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 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Airlines: Binter Canarias, Canaryfly.
Annual passenger traffic: About 200,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +34 902 404 704 / 913 211 000. 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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There are car rental counters from CICAR (Tel +34 922 551 539 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm) and Plus Car (Tel +34 922 550 076 - according to flight schedules) on the ground floor of the terminal.


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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.


Bus - Line 6 from TransHierro (Tel +34 922 551 175) links the airport with Valverde, going through La Caleta and Tamaduste. Tickets have a cost of €1.14 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.


Some of the closest accommodations to the enclosure are: Apartamentos Cruz Alta (Tel +34 922 550 378), Apartamentos Villa Marina (Tel +34 922 550 553), Apartamentos Boomerang II (Tel +34 922 550 200), Hotel Boomerang (Tel +34 922 550 200), Hostal Casañas (Tel +34 922 550 254), Casa Rural Los Arcos (Tel +34 669 024 666), Hotel Villa El Mocanal (Tel +34 922 550 373), Casa Rural Los Almendreros (Tel +34 608 225 664), Casa Rural La Asomada (Tel +34 922 216 153), Hotel Punta Grande (Tel +34 922 559 081).


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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.


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.