Bilbao Airport is located 9 km north of Bilbao (home to the famous Guggenheim Museum) in the municipality of Loiu in Spain's Basque Country.
In a great position close to the sea and Cantabrian Mountains, Bilbao offers a spectrum of things to do and see with beaches and nature reserves and parks where there are some spectacular walks. Or you might prefer to visit the traditional white villages where you can get some good wine and tapas and watch the world go by.
Bilbao Airport was designed by the famous Architect Santiago Calatrava. The terminal has two wings with a sharp tip at the centre and is called "La Paloma" (the Dove). The terminal is two storey white concrete and glass structure. The upper floor is for departures with ground floor arrivals.
The airport's passenger terminal has recently been extended with the creation of a new 3,500 square metres arrivals lobby.
Destinations which can be reached by using Bilbao Airport include Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Madrid, Malaga, Palma, Santiago, Seville, Tenerife, Valencia and Vigo in Spain: Brussels, Brussels, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Geneva, Lisbon, Munich, Paris and Stuttgart in Europe with UK Airports London Heathrow and Stansted and Manchester.
You can catch buses outside arrivals which operate routes to the city centre, Zarautz , San Sebastián, Arrasate, Bergara and Eibar
A taxi from the rank into Bilbao will cost between €20-25 depending on the day and time.
In 2015 4.277.430 passengers passed through Bilbao Airport which handled 43.862 flights.
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