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Barcelona-El Prat Airport Information
Barcelona Airport (BCN) is operated by the Spanish Civil Aviation Authority, AENA - Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea - and is the main airport for Catalonia and the North East of Spain.
It is located 10 km southwest of Barcelona between the towns of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans and Sant Boi.
The airport is the second largest in Spain behind Madrid-Barajas Airport, and the first in Catalonia and the Mediterranean coast.
It is a main hub for Spanair, Vueling Airlines, and Clickair, a focus city for Air Europa and Iberia Airlines and flights to Barcelona mainly come from domestic, European and North African airports.
The Barcelona-Madrid air shuttle service, known as the "Pont Aeri" in Catalan or "Puente Aéreo" in Spanish - literally "Air Bridge" - is the world's busiest route, with 971 flights to Barcelona in 2007.
In 2008, 30,208,134 passengers used Barcelona Airport, a slight decrease from 32,793,897 in 2007.
Barcelona-El Prat Airport has four terminals: T1, T2A, T2B and T2C.
Visit the AENA Flights To Barcelona Website for up-to-date flight information or call the AENA Customer Assistance and Information Service on 902 404 704.
Bus services run from the airport to Barcelona, Andorra and the Costa Daurada and frequent trains go into the main Barcelona-Sants railway station - from where you can connect to destinations throughout the whole of Catalonia and Spain.
There is an efficient if expensive taxi service and local and international companies offer car rentals.