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Malaga airport is the doyen of Spanish airports. It was one of the original sites of the first ever Spanish airline route that was established in Spain in 1919. The route (undertaken by the French airline, Lignes Aeriennes Latécoère) traveled between Toulouse, Barcelona, Alicante, Malaga and Casablanca. Of the three Spanish airports along the route, only Malaga airport retains its original location, and recently celebrated its 84rd birthday.

It is currently holds fourth position with regards total traffic within the whole network of Spanish airports. In 2003, the airport handled 11,565,735 passengers, a growth of 10.9 percent with respect to the year 2002.

The airport is essentially tourist focused. It has flights to seventeen different Spanish cities, as well as flights to sixty European capitals including destinations to America, Asia and Africa.

The tourist boom along the Costa del Sol has ensured that the airport itself has made constant improvements to its infrastructure thereby responding to passenger needs with an excellent quality airport.

In 2001 the airport was awarded the European quality certification ISO 9001/2000 which guarantees rapid service and user satisfaction. Malaga, along with Santiago, was the first airport to achieve this certification.

The standard covers aeronautical operations, the management of terminal operations and business, customer services and complaints management, airport security and the maintenance of equipment and installations.

Introduction
The gateway to Spain's Costa del Sol, Ma´laga Airport is located 8 kilometres southwest of Ma´laga and 5 kilometres north of Torremolinos. With flights to more than 60 worldwide destinations, the airport handles nearly 12 million passengers per year. Two terminals, 1 and 2, are adjacent to one another and are connected internally.

Airport parking at Ma´laga
Short-term car parks for more than 1,400 vehicles are located outside both terminals. Rates are €1.22 for the first hour, €0.89 each additional hour, and a day rate of €9.05. Long-term parking is available in the Terminal 1 car park.

Getting to and from Ma´laga
Driving from the airport, take the left lane of the access road for Ma´laga, Nerja and points east, following the signs to the N-340 coast road. Take the right lane to join the N-340 coast road heading west, to Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Marbella and Ronda. Rail service connects the airport with Ma´laga (journey time 12 minutes) and Fuengirola (29 minutes). Trains depart approximately every half-hour from outside the departures area, a few minutes' outdoor walk beyond the car park; the one-way fare is about €3. You must purchase a ticket from one of the machines before you board the train. Buses for Ma´laga leave from just outside the international arrivals hall every 30 minutes, from 7:00 until 24:00. The cost is about €1. There is also a bus service to Marbella, departing every 45 minutes between 5:30 and 23:45. The 45-minute journey costs €3.68. Taxis depart from outside both terminals for Ma´laga city centre (about a 20-minute drive, €12); Torremolinos (€9); Fuengirola (€23); Marbella (€47); and other destinations (approximately €1 per kilometre). Fares are slightly higher on nights and weekends.

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