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Airports in Gibraltar



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Airports in Gibraltar
Description : The map shows the location of International and Domestic airports in Gibraltar. Disclaimer
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Gibraltar Airport is the international airport located in the heart of the city of Gibraltar. The airport in Gibraltar is only 500 meters from the centre of the city. The airport is built on a rock of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Airport is an International airport which operates various international flights to a number of prominent international destinations. The airport of Gibraltar is ranked among the Class A airports in the world.

The airport of Gibraltar was constructed during the Second World War. Gibraltar was then an important naval base of the British. Initially it served as the emergency airfield for The Fleet Air arm of the Royal navy. The owner of the airport is Ministry of Defense. In 1987, UK and Spain came to terms for joint civil use of the airport. But the Government of the Gibraltar was against the idea. Spain them prevented direct links from Gibraltar to the rest of Europe excluding United Kingdom. Only very recently, in 2006 discrimination against Gibraltar ended and flights to Madrid from Gibraltar were allowed.

The major international destinations connected from airport in Gibraltar include:
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Charter flights to Morocco are also available

The major flights operating out of this airport are:
  • British Airways
  • Iberia Airlines
  • Monarch airlines





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