Tenerife Airport

Tenerife Airports

Tenerife is served by two airports, Tenerife North Airport which is located about 11 kilometers west of the capital, and Tenerife South Airport which is about 37 kilometers south of the capital. In 1978 the new Tenerife South Airport (TFS) was created to meet the growing need of holidaymakers.  The island of Tenerife attracts the highest passenger movement in the Canary Islands with 12,751,583 passengers.

Tenerife North and Tenerife South are almost like two islands in one because they are so different.

Reina Sofia Airport Tenerife South

Tenerife South Airport

Tenerife South Airport, previously known as Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport,  is served by a number of low-cost carriers, including Monarch,  EasyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair, which connect the airport to many cities across Europe, more so than Tenerife North.

Tenerife North Airport

Tenerife North is 10 km from the cruise terminal the less busy of two international airports of the largest Canary Island of Tenerife.  The  airport disaster  of 1977 was a collision involving two  Boeing 747  passenger aircraft on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport, formerly Tenerife North, on the Canarian island of Tenerife, and prompted the early opening of the airport in the South.

Rodeos airport is in a complicated geographical area which can hinder navigation. it is a very convenient airport for residents in the north of Tenerife and tourists staying in places like Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Puerto de la Cruz or want to travel to other islands of the Canary archipelago.  Tenerife has always been known for cheap flights but since Ryan Air and Monarch Airlines joined the competition there has been a rush of even cheaper flights.

It is a medium sized airport connected to the rest of the islands and parts of Spain such as Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Bilbao and Seville  and well connected by several bus lines (buses) TITSA local company to many parts of the island. The most notable is the line 102 which connects Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Puerto de la Cruz via the Laguna and other peoples of the north. It has a daytime frequency of 30 minutes and there are night services. Other lines to note are the 107 and 108 bound Buenavista del Norte and Icod common with many stalls serving various local villages alternating with a frequency of 1 hour. Also this line 343 connecting the two airports in Puerto de la Cruz and Los Cristianos. You can find more information on routes, timetables and fares on the website of TITSA.


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