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Found less than three miles from Mahón and just over eight miles from the beaches of Punta Prima, Menorca Airport is the gateway to the Balearic island of Menorca. Local buses connect the airport with Mahón as well as other destinations on the island, such as its top beaches and attractions. Taxis are also available though car rental in Menorca Airport offers passengers the quickest and most convenient way to access the city, which is less than 10 minutes’ drive away.
Who to Book With
International car hire firms such as Europcar, Hertz and Avis have desks at the airport, as does Menorcan firm Owners Cars. Suppliers have desks on the ground level of the terminal, yet vehicles are collected from the designated car hire car park, which can easily be accessed from the terminal on foot.
Need to Know Essentials
At vehicle collection, drivers need to show the following documents:
- Both parts of UK licence
- The credit card that was used to book the vehicle
- Proof of ID
- Confirmation of booking
On-street parking regulations can be difficult to follow as they vary by the day, week or month. Some days, parking is restricted to one side of the street, while at other times it changes to the opposite side. Parking zones are usually colour coded, with blue zones being the most common and paid for at ticket machines. Most petrol pumps have attendants and accept credit cards for payment. Autopistas de peajes (toll routes) are labelled AP and tolls can be paid at tollbooths. It is compulsory for all vehicles to carry two warning triangles and florescent jackets for all passengers.
Arriving passengers can quickly self-drive to Mahón or any other destination on the island. Buses reach the city a little bit slower and stop running at 20:55 from October to May and at 23:25 from June to September. This leaves late arrivals with the alternative of a more expensive taxi.
There is a taxi rank outside of the terminal building where arriving passengers can find safe taxis to any location on the island. Rates increase between 22:00 and 06:00.
Menorca Airport to Mahón is around £4
Menorca Airport to Cala En Porter is around £7
Menorca Airport to Punta Prima is around £8
Menorca Airport to Ciutadella de Menorca is around £20
Local Torres buses run from the airport to Mahón, with the number 10 terminating at Mahón bus station. This service runs every 30 minutes from 05:55 to 23:25 between June and September, and every hour from 05:55 to 20:55 between October and May. A one-way journey is around £2. In addition, Shuttle Menorca offers private and shared shuttle bus transfers to the island’s resort destinations.
The single passenger terminal at Menorca Airport caters to over 2.5 million passengers each year. Regular flights arrive year round from numerous European destinations, as do seasonal charter flights. Both regular and low-cost airlines are handled at the airport.
There are two car parks on site: one general car park and one designated for long-stay parking. There are also two bus car parks and one car park designated for car hire. The P1 general car park is closest lot to the terminal, being a three-minute walk away, while the long-stay car park is a little bit further away. Tariffs start at around £7 a day, with prices dropping after the first four days to around £5.50 per day in the short-term car park and around £2.75 in the long-stay car park.
Movistar provides wireless internet access at the airport. Pre-paid cards can be purchased for around £4.50 for one hour or about £8.50 for 24 hours.
There is an airport information office on level 1 of the terminal building as well as a tourist information office on the ground floor.
Airport Information: +34 91 321 1000
Meeting points can be found in the car park forecourt, the long-stay car park, the bus car park and on Level 1 of the terminal building. These points provide assistance for passengers with reduced mobility. The car parks have spaces that are reserved for persons with reduced mobility, while buses into the city are wheelchair-friendly.
Restaurants and Bars
There are a number of eateries found in the terminal where passengers can enjoy a meal or snack before leaving the airport. Dehesa Santa María (Level 2, Departures) serves Iberian tapas and Pastafiore (Level 2, Departures) features Mediterranean cuisine. There are also three cafés and a fast-food outlet on site.
There are no VIP lounges at Menorca Airport.
Money and ATMs
There are two ATMs in the passenger terminal; one on the ground floor and one on Level 1. There are no currency exchange services at the airport so be sure to bring euro with you or a bank card that will allow you to withdraw cash from here.
Shopping is available throughout the terminal, with everything from pharmaceuticals to footwear sold. Duty-free cosmetics, perfume, tobacco and alcohol can be purchased at The Shop on Level 2, while pharmaceuticals can be had at Farmacia on Level 1, Departures. For shoe lovers, fashionable Minorcan footwear is available at Jaime Mascaró, while other accessories can be had at Quint on Level 2, Departures. Foodies can leave the airport with delicious Spanish gourmet products from Sibarium (Level 2, Departures).