Airport Guide to Lanzarote (ACE)

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Airport Name
Lanzarote Airport

Airport Location
The airport is located 3 miles from Arrecife.

Terminals
2

IATA Code
ACE

Telephone
+34 902 40 47 04

Airport Overview

Lanzarote Airport (ACE) serves the sunny Canary Island of Lanzarote and is conveniently located 3 miles southwest of the capital city, Arrecife.
In addition to receiving a much-needed facelift during the 1990s, a section of the airport’s Gaucimeta Terminal was dedicated to serving as an aviation museum in 2002 in response to tourists’ keen interest in the island’s aviation history.

With roughly 5 million travelers on more than 46,000 flights to Lanzarote Airport each year, the facility is very busy, especially during the summer season. The terminals are rather small and often get busy (but seldom chaotic), especially on Thursdays when several British flights to Lanzarote Airport arrive.

Terminal Transfer

Lanzarote Airport has two terminals. Terminal 1, which services international flights, comprises two levels with arrivals on the lower level and departures on the upper level. Terminal 2 caters for flights traveling between the islands surrounding Lanzarote. The terminals are within walking distance of each other.

Getting into Town

Taxi: Taxis are located Arrivals Hall. Taxi drivers are extremely proud of their vehicles; as such, they are known to carry cleaning equipment to keep their taxis in a pristine condition. Queues are often long, especially during vacations and on busy transfer days, mainly Thursdays. Book online to avoid delays.

Bus: Shuttle services do not run between Lanzarote Airport and surrounding resorts. You may catch the public bus just outside Terminal 2, which will take you to Arrecife in 15 minutes. From there you can catch connecting buses to other areas on the island.

Car Parking

Two car parks are situated opposite the Terminal Buildings. Parking at Terminal 1 can accommodate 1,047 cars, while Terminal 2 can hold 207 cars.

Information Desks

In addition to general airport information desks in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, airport staff members in green jackets are also available to assist passengers with queries.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange are available.

Luggage: There is no left luggage at Lanzarote Airport, however there is a lost property department on the first floor of Terminal 1. Contact your airline for possessions left on the aircraft. There are baggage trolleys available.

Conference and business: The Guacimeta VIP Lounge offers business facilities, including internet and telephone access, while the lottery outlet located in the main concourse provides photocopying and fax facilities for all passengers.

Shopping: Retail outlets like Arte, Fundacion Cesar Manrique, World of Pearls and 7 Islands and More, sell products such as clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, books and tobacco. Pretty much all of the shops are after check-in.

Food and drink: In the boarding area of Terminal 1, you’ll find Café-Café, Café Ritazza and Cafeteria Meda’s, each of which serves a delectable variety of sandwiches, cakes and pastries. Medas Beer, located on the ground floor of Terminal 2, offers a selection of local beers. Keep in mind that food and merchandise prices are up to 20 percent higher than anywhere else on the island. If you’re traveling on a budget, rather wine and dine on board your flight or at a restaurant in the city.

Other facilities: Lanzarote Airport is fully equipped to accommodate handicapped passengers. It also features a pharmacy in the check-in area on the first floor of Terminal 1, as well as medical and police services on the ground floor.

Wi-Fi: The airport offers free Wi-Fi access.

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Airport Guide to Lanzarote (ACE) was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by cheapflights