Santiago Airport Guide
Aeropuerto de Santiago
Santiago de Compostela
15820 A Coruña
Airport Code: SCQ
Tel (+34) 902 404 704
See map below
The airport is close to the City of Santiago de Compostela and is the place to fly into in you want to get to A Coruna which is a 75km drive away. It is 10km north east of the city centre on the N547 road to Lugo situated in Lavacolla in the province of Galicia. The El Camino de Santiago pilgrimate route passes by the airport.
If you cannot get a direct flight to or from here then you can get connecting flights from Madrid Brajas.
You can get to the airport on the national motorway N547 linking Santiago with Lugo. You take the exit which is 13km east of the city. You can also get there on the dual carriageway that links the ring road to N547 motorway.
The taxi rank is on the road outside arrivals at new terminal.
The new terminal has meant that the airport is three times bigger and can now handle over four million passengers a year. It has a new car park and access roads. You will find the boarding area in the Y shaped dock along with the shops and places to get something to eat and drink.
If you want to get around in this area to visit some of the local towns and villages it is best to hire a car as the public transport system is very limited. Also make sure that you get some good maps as the country can be a bit wild and hilly and you need to know which are the best roads.
In 2013 Santiago Airport recorded 2,073,055 passengers with 18,668 flight operations.
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