This airport is the one with the most air traffic in the Community of Valencia, before Manises airport, which is the one located near the city of Valencia.
The majority of passengers arriving at Alicante airport are tourists. It is estimated that 80% have this purpose, and in terms of their origin, the countries that bring most visitors are the United Kingdom, Germany, Holland and Norway,so the tourism in this area is mainly European.
After several expansions, which have been determined by the growth in tourism in Alicante, and which has also resulted in the growth of the cities in this province, the airport has reached 53 check-in terminals and 18 boarding terminals. This allows around 15 million passengers to have this airport as a reference point for entering or leaving Alicante.
The majority of trips are concentrated in the months of May to October, which coincide with the arrival of good weather, and the local holidays in most towns.