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Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) – information and airport services

Are you traveling to Fuerteventura and want to learn more about the island’s international airport? Find out everything you need to know about the airport and its amenities here.

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Also known as Aeropuerto de Fuerteventura, Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) serves as the primary international gateway to the island of Fuerteventura, the second largest of Spain's Canary Islands. The airport is located five kilometers south of Puerto del Rosario and handles both tourist and business traffic to the island.

FUE layout – terminals and gates

Fuerteventura Airport features a single passenger terminal that manages both domestic and international flights. On the ground floor you find the check-in area with numerous check-in counters and the arrivals hall which includes baggage claim and customs facilities.

The departures area at the airport is found on the first floor and is divided into Schengen and non-Schengen sections, facilitating the boarding of flights to various destinations. The terminal has a total of 24 gates.

Security routine at the airport

Travelers arriving at Fuerteventura Airport from countries within the Schengen Area generally bypass further passport control or security checks, as these flights are considered domestic within the Schengen zone.

However, passengers arriving from non-Schengen countries must go through passport control upon entering Spain. During this process, travelers may be asked brief questions regarding their purpose of visit and are required to present travel documents, such as a passport and, if applicable, a visa.

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Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands and is a popular tourist destination offering sunshine all year around.

Find the best dining options

Fuerteventura Airport offers a variety of options when it comes to restaurants/cafés on-site. Below we have listed some popular alternatives and their location at the airport.

  • Burger King (Floor 1, Departures): A fast-casual option for burgers and fries, perfect for a quick meal.

  • Market Square (Floor 1, Departures): A food court made up of food chains such as Pasta City, Sushi & More and Lizarrán, giving a great number of choices for all flavors.

Lounges

Fuerteventura Airport provides a single lounge where travelers can relax before their flight – the Jable VIP Lounge. The lounge is found on the first floor and offers a peaceful environment with snacks, drinks and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is accessible to all passengers for a fee or to eligible frequent flyers.

Hotels near Fuerteventura Airport

Several hotels near Fuerteventura Airport offer convenient accommodations for travelers – below you find some popular options.

  • El Mirador de Fuerteventura: Located just two kilometers from the airport, this hotel offers modern rooms with sea views and an on-site restaurant.

  • Barceló Fuerteventura Mar: A family-friendly resort situated eight kilometers from FUE, offering luxurious amenities including pools, spas and on-site dining.

  • Elba Lucía Sport & Suite Hotel: Features extensive sports facilities, including two outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts and a gym. The hotel is located about 6 kilometers from the airport.

See all hotels close to FUE Airport

Transportation to and from the airport

There are several transportation options for reaching Puerto del Rosario and other parts of Fuerteventura from the airport.

Bus

There are several bus connections to choose from. Route 3 connects the airport to Puerto del Rosario, Caleta de Fuste and Las Salinas. Fares start at around €1.40. There is also Route 10 which links the airport with Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable, and has fares starting at around €9.70.

Taxi and ride-sharing

Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall, with fares to Puerto del Rosario starting at approximately €12. Ride-sharing services like Uber are also available.

Alternatively, travelers can choose a private car transfer from the airport. Follow the link below to see available companies.

Car transfer at Fuerteventura Airport

Fuerteventura Airport facts
Location
The flag of SpainPuerto del Rosario, Spain
Timezone
Atlantic/Canary
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FUE - GCFV
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In Schengen Area?
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Known as
Fuerteventura Airport
Aeropuerto de Fuerteventura
Airlines at Fuerteventura Airport airport

From FUE, you can choose from 31 different airlines to 70 different destinations

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Fuerteventura Airport car rental

If you are in need of a rental car, there are several options at FUE.

Airport transfer and taxi

Taking a car transfer from Fuerteventura Airport to Fuerteventura takes 31 minutes.

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The graph above shows the number of departing passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. This will give you a hint on how many people to expect at the terminal including check-in and security. Updated 20:53.
This graph shows the number of arriving passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. With this information you may predict how many people will be arriving at the border check or taxi line for example. Updated 20:53.
Fuerteventura Airport airport hotels

If you are in need of a good night sleep, before or after you flight, we can help you decide where to stay. Within a distance of 3km we found hotels like Hotel El Mirador de Fuerteventura , Habitaciones Casa Sandra

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Low cost carrier Ryanair is one of the main operators at Fuerteventura Airport.

Hub information

Fuerteventura Airport is a key hub for several low-cost and charter airlines, including Ryanair, easyJet and TUI Airways. These carriers provide year-round and seasonal connections to major cities across Europe. FUE's strategic location makes it a crucial link for European travelers seeking a warm get away all year around.

See all airlines operating out of FUE

Things to do in Puerto del Rosario

Whether you're just passing through or staying in Puerto del Rosario, you'll find plenty of fun activities to do after landing at Fuerteventura Airport.

  • 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour
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  • 4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura
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  • Buggy Fuerteventura Off-Road Excursions
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  • Morro Jable: 2 Hours Magic Dolphin & Whale watching with Drinks & Swim Stop.
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  • Fuerteventura: Small-Group Magic Deluxe Catamaran Cruise
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