Ibiza International Airport is a Spanish Aena airport located 7.5 km from the centre of Ibiza city. Its coordinates are 38° 52′ 22″ N, 1° 22′ 23″ E and it is 6 metres above sea level. It has a runway of 2800 metres with an orientation of 06/24. Climatologically, it is above category I operating minima, visibility above 800 metres and cloud base above 60 metres, 99.96% of the time.2
Ibiza airport is characterised by the seasonality of its demand and by its strong tourist character. It also has a very high level of regular traffic between the islands and the mainland, with trips concentrated in the management or business centres, such as Barcelona, Madrid-Barajas and Palma de Mallorca, and with constant characteristics in their distribution throughout the year.
The airport has:
A parking area with 502 parking spaces.
A building with 5 car rental companies.
2 bus platforms, with a capacity of 20 buses for each platform in the arrivals area, plus a platform in the departures area with a capacity for 8 buses.
Taxi rank and regular bus line, linking the airport with Sant Jordi – Ibiza – Port.
Inside the terminal:
On the ground floor:
7 car hire companies, 2 of them outside the car hire car park building.
1 tourist information desk.
2 bars, one in the arrivals area and one in the departures area.
1 Pharmacy and first aid kit
On the first floor:
music shop, clothes shops, 2 duty-free shops (The Shop and The Express Shop).
Ibiza Airport Master Plan
The main measures included in the Ibiza Airport Master Plan are the construction of two new rapid exit lanes for aircraft operations at each end of the runway, the adaptation of the parallel taxiway as an emergency runway and the extension of the commercial and general aviation apron. Also planned is the construction of a new general aviation terminal and heliport, the expansion of the passenger terminal building and car park, and the improvement and expansion of cargo terminal facilities.
– Development of the taxiway as an emergency runway. – Regularisation of the current runway strip. – Regularisation of the contingency runway strip and relocation of obstacles (regulator chamber, VOR). – Relocation of the ILS cabin outside the RESA (Runway End Safety Area) and replacement of non-rigid structures.
Standardisation and extension of general aviation aprons.
– Surface car park for the storage of rental cars (827 spaces) – Surface car park for the storage of cranes (64 spaces) – Extension of the taxi depot (20 spaces) – Replacement of roads to adjacent properties – Extension of the airport access road and internal accesses.
An underground car park is also planned in front of the airport, where the public car park is currently located.
Aircraft support area
– Hangar and associated car park.
– Construction of a new SEI on the same site as the current one. – Fire testing platform. – Modification of perimeter road layout and relocation of perimeter fencing.
General Aviation Area
– Aircraft parking.
– Relocation of water and butane facilities. – New fuel tank.