Airport location, terminals and transportation
Menorca Airport is located just off the coast of Spain, on the eponymous island, after which it was named. Sometimes, the airport is also informally called Mahón Airport, after the city beside which it is situated. The air terminal serves Balearic Islands in Spain. The airfield was built and put into operation in 1969. The airport took over the flights, which had been previously handled by the neighbouring San Luis Airport. The passenger traffic of the air terminal amounts to 3.5 million people a year. The airport operates one runway and one passenger terminal. It mainly handles the tourist charter flights from European countries.
The best way to get to the city of Mahón and other localities is by car, because of the fact that the airport is located on the island. The most common vehicles on the island are taxis and rental cars. However, if you are more than 4 passengers, you should book a minibus. Furthermore, buses go from the airport to the bus station in Mahón, from where buses run all over the island.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
Several international car rental companies provide their services at Menorca Airport. They are Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National, Auto Europa, Easy car, Centauro, Atesa, and Owners cars. The representative offices of these companies operate all year round, without days off. The representative offices are found in the parking lot, which is placed next to the passenger terminal. The information desks of the car rental companies are also stationed in the arrival hall of the terminal.
Due to the seasonal influx of customers during the summer months, the companies strongly recommend that you should book the necessary vehicle in advance at that time. In order to make a preliminary reservation, you can use the form on the website of the airport or any other online vehicle rental service.
When concluding a rental agreement, a valid driver's license and an identity card of the driver will be required. The companies may offer a wide range of both reasonably priced and executive car models. The rental vehicles are collected from the parking lot of the airport. The cars are returned to the parking lot in the same area. It should be taken in account that not all the routes indicated on the maps may be available to tourists. Access to some public roads may be restricted.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
The airport features short-term and long-term car parks. The first 30 minutes in the car parks are free of charge. The car parks are positioned opposite the airport terminal, within walking distance of the arrival and departure halls.
The nearest hotels and villas are set 1-2 kilometres away from Menorca Airport. These include the Turismo Rural Biniati des Pi, the Refugi Biniati Vell, the Agroturismo Matxani Gran, the Villa AIRE, and the Casa AURORA.