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Fuerteventura Airport handles just over 6 million passengers per annum to and from the Canary Island of Fuerteventura, and is one of the main airports serving these famous islands of Spain. The island of Fuerteventura is located just south of Lanzarote, and to the east of the larger Canaries, known as Gran Canaria and Tenerife. The airport of the island is recognized by its official code of FUE, and is strategically located on the eastern coastline of Fuerteventura, nearby many popular areas for tourism. Fuerteventura Airport directions are very easy to follow, as a main road runs directly past the airport, and the road network on the island is well organized. Arriving and departing passengers will also find all the facilities they require at Fuerteventura Airport.
Fuerteventura Airport is located on the El Matorral site, just five kilometers southwest of the capital city of the island, known as Puerto del Rosario. This town has a bustling port from where many ferries are available, and is a major tourist center on the island. At the far north end of the island lies Corralejo, another important port city with regular ferries which cross over to the nearby island of Lanzarote, as well as La Oliva, which used to be Fuerteventura's capital city. Many of the island’s most popular areas for visitors lie to the south of the airport, and include the Caleta de Fuste tourist resort, Las Salinas, Gran Tarajal, La Lajita, a quaint fishing village and Morro Jable, an area with some of the best beaches of the island. The main areas of Fuerteventura therefore are found on the eastern coastline, and have direct access to the airport from major motorways.
Directions to Fuerteventura Airport from the North of Fuerteventura
From Corralejo, motorists will travel south on the FV-1 motorway, along the eastern coastline until reaching Puerto del Rosario, and passing areas such as Parque Hollandes and Puerto de Lajas. The FV-1 links to the FV-3, which circles Puerto del Rosario, and joins the FV-2 motorway. The FV-2 is the main road leading to Fuerteventura Airport, and is also know as the Calle de la Carretera del Aeropuerto from the capital city. Motorists can also travel inland from the north, along the FV-101, and pass areas such as Villaverde and La Oliva. From La Oliva, the road to follow is the FV-10, which links to the FV-3, and in turn to the FV-2 motorway to the airport. Signs for the airport will read "Aeropuerto De Fuerteventura", and in general, all areas of the island are no more than an hours drive away.
Directions to Fuerteventura Airport from the South of Fuerteventura
From Morro Jable, the FV-2 is the road to follow north to Fuerteventura Airport. The road also links to areas such as Los Verdes, Costa Calma, Tarajalejo, Las Salinas and Caleta de Fuste, from where the airport is just a ten minute drive.
Directions to Fuerteventura Airport from the East and West of Fuerteventura
Since that the airport is located directly on the eastern coastline, no further towns are found to the east of the airport, but to the west, lie areas such as Tefía and Antigua. The FV-20 can be taken to the south or the north of Antigua in order to reach the FV-2 motorway to Fuerteventura Airport, and from Tefía, motorists can travel south on the FV-207 to reach the FV-20.
The roads of Fuerteventura are usually quite clear from traffic, but always allow sufficient time for your journey to the airport. The island’s main tourist areas can be busy throughout the year, and roads therefore have the potential to be busy as well. Passengers departing from the airport will find adequate parking facilities available, within walking distance of the airport’s terminal building, and will receive their boarding ticket from one of the 65 check-in desks found on the ground floor. Ticket sales offices are also located in this area of the building, along with information services, tour operator offices, a self-service cafeteria, cash machines, a pharmacy and a first aid office. Passengers of certain airline companies may also use the automatic check-in machines. Various shops are found in the check-in area, as well as a large terrace, with a cafeteria grill restaurant. Passengers will board their flight from one of forty-four boarding gates found on the first floor.
Further facilities for departing passengers include a children's play area and a VIP lounge, while in the arrival area, the car hire companies are located nearby the baggage reclaim area, on the ground floor of the terminal. In December of the year 2000, Fuerteventura Airport received the International Accessibility Symbol for passengers with reduced mobility, in relation to all its facilities. There are specially adapted toilet facilities for wheelchair users, ramps with handrails and elevators to the upper floors of the building. Reserved parking spaces are available for disabled passengers as well.
Passengers who would like to travel to Fuerteventura Airport can also take a bus or taxi for the journey, but there are no train services on the island. The Tiadhe Buses travel from all nearby areas, such as Puerto del Rosario and Las Salinas, and taxis are available from all areas of the island. Fuerteventura Airport directions in more detail can be found online.