Ibiza International airport is the gateway to two of the most beautiful Balearic Islands in Spain; Ibiza and Formentera. It is located 4.3 miles southwest of Ibiza Island. Although the island is not so big but 5 million passengers that visit the island every year make it a popular summer party destination. Around 85% of the entire traffic arrives between May to October. If you can also make it to the island during the peak season then you will be able to experience the world’s best trance, techno and house deejays that perform here all through the summer.
Ibiza airport building is quite small and contains only one terminal building for all the flight operations. You will find ticket sales offices and check-in facilities at the ground floor and boarding areas at the first floor. However, the entire arrival traffic is handled at its ground floor. Ibiza airport is equipped with all the major facilities for the arriving and departing passengers and contains currency exchange services, banks, a lost and found office, ATMs, a post office, internet connections, pharmacy and medical services and a variety of shops and restaurants. You will find the information desk at the arrivals area of Ibiza airport along with an Ibiza and Formentera Island Council for tourist information as well. The Modular Auditorium provides the facility of training sessions and small conferences for passengers. Wi-fi facility is also provided at the airport by Telefonica de Espana, but it is not free of charge.
You will remain quite busy with the shopping opportunity. There is Hippy market at Ibiza airport for some memorabilia including I love Ibiza. If you want something edible they can also visit Sweet Market and Sibarium or Imaginarium. You can also find a newsagent, News and Books, Music Network and a music store at Ibiza airport. After getting tired by shopping continuously you can get a sip of refreshing coffee at Caffriccio Coffe or Illy Café. There are also food outlets of Burger King, Ars and Henry J. Bean for satisfying your appetite. Most passengers claim that the beer of Medas that is available at the airport is something that needs to be tasted if you arrive at Ibiza airport. Its duty-free shop also contains several items of interest for the passengers.
Apart from the main summer season that sees huge traffic, the majority of passengers simply travel locally from the airport during the rest of the year. There are several airlines that offer only seasonal flights to Ibiza during the high season. You will get flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Toulouse, Frankfurt, Calencia, Rome-Fiumicino and Paris-Orly from Vueling’s airline company throughout the year.
Several low-cost airlines also operate from Ibiza airport such as Ryanair, easyjet, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and Air Berlin. Ryanair, which is also famous for being the most favorite airline of travelers throughout the world offer both regular as well as seasonal flights to Ibiza airport. Its major destinations include Milan-Orio al Serio, Hahn, Bremen, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow-Prestwick and Venice-Treviso. Other low-cost airlines that operate to famous destinations include the London airports of Stansted, Luton and Gatwick, Manchester, Belfast International, Naples, Doncaster-Sheffield and Venice-Marco Polo.
In terms of transportation, you will find several facilities including convenient and affordable shuttle buses to private transfers like car hire or taxis. There is no railway network in the entire Ibiza Island so you will not be able to locate any train station here but the bus service is sufficient enough to take you to the most exciting places of the island.