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Gran Canaria Airport Informational Guide to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) - Non Official

Terminal Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport

Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) is the main international gateway to Las Palmas and Gran Canaria island in Spain.

It is a relevant connection to travel to West Africa (Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, Cape Verde, among others), and to the Atlantic Isles of Azores and Madeira.

Inter-island traffic between Tenerife airports and Lanzarote Airport is operated by Binter Canarias and Canaryfly. 

Gran Canaria Airport has a single passenger terminal for both international and domestic services.

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Terminal Gran Canaria Airport


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Terminal Gran Canaria Airport



The Terminal at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport consists of three levels:

Ground Level

This is the Arrivals level.

Services: Lost baggage, ATMs, currency exchange and rental car counters, among others.

Arrivals are processed in separated halls for Domestic and International flights:

Domestic Arrivals Hall - Arrivals 1

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Info panels at Gran Canaria Airport

Domestic passengers from mainland Spain and other Canary islands (inter-island flights).

Passengers may access to connections with other islands or simply to public transportation (bus and taxi), including private tours, holiday services and the main Parking-A facility.

International Arrivals Hall - Arrivals 2

International passengers. This facility is equipped with passport control, customs, tax inspection service and a separate baggage claim.

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Gates zone at Terminal Gran Canaria Airport

First Level

This is the Departures and check-in level.

Check-in is split into different areas:

Check-in Area 1

Check-in area for the inter-islands flights to other Canary Islands and to Morocco by Binter and CanaryFly.

Includes check-in desks 101-118. They are located on the Ground level, on the northern end.

Check-in Area 2 & 3

Check-in areas for EU and Scandinavian flights.

Some of the check-in desks are used by Norwegian Air Shuttle. Includes check-in desks 201-234. They are located on the First level.

Check-in Area 4

Check-in area for international flights by Ryanair. Includes check-in desks 401-406. They are located downstairs, between the Rental Car Offices and the Police Department.

On the other hand, there are also four departures zones: A, B, C and D:

Zone A

For inter-island flights within Canary Islands.

Note that there aren’t passport controls on arrival.

Zone B

For domestic flights within mainland Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, etc.)

Zone C

For all EU international flights (Schengen).

Zone D

For international flights to non-Schengen destinations.

It is equipped with screening of international passengers and has additional security.

Second Level

Concessions and services level.

Services: Food and drink concessions, VIP Lounge, Interfaith Chapel and Conference Hall, among other services.


Gran Canaria Airport Terminal offers to its passengers the following services:

- ATMs
- Wi-Fi
- Lost baggage
- Currency exchange
- Interfaith Chapel
- Children’s play area
- Duty free
- Family services
- Conference Hall
- Food and drink concessions
- Minimarket
- Information desk
- Medical services
- Pharmacy
- Post office
- Smoking area

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Sala VIP Galdós. Location: Second level, Departures, Zone C. Opening hours: From 06:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Internet terminals, Smoking area.

For further information, please contact: +34 928 579 780

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