Menorca Airport Guide
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Menorca Departures

Menorca Airport is located approximately 4.5 km from the capital city of Menorca Island, and towards the southern areas, which are popular tourist destinations. Menorca is one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, and is well known for its quieter and more natural attractions than the other islands of Mallorca and Ibiza. Menorca Airport handles over two million passengers per year, and is an important gateway for local and international tourists. It is also well equipped with a variety of facilities, and the departure area is well structured for use by all its passengers. Menorca Airport departures are offered by a number of airline companies to a wide range of domestic and international destinations.

Passengers on departure flights from Menorca Airport have a couple of means of transport from which to choose in order to reach the airport. Several bus companies, and buses serve the island from the Mahón station travel frequently to the airport. Mahón is the capital city of Menorca, and is one of the most popular cities on the island, with a number of important attractions for its visitors. The Torres Alles bus company operates three routes to Menorca Airport, one of which is a more direct option, while the other two circle though the city and along the outskirts of the city, stopping at the airport en-route. Passengers travelling from other areas of the island can take TMSA buses to Mahón, which travel from cities and towns such as Ciutadella, found on the western coast of the island. Autos Fornells is one of the other important bus operators in Menorca.

By taxi is popular way to travel to the airport, and taxis are available from all areas of the island. Although more expensive than the bus services, taxis are a quicker way to reach your departure flight. Passengers in their own vehicles will find short-term and long-term parking options at Menorca Airport. The main airport access road is the ME-14, which is linked to the ME-12 running into the city of Mahón. The ME-1 is the main highway of the island, starting at Ciutadella, and is constructed virtually down the centre of Menorca, ending in the capital city. It is also linked to the ME-14. The road leading from the northern areas of the island is the ME-7. Particularly nearby the airport is Es Castell, as well as the prominent areas of Punta Prima, Los Lomas and Binibèquer.

The airline carriers of Air Europa, Spanair, Iberia and Vueling mainly offer Menorca Airport departures, and their destinations include Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Rome-Fiumicino. Flights to the other Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca are made by Air Berlin and Iberia, operated by Air Nostrum. The main international destinations served by Menorca Airport are the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, by the airline companies of Air One, AlbaStar, Condor, TUIfly, Air Berlin, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and Monarch, which operates seasonal charter flights from the airport. Neos is another popular airline company with departure flights to Bologna, Milan-Malpensa, Pisa and Verona. In 2010, Menorca Airport handled just over two and a half million passengers, and the traffic figures at the airport are only expected to increase over the next few years.

Menorca Airport consists of a single terminal building, with the majority of its departure proceedings handled from the first floor. The airport has 42 check-in desks, one of which is for special baggage, and automatic check-in machines may be available for passengers travelling with certain airline carriers. It is also popular nowadays to check-in online, or even from a mobile phone, if the airline carrier offers these services. However, in general, it is recommended for passengers on domestic departures, which include flights to other Schengen countries, to arrive at the airport at least an hour before their flight is scheduled to leave, while international passengers should arrive two or three hours before their flight. Sufficient time must be allowed for travelling to the airport, finding adequate parking, receiving the boarding passes, checking-in hold luggage and passing through the security check point. Passengers can also spend some time browsing the excellent shopping outlets at Menorca Airport, or having a bite to eat at one of the restaurants or cafés.

Departing passengers should ensure that their baggage meets the requirements of their airline company, and are advised to find out the number of pieces of luggage permitted for each person, and the maximum size and weight of luggage allowed, for both hand and hold luggage. Passengers will be liable for extra fees if their baggage does not meet the minimum quantity and weight requirements, and there are no left luggage services at the airport. In hand luggage taken on Menorca Airport departures, the new liquid regulations affecting many airports of the world must be taking into consideration. Passengers should place all liquid items in containers of no more than 100ml, and have no more than a total quantity of one litre of liquid substances. The containers are placed into transparent and re-sealable plastic bags that can be obtained from vending machines in the departure area of the airport. Security personnel will need to inspect the items. However, unlimited quantities of baby foods, baby milk or other special dietary foods needed for the duration of the flight can be brought with in hand luggage, and there are no restrictions on liquids carried in hold luggage.

Further facilities at Menorca Airport include a pharmacy, several cash machines (ATMs), first aid services and Internet connections. There is however, no VIP lounge at the airport or any meeting room facilities. Disabled passengers are welcome at Menorca Airport, as there are various facilities for their needs, and further assistance can be requested from the airline company concerned. With all these facilities and more, and an airport which is operated by the world’s leading airport authority, passengers will be sure to have a peaceful Menorca Airport departure.
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