Tenerife South Airport.
2011 Tenerife South Airport is to install a new tourist and a children's play
area in the departure lounge.
Tenerife South Airport Information & Guide.
|Tenerife Sur (South) airport (IATA: TFS, ICAO: GCTS), lies
about 60 kilometres from the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the town of Granadilla de Abona, in the south of the island,
in the heart of the tourist area. Tenerife South airport was opened on 06/11/1978 as a fog free airport
a year after the Tenerife North Airport suffered the worst accident in aviation history then a KLM 747 and Pan Am 747 collided
resulting in the deaths of 583 people. The airport was originally known as Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport. In 2010 7,359,150
passengers used the airport and there were 51,858 aircraft movements. Tenerife South Airport has one 3,200 metre runway (10,498
The airport is owned by Aena whose fundamental aim
has always been to constantly improve its infrastructures, mainly with the passenger in mind. To this end it has carried out
an analysis of the preferences of airport users and has redesigned the whole boarding area, including the communal areas.The successful completion of these works has resulted in a symbiosis of the commercial
offer and the passengers' needs, as well as improved architecture that permits a greater variety of shops with a view
to future expansion of the boarding area and the terminal.Apart from
a large multi-shop, the resources include premises for fashion, chocolates and sweets, press and books, magazines and books,
crafts, ceramics and souvenirs, accessories, traditional products, flowers, jewellery, watches, children's shop.Airlines using Tenerife South Airport include Aer Lingus, Aigle Azur, Air Berlin, Air
Europa, Air Finland, Air Mediterranee, Arke Fly, Astraeus, Austrian Airlines, Binter Canarias, Condor,
Easy Jet, Edelweiss, AirEurocypria Airlines, Europe Airpost, Germania, Germanwings,
Hamburg International, Hello AG, Iberia, Iberworld, Islas Airways, Jet2.com, Jet Time, Jetairfly, Livingston, LOT Polish Airlines,
Luxair, Meridiana Fly, Monarch Airlines, Neos, Niki Luftfahrt, Novair, Ryanair, Siberian (S7 Airlines),
SAS, Serair Transworld Press, Smart Lynx, Spanair, Strategic Airlines, Tarom, Thomas Cook Belgium, Thomas
Cook Airlines UK, Thomson Airways, Transaero Airlines, Transavia.com, Travel Service A.S, TUI Fly, Tuifly Nordic, Viking Airlines,
Vim Airlines, Vueling and White Airways.Tenerife Sur Airport is open
24 hours a day. Currently it offers more than a hundred connecting flights and it is busiest on Fridays and during the winter
Approximate taxi fares from
Tenerife airport in the daytime are Médano €10.11, Granadilla €12.93, Playa de Las Américas €20.45,
Los Cristianos €18.57, Los Gigantes €44.89, Santa Cruz de Tenerife €61.81, La Laguna €66.50
Puerto de la Cruz €89.07. Between 10pm and 6am expect to pay about 20% more.