Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)

Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) is the only airport located on the island of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands. It is located on the Bay of Gando, 19 km south of Las Palmas and 25 km from favoured tourist destinations in the south. With annual passenger numbers at around 13 million, Gran Canaria Airport is a known hub for flights to West Africa and to the Atlantic Isles of Madeira and the Azores. It’s home to over 55 airlines and serves as a vital hub for Binter Canarias, Canaryfly, Ryanair, Norwegian, and Vueling.

Gran Canaria Airport Services

Fast Lane

Fast Lane

The fast lane service at Gran Canaria Airport offers travellers priority access through security, ensuring faster passage without queues. Fast lane security entrances are signposted in the public departures area of the terminal. 


You can book through the airport’s website or the Aena app, with prices starting at €10.40 per person. Children under the age of 5 years old get free access with an accompanying adult.


*The service operates from 05:00 to 22:00.

Special Assistance

Special Assistance

VIP Services

VIP Services



Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Baggage Services

Baggage Services

Gran Canaria Airport Parking

There are two options for parking at Gran Canaria Airport, the general parking and the long-stay parking lot. We recommend booking online in advance to secure the best rates. Alternatively, you can pay manually at the booth in P1, on Floor A – just expect higher prices.

P1 General car park

Covered three-storey car park

1-minute walk to terminal

Practical for short-stay parking

Rates start at €1.02 for the first hour, €2 for each additional hour, or €13 per day

P2 Long stay parking

Affordable parking option

4-minute walk to terminal

Ideal for longer holidays

Rates discounted according to length of stay

Gran Canaria Airport Live Arrivals

Gran Canaria Airport Live Departures

Terminal Information

Gran Canaria Airport has just one terminal with three levels. There are two arrival areas, both located on the ground floor. The terminal departure areas are split across the three levels and divided into four zones (A, B, C, and D). Zone A is for flights to the other Canary Islands, zones B and C are for flights within the Schengen Area and Spain, and zone D is for international non-Schengen flights.


The terminal building offers travellers information points, currency exchange and cash services, accessible toilets and baby changing rooms, medical services, Special Assistance areas, meeting points, and vending machines. You’ll also find plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants throughout the terminals, as well as a lounge, children’s areas, rest zones, a chapel, and even business facilities.

Two people walk through an airport terminal.
Terminal 1

Terminal 1

Gran Canaria Airport Transport


Global provides multiple bus services to all of the most popular destinations in Gran Canaria including Puerto de Mogán (line 1), Maspalomas (line 5), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (line 60), and more.

Taxis and Private Transfers

Gran Canaria Airport Hotels

There are no hotels near Gran Canaria Airport as it is primarily a resort and town destination and the airport is located over 7 km from the closest resort. Nevertheless, these are some of the most popular hotels within a reasonable distance of the airport according to traveller reviews, some of which provide airport shuttle services.
Image of a hotel room in Villa Dama, showing a double bed in the centre of a white room with wooden floors and large windows.


Santa Brígida, paid airport shuttle available
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Exterior of Elba Vecindario Aeropuerto Business & Convention Hotel, showing a large sandy-coloured building with blue skies above.

Elba Vecindario Aeropuerto Business & Convention Hotel

Santa Lucía, airport shuttle available
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Exterior of Sercotel Hotel Parque, showing a white building with a large sign on top saying "Hotel Parque".

Sercotel Hotel Parque

Las Palmas
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Image of a hotel room in Boutique Hotel Cordial Malteses, showing a large double bed in the centre of a luxuriously decorated hotel room.

Boutique Hotel Cordial Malteses

Las Palmas
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Practical Information

Opening Hours

The airport terminal is closed to the public at night when there are no flights (00:00-04:00).

Recommended Arrival Times

Domestic and Schengen Flights: 2 hours

Non-Schengen Flights: 3 hours

Airport Codes

Gran Canaria Airport code: LPA (IATA)


Contact Information

General: +34 928 57 91 30

Customer service: +34 913 211 000

Queries: online form

Complaints: online form

Parking: +34 913 211 000

Business centre: +34 928 579 005 / +34 928 579 921

Lost and Found:  +34 928 579 130


Where is the airport in Gran Canaria?

Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport is situated in the Bay of Gando, 19 km south of Las Palmas and 25 km from popular tourist destinations on the south side of the island.

How many terminals are there at Gran Canaria Airport?

How do I contact the lost property at Gran Canaria Airport?