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Malaga Airport Costa del sol, Spain

Malaga Airport Information

Malaga International Airport (AGP) is located South West of Malaga city centre. It services the Costa del Sol, with easy access to the E-15 (toll road) & N-340 motorways. With in excess of 12,500,000 passengers passing through the airport in 2004 Malaga is one of Spain's busiest destinations. Due to ever increasing demand, plans have been laid for further expansion, the airport has finally been given the go-ahead to begin a €730 million (£483 million) expansion plan designed to double its capacity by 2010. Following years of delays and uncertainty and amidst fears over a possible collapse in its services due to overcrowding, the airport will see the launch of the two-stage "Plan Malaga". The first phase of the plan, which should be completed by 2008, will see a new terminal building with 28 new boarding gates and dozens of new check-in desks. According to the local Sur in English newspaper www.surinenglish.com, the airport will then be able to process around 9,000 passengers per hour - twice the current figure. To avoid congestion problems in the meantime, the existing T1 terminal will be renovated and two new exit lanes from the runway will be built. The first phase also involves the construction of new access roads, docking platforms and an overhaul of the airport's electrical system. The second phase in the scheme will see the completion of the long-overdue second runway, and the diversion underground of the railway link to the airport. By the time the scheme is complete the airport will be able to handle up to 75 take-offs or landings each hour, according to Sur in English.

Car Parking
There is car parking for over 1300 cars at Malaga International Airport (AGP) on site, with many private car parking facilities offsite within a few kilometers e.g. Cheap Malaga Airport Parking +34 952 24 36 23 also parking for passenger coaches & car hire companies is also provided onsite with drop off facilities for most of the Major car hire companies.

Public Transport
There is a train service operating between the airport & Malaga city, as well as to Fuengirola. There are plans to extent this service in the future to Marbella and beyond. The service typically starts early & finishes late running every 30 minutes. The train station is situated next to the cargo terminal; opposite passenger terminal follow the signs over the footbridge to the train station. Look out for this sign above the station;

To Malaga City
First train 07.15 then at 45 and 15 minutes pas the hour. Last train 23.45 journey time around 12 minutes.

To Fuengirola
First train 06.13 then at 43 and 13 minutes pas the hour. Last train 22.43 journey time 30 minutes.

Buses to Malaga (Number 19) run every 30 minutes between 7.00am & 12.00midnight. The Bus stop is outside the arrivals area through the sliding doors turn right about 30 meters. The cost is roughly 1€ per person & there is a pickup from both terminals. This is an urban route & will pick up passengers along the way, so be prepared if you have a lot of luggage. It is also possible to catch a bus to Marbella & although frequent, timetables vary depending on the season; the cost is around 4.00€.

Taxis are available outside of both terminal 1 and 2. There is a queuing system in operation and prices are as follows Fuengirola 36 €,La Cala de Mijas 43€, Calahonda 46€, Marbella 57€ and Puerto Banus 65€.

Car Hire
There are many car hire companies operating from Malaga International Airport (AGP) and many inside the arrival terminal. If you would like more information or maybe book a hire car please go to our car hire page.

Information & Help Desks
There are a number of information desks at Malaga airport. The main reception can be contacted on +34 952 048 484, with alternative numbers for arrivals +34 952 048 838 & departures +34 952 048 804. The lost luggage department can be contacted on +34 952 136203.

Airport Facilities
Malaga airport has many facilities including a Pharmacy, many food outlets including Burger King (visitors Area), Hugo Boss and Lacoste shops cafes and restaurants, Magazine shops and duty free outlet; although it has to be said the choice is better in the departures lounge than in the visitor's area.

Disabled Facilities
Malaga International Airport (AGP) is fully equipped with ramps & disabled toilets. Wheelchairs are available on request.

For information on the carriers/flights operating to & from Malaga Airport and the UK and Ireland please see our flights page;

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