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Tenerife South Airport

Tenerife South Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea
LocationGranadilla de Abona, Spain
Elevation64 m (209 ft)
Passenger change 09-10(+)3.5%
Aircraft Movements51858
Movements change 09-10(+)4.2%

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Tenerife South Airport , previously known as Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport, is one of two international airports located on the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands (the second one being Tenerife North Airport). Between its opening and the end of 2006, a total of 173,912,207 passengers passed through the airport. The airport is the busiest of the two Tenerife airports.

The airport is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona and was inaugurated on 6 November 1978, by Queen Sofía of Spain, to whom the airport is dedicated; by the end of its first year, 1 million passengers had passed through its doors.

The public bus service TITSA offers cheap and quick services to all parts of the island, Line 343 connects the South Airport (TFS) with the North Airport (TFN)

Tenerife South handled over 7.3 million passengers in 2010. Combined with Tenerife North Airport, the island gathers the highest passenger movement in the Canary Islands with 11,410,305 passengers.

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