Live Flight Departures at Alicante Airport
Leaving Alicante Airport
Below we have provided some information to make it as easy as possible for you to leave Alicante Airport.
If someone is dropping you off then there is a free parking zone right outside the departure area n the first floor, but be careful not to stay there for longer than five minutes or you will be charged by one of the “on the ball” parking attendants.
The taxi drop off point is also here as well as the local bus stops. Shuttle and charter buses will stop in underground level and you will need to get the lift up to departures. If you have mobility problems and need a wheelchair, press the buzzer on the bright yellow help terminal (sin barreras) for help.
Departures from Alicante Airport
Once you are in the large and bright departures area you will see it is well signed with the big information board in front of you or a bank of TV monitors to your right. Both of these places provide information on which is the right departure desk for your flight.
The check-in counters are numbered 1 -140 with the drop off for large baggage at the very end of the area to your left. There are also several self-service check-in machines.
If you want to get something to eat and drink or say a final goodbye to someone before you go through security and enter the departures lounge, there is a tapas bar and fast food place right next to the entrance to the passenger only zone.
Once you have your boarding pass and can access the duty free area and boarding gates. You will have plenty of shops to kill some time and look around as well as a good choice of bars, restaurants and cafes.
There are also more screens departures information including which is your boarding gate and when it is open. There are 26 gates, half of which offer direct access to the aircraft by airbridges. The rest are a shuttle bus connection to the plane.
If you prefer to wait in real comfort there is a VIP lounge on the third floor which you can access via the departures lounge offering internet connection, refreshments and newspapers. You pay for its usage by credit card.
There is a bureax de change on the first floor departures of Alicante Airport and WiFi is available in the public areas. Just look out for the signs.
There is a chapel on the first floor at Alicante Airport which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no scheduled services and it is just used as a place for prayer.
By Linda Craik Google+