Barcelona Airport in Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Airport is located 12 km southwest of the centre of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The airport is the second largest airport in Spain, the 9th busiest in Europe and the world’s 31st busiest airport. During 2011, the airport served almost 34.4 million passengers.
Most of the traffic at the airport is European and domestic. The airport has two terminals and three runways. Terminal T1 features 101 gates and Terminal T2 features 48 gates.
The airport features a number of bars and restaurants which include a wide selection of fast food outlets, coffee shops, Italian restaurants, sweet snack stand, tapas and beer bars, ice cream and sandwich kiosks and traditional Spanish and Catalan gourmet eateries. Travellers are able to relax in casual atmospheres to enjoy a variety of culinary delights at all times of the day and night. Duty free shops, retail shops such as luggage retail shops and apparel shops are available within the terminals. Pharmacies, electronic shops, and gourmet delicacies shops are also featured in the airport terminals. Business services features include fitness rooms, entertainment, Internet work areas, meeting rooms, hairdressers, newspapers, and beds.
Barcelona Airport features over 10 colourful children’s play areas for young travellers which are for children to let off steam while they wait between flights. Baby changing facilities are also offered throughout the terminal buildings.
Within the arrivals and departures travellers have access to ATM machines, banks, a lottery kiosk, tobacconist, post office, medical centre, tourist information desks, travel agency and desks. Disabled services and amenities are also a feature of the airport to ensure the traveling experience of those travelling with handicaps.
Barcelona Airport is a climate controlled airport that is beautifully designed to ensure travellers have a pleasant travel experience while they wait for their fights. The airport has many different areas for travellers to explore and enjoy such as the many dining and shopping areas.
Airport Parking and Transfer
Barcelona Airport features over 25K parking spaces in the T1 and T2 car park lots. T1 car park features 12K parking spaces. Each building connects to the terminals via a walkway. A long stay car park with 1,500 car park lots and a surface car park with 1,600 spaces are also available and features direct access to the terminals.
Barcelona Airport features a number of transportation options that include rental cars, taxis, buses, the rapid bus and shuttles.