the access roundabout to the terminal building at 9:00 am, 11:30 am, 3:15 pm, 4:30 pm and 5:45 pm. Scheduled departures can suffer variations according to flight times. Further information

Taxi - Ranks are located in front of the passenger terminal. Avoid drivers offering their services outside this point. The minimum fare during the day is €3.15 and €3.45 on Sundays and holidays and at nighttime (10:00 pm to 6:00 am). The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes. Further information: Tel 922 314 808.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters from CICAR (Tel +34 928 822 900 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm) and Plus Car (Tel +34 922 550 076 - according to flight schedules) on the ground floor of the terminal.


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Parking services at El Hierro airport (VDE)

The parking lot is free and is situated a few meters away from the terminal building, which can be accessed in a couple of minutes.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at the moment of their reservation or at least 48 hours prior to their arrival. Unaccompanied minors between 5 and 12 years old will be escorted by the airline crew from check-in until their destination.

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Latest updates: February 01, 2019