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Granada Airport has the official name of the Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport, and is known by its airport code of GRX. It is also commonly referred to as simply the Granada-Jaen Airport. It is a Spanish airport, serving as a gateway to various towns and cities in the Andalusia region of the country, and flights are offered from the airport to various destinations, but mainly to those within the country of Spain, such as Barcelona, Madrid and Melilla. A few seasonal international fights are made to Paris and Rome. Granada Airport directions are simple to follow, as the airport is positioned on one main Autovia, and motorists can easily access the airport from all directions, via a few prominent roads which link the main cities in the southern areas of Spain.
The airport of Granada is located just 15km, or 9.4 miles west of Granada, and approximately 100km, or 62.5 miles from Jaen. It is particularly nearby several municipalities, for example, Santa Fe, El Jau and Torre Abeca to the west, Chauchina and Fuente Vaqueros to the north, Cijuela and Láchar to the east and Romilla la Nueva a little further to the south. When looking at the airport in relation to the larger cities of Spain, it is considered as north of the famous Costa del Sol, with cities such as Malaga and Marbella, to the south of Jaen and to the south-east of Cordova. Further west of the airport is the major city of Seville, and to the east the area of Guadix and Baza are found.
The main access road of the airport is the Autovia A-92, which can easily be used from the city of Granada, and also runs further to the west of the airport. Other major roads in the vicinity include the A-44 and the N-432.
Granada Airport Directions from the south of Granada
South of Granada, and at the coastline, is the city of Motril, and from here, motorists will follow the A-44, or the E-902 in a northerly direction towards Granada. Follow the signs for the A-92, and then the signs for the airport. Areas along the way will include El Pinar and Padul.
Granada Airport Directions from the north of Granada
The A-44 is once again used from the city of Jaen, and motorists will pass the areas of La Guardia de Jaen and Campillo de Arenas. Follow the signs for the A-92, and then head for the airport.
Granada Airport Directions from the west of Granada
Areas west of Granada Airport include Loja, and also Antequera a little further south. From Loja, take the Avenue de Andalucia east, and join the A-92 which leads to the airport. Areas passed along the way include Venta Nueva, Cuesta de las Albercas and Fuensanta.
Granada Airport Directions from the east of Granada
From areas such as Baza, the A-92N, or the Ctra de Guadix a Vélez Rubio, leads in the direction of the A-92. Ensure that you continue in the direction of Granada at Guadix, and not turn south towards Almeria.
Granada Airport is generally well signposted from all directions, and although the roads to the airport are not particularly busy, motorists should allow more time for travel during peak traffic hours, and always be aware that unexpected road conditions could delay traffic. At Granada Airport there are parking areas for private vehicles, which can be used for short or long stays, and these areas are within walking distance of the terminal building. Alternatively, passengers can travel to Granada Airport by taxi, or by the local bus services available. Buses travel from various locations in the city of Granada, approximately every hour throughout the day, and there are three buses per day from Jaen. There is no airport train station.
Granada Airport consists of a single terminal building, well equipped for the needs of its passengers, and with both the departure and arrival areas on the ground floor. There are several shops and restaurants within the building, including duty-free shopping areas in the departure hall, and meeting rooms that can be hired by business professionals for all types of corporate functions. There are no banking or currency exchange services, but three cash machines by the banks of Santander, Caja Granada and Caja Rural de Granada are available. Departing passengers can also enjoy more private services at the VIP lounge. Granada Airport welcomes disabled passengers, and all persons with reduced mobility challenges, by providing four adapted toilet facilities, a special telephone booth and check-in desk and ramps for access to the parking area and all areas in the terminal. There are also meeting points in the arrivals/departures forecourt and in the terminal interior public lobby.
Granada Airport directions in further detail are available from the Aena information desks of the airport.