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Lanzarote Airport ACE

Lanzarote airport is located located just outside Arrecife Lanzarote Airport is situated just outside Arrecife on the beautiful eastern coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spain. It is known as both Arrecife Airport and officially as César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport, in honor of the island’s beloved artist, César Manrique, whose influence can be felt throughout the entire region.

Though the airport opened in 1946, it has seen extensive development since the 1970s to support the booming tourist industry, including upgrades in the 1990s that added a second terminal to enhance its capacity for regional traffic.

In 2023 over 8 million passengers travelled via Lanzarote Airport. The airport offers a broad spectrum of flights across Europe and internal routes to major Spanish cities like Madrid, Gran Canaria, and Tenerife. Major airlines such as British Airways, easyJet, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Vueling, and TUI Fly, including Tui Nordic for guests from Northern Europe, operate here, making it a vital link for both international tourists and residents.

Lanzarote Airport is conveniently situated less than four miles / five kilometres from the capital, Arrecife, providing easy access to the city and spectacular coastal views during your approach or departure.

The table below allows you to see the live flight departures and arrivals from the airport. Click on either the Departures or Arrivals to be shown the correct timetable including any delays or cancellations. Use the scrollbar to move down the flight list.

Lanzarote Arrecife Airport offers a wide array of destinations, catering to both domestic and international travelers. Whether you’re flying out or awaiting visitors, here’s a quick overview of the connections available:

International Flights:

  • Europe: There is a large selection of Direct flights to European Destinations is available including France, Germany, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, UK and more.

Domestic Flights:

Connect easily within Spain with flights to other Spanish Islands such as the Baleriacs and Canary Islands. There’s also flights to mainland Spanish airports such as Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga , Seville, Valencia, and Santiago–Rosalía de Castro.

Airlines Operating at the Airport:

There’s 39 airlines using Lanzarote Airport including:

Aerlingus, Air Europa, British Airways, Binter Canarias, Brussels Airlines, Canarias Airlines, Corendon, Easyjet, Eurowings, Finnair, Jet2, Ryanair, Transavia, TUI, Vueling.

The airport code for César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport is ACE.

The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 handles international and some domestic flights, while Terminal 2 is dedicated to inter-island services.

There are six airlines flying from 19 UK Airports.

AirlinesUK Airport
Aer lingusCork, Dublin
EasyJetBelfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester
Jet2Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle
RyanairBirmingham, Belfast, Bournemouth, Cork, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Ireland West, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle
TUI Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, East midlands, Exeter, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester, Newcastle
Vueling London Gatwick

There is a really good range of shops. The following shops are located in the boarding area of departures:

  • Aloe Plus Lanzarote – Aloe Vera based beauty and health products
  • La Isla Gourmet – Gifts and local or Spanish products.
  • Lanzarote ArrivalShop – Perfumes, cosmetics, tabacco.
  • Lolly – Games, gifts for children and adults.
  • Love Me Lanzarote – Gifts, fashion and accessories.
  • Parfois – Fashion and accessories.
  • Sunglasses Hut– Sunglasses and accessories.

In the public area of departures you can also find:

  • Caffè di Fiore – Tapas, rolls and pastries.
  • Caffè Ritazza – Coffee, sandwiches, and snacks.
  • Loterías y Apuestas del Estado – Newspapers and magazines.
  • Relay – Newspapers, magazines, gifts and souvenirs.

Food & Drink at the airport

There’s a great choice of places to grab a bite to eat at the airport.

If you are looking for fast food there’s Burger King, Camden Food Co, KFC, Pret, Pans & Company, & Uppercrust

Other popular choices include the Four Arrows an Irish Pub serving food & drinks, Pizza Hut for Italian food like Pizza or lasagne and Wok Street serving freshly cooked Asian food.

Located in the boarding area of Departures, the duty free area sells perfumes, beauty products, gifts, food and drinks and local products

Is there free wifi?

Yes, free wifi is available at Lanzarote Airport. You need to select the ‘Airport Free wifi Aena’ network.

Can I hire a car at the airport?

There are a number of car rental agency desks available within the airport allowing you to explore Lanzarote at your own pace, but for the best deals we recommend that you pre-book your car hire in advance. This can work out alot cheaper than trying to negotiate a deal on the day and makes sure that the type of car you need is available for you.

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