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Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Spain can find tickets to the Barajas Airport, the Barcelona International Airport or the Palma de Mallorca Airport.

The Madrid-Barajas Airport serves the city of Madrid. It is located north east of the city center, and there are four terminals, numbered 1-4. It is the largest airport of Spain.

Barcelona International Airport serves the city of Barcelona. This airport is located in El Prat de Llobregat, and is the second largest in Spain, but the largest in the Catalonia region. There are two terminals, labeled 1 and 2, and there is free bus service to connect passengers between these terminals.

The Palma de Mallorca Airport is located east of Palma de Mallorca, near the village of Pan Castilla. It is also known as the Son Sant Joan Airport. There are four gates: A, which is mostly for domestic flights, and B, C and D, which are for international flights.

Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Information

The Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) opened Terminal 4 in 2006, which is a huge, very modern-looking terminal that is illuminated by much natural light. Amenities at MAD include shops, cafes, restaurants, travel agencies, ATMs, meeting rooms, tourist information, playgrounds, chapels, nearby hotels, meeting rooms and handicap services.

Airlines That Fly Into Madrid

The Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) is the busiest airport in Spain, and has gotten especially busy since the opening of Terminal 4 in 2006. It is also the fourth busiest airport in Europe, partially because it is a huge hub for trans-Atlantic traffic and links Spain to Latin America. This airport is a hub for Air Europa, EasyJet, Iberia, Ryanair, SpanAir and Vueling. Some other major airlines that service this airport include American, Air France, Lufthansa and Wizz Air.

Barcelona International Airport (BCN) Information

The Barcelona International Airport (BCN) has opened a new terminal, Terminal 1, in 2009, which includes 168 check-in counters, 50 jet ways and 15 baggage carousels. Amenities at this airport include shops, duty-free stores, newsstands, cafes, bars, restaurants, banking services, meeting rooms, information services, handicap services and child play areas.

Airlines That Fly Into Barcelona

The Barcelona International Airport (BCN) is very busy with domestic services, as well as other services to destinations throughout Europe and North Africa. There are minor flights to North America, Latin America and Southeast Asia. It is a main hub for Spanair and Vueling. Some other airlines at this airport include Air Europa, American, Easy Jet, Iberia and Wizz Air.

Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) Information

The Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is the third largest Spanish airport, after Madrid and Barcelona. There are plans to extend its passenger capacity. Amenities include shops, duty-free shopping, tour operators, travel agencies, banking services, VIP lounges, lost luggage services and handicap services.

Airlines That Fly Into Palma de Mallorca

The Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is one of the busiest in Europe during its summer months.  Most of its traffic is to and from other European destinations. It is the base for Air Europa, and a hub for Air Berlin and Iberworld. Some other airlines that service this airport include Condor, Jet2 and Thomson Airways.