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Travelers looking for cheap flights to Alicante can find many options of flying into the Alicante Airport. This airport is located in Elche, southwest of the city. It has two terminals, but most of the action takes place in Terminal 1. This airport was originally named El Altet.

Alicante Airport (ALC) Information

The Alicante Airport (ALC) has a new terminal under construction, supposed to be completed in late 2010. Amenities at ALC include shops, pharmacies, newsstands, restaurants, cafes, banking services, information services, a chapel, handicap services, lost and found, first aid and banking services.

Airlines That Fly Into Alicante

The Alicante Airport (ALC) is the busiest airport for the Valencian Community, and the sixth busiest airport in Spain. The vast majority of these flights are within Europe. Ryanair uses Alicante Airport as its base, which is Europe’s largest low-cost airline.  Some other airlines that operate out of this airport include Air Berlin, Easy Jet, Spanair and Norwegian Air Shuttle.

Alicante Transit Information

Distance to city: 5.5 miles

Bus to city

Train to city

  • Not available.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: €14-€16, depending on time of day.
  • Taxis depart from in front of the arrivals area.

Car Rental Companies at Alicante Airport