Fuerteventura Airport Departures

Fuerteventura Airport, officially called Aeropuerto de Fuerteventura, is an important international airport on the Spanish Canary Island of Fuerteventura. It is located around 5 kilometres south of the capital Puerto del Rosario. Originally, the airport was a small hangar with basic facilities, but over the years it has developed into one of the most important airports in the Canary Islands.

Here are all departures from Fuerteventura Airport for today and tomorrow:

Here you will find all arrivals at Fuerteventura Airport.

See these sights before departure from Fuerteventura!

You should have seen these sights before departing from Fuerteventura Airport.

Fuerteventura offers a variety of sights ranging from natural landscapes to historical sites:

  1. Dunes of Corralejo: This nature reserve is reminiscent of the Sahara with its endless dunes. The sand is made up of shell remains that are constantly changed by the trade winds.
  2. Villa Winter: A property shrouded in mystery, built in 1936 by the German engineer Gustav Winter. It is located in Cofete on the west coast of the Jandia peninsula and is surrounded by speculation about its past.
  3. La Oliva: A municipality in the north of Fuerteventura with sights such as the Casa de los Coroneles, a historic manor house, and the three-aisled church Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria.
  4. Isla de Lobos: A small, unspoilt island that can be reached by boat from Corralejo. It is known for its tranquil atmosphere and the beautiful bay of Playa las Conchas.
  5. Playa de Cofete: An impressive and secluded beach on the west coast of the Jandia peninsula, known for its beauty but also for its dangerous currents.
  6. El Tostón lighthouse: A striking red and white striped lighthouse near the fishing village of El Cotillo, which also houses a museum about traditional fishing on Fuerteventura.
  7. Windmills of Villaverde: Two windmills standing side by side on a hill, offering an insight into the history and workings of windmills.
  8. Ecomuseo La Alcogida: An open-air museum in Tefía that offers an insight into rural life and traditional crafts.
  9. Iglesia Catedral de Santa Maria de Betancuria: One of the oldest churches in the Canary Islands, which houses valuable art treasures and decorations from the late Renaissance.
  10. Morro Velosa viewpoint: Offers a breathtaking view over the north of Fuerteventura and there are impressive statues of the indigenous kings Guise and Ayose nearby.

These sights are just some of the many highlights that Fuerteventura has to offer and they reflect the diversity of the island, from its rich history to its breathtaking nature.

Information about Fuerteventura Airport (FUE)

fuerteventura Airport, also known as Aeropuerto de Fuerteventura, is the main airport on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura in Spain. Here is some brief information about the airport:

  • Location: the airport is located in El Matorral, about 5 kilometres southwest of the capital Puerto del Rosario.
  • Airport code: The IATA code is FUE and the ICAO code is GCFV.
  • Facilities: The airport offers basic facilities such as duty-free shops, restaurants, car hire and waiting areas.
  • Flight connections: Fuerteventura is served by various international and national airlines. It serves as an important connection for tourists visiting the island, with regular flights to various destinations in Europe and within the Canary Islands.
  • History and development: The airport was built in the 1960s to meet the growing tourist demand. Since then, it has been expanded and modernised several times.

The airport’s runway has the code 01/19, is 3406 metres long and 45 metres wide, with an asphalt surface. The airport’s passenger terminal has a capacity of 8.2 million passengers per year and is equipped with 24 boarding gates and eleven boarding bridges.

The airport mainly serves international flights, especially charter flights, as well as flights to the neighbouring Canary Islands and the Spanish mainland. The main international flights come from the UK, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Domestic flights are operated by the Canary Islands airlines Binter Canarias, Canarias Airlines and Canary Fly.

The airport offers various services, including customs, customer service, waiting areas, car hire, first aid, ATMs, catering, tobacconists, taxis, ambulances, pharmacies and a lottery and magazine shop. There is also a 10 metre long aquarium for visitors.

The new arrivals hall has a bright and friendly design and offers a side exit to the buses and shuttle buses. The runway is around 2,400 metres long and 45 metres wide, and new runways have been approved. The airport tower also shines in new splendour. Fuerteventura Airport handles around 4 million passengers a year.

The airport plays a key role in tourism on Fuerteventura, an island known for its beaches, water sports and natural landscapes.

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