Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) – information and airport services

Palma de Mallorca Airport is the third largest airport in Spain and a popular destination for tourists from all parts of Europe. Find out more about the airport and its amenities in our guide.


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Located about eight kilometers east of Palma, Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) is the primary gateway to the Balearic Islands. The airport efficiently handles the majority of tourist and business traffic to Mallorca, offering a modern design that blends functionality with the island's characteristic Mediterranean ambiance.

Terminal layout and gates

Palma de Mallorca Airport features a single main terminal divided into four modules (A, B, C and D) to efficiently handle both domestic and international flights.

  • Module A: Primarily serves international flights to non-Schengen destinations. It is equipped with full customs and immigration facilities.

  • Module B: Caters mainly to domestic flights within the Balearic Islands. It's the smallest of the modules and features eight gates.

  • Module C: The largest module, serving European flights within the Schengen area with over 30 gates.

  • Module D: Handles a mix of international and domestic flights, primarily focusing on flights to mainland Spain and other Schengen countries.

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The airport in Palma is the main gateway to Mallorca and the Balearic Islands.

Baggage handling at Palma de Mallorca Airport

At Palma de Mallorca Airport, the baggage handling process varies depending on ticketing and travel arrangements.

Single ticket connections

For passengers traveling on a single ticket, baggage is typically checked through to the final destination. Customs checks are conducted at PMI for those arriving from non-Schengen countries.

Multiple ticket and different airlines

Travelers holding multiple tickets or flying with different airlines might need to collect their baggage and recheck it for subsequent flights, especially when switching between Schengen and non-Schengen flights.

Security routine

Travelers arriving at Palma de Mallorca Airport from countries within the Schengen Area typically 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 undergo passport control upon entering Spain. During this process, travelers may be asked brief questions about their journey and are required to present travel documents, such as a passport and, if applicable, a visa.

Dining options at the airport

The airport in Palma offers a variety of dining options that cater to different tastes. Below are some of the popular alternatives that you can find at the airport.

  • MasQMenos: Specializes in tapas and offers an outside seating area.

  • Burger King: A fast-casual option for burgers and fries, perfect for a quick meal.

  • Illy Coffee Shop: Known for its snacks and Italian-style coffee, ideal for travelers on the go.


PMI provides several lounges for travelers looking for a comfortable space to relax. One of the options is the Valldemossa VIP Lounge which is available to all passengers on Schengen or non-Schengen flights. The lounge is found on level 2 of departures. The newest lounge at the airport is the Llevant VIP Lounge that is located in the boarding area of Module A. This lounge is reserved for non-Schengen flights.

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At the airport you find a large variety of dining and shopping alternatives.

Hotels near Palma de Mallorca Airport

Several hotels near Palma de Mallorca Airport offer convenient accommodations for travelers.

  • Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments: Located just three kilometers from PMI, this hotel offers modern rooms and amenities with easy airport access.

  • JS Palma Stay: An adults-only hotel located about four kilometers from the airport, offering luxurious amenities and a serene environment.

  • Iberostar Selection Playa de Palma: A luxurious beachfront hotel approximately four kilometers from the airport, offering upscale amenities such as a spa, fitness center and fine dining restaurants.

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Transportation to and from Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI)

There are several transportation options for reaching Palma and other parts of the island from the airport – listed below you find available options and a price estimate for each type of transportation.

  • Bus: The EMT buses provide regular service to Palma city center and other locations, with tickets starting at €5.

  • Taxi and ride-sharing: Taxis are readily available at the airport, with fares to Palma city center typically costing around €20. Ride-sharing services like Uber are also available.

  • Car rental: Several car rental companies operate at the airport, with daily rates starting at around €25, depending on the vehicle and season.

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

Car transfer at Palma de Mallorca Airport

Palma De Mallorca Airport facts
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Airlines at Palma De Mallorca Airport airport

From PMI, you can choose from 53 different airlines to 168 different destinations

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Palma De Mallorca Airport car rental

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

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Airport transfer and taxi

Taking a car transfer from Palma De Mallorca Airport to Porta des Camp takes 15 minutes.

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Palma De Mallorca 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 Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments , HM Gran Fiesta and Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa

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Low-cost carrier Ryanair offers thousands of flights from Palma every month.

Hub information

PMI serves as a major base for several airlines, including Air Europa, Ryanair and Vueling, connecting Mallorca with numerous destinations across Europe and beyond. It’s a crucial seasonal hub for airlines operating holiday flights and a focal point for travelers looking to explore Mallorca and the Balearic Islands.

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Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Whether you're just passing through or staying in Palma de Mallorca, you'll find plenty of fun activities to do after landing at Palma De Mallorca Airport.

  • Mallorca in One Day Sightseeing Tour with Boat Ride and Vintage Train
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  • Romantic Sunrise Balloon Tour on Majorca
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  • Barca Samba: The best boat experience in Mallorca
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  • Mallorca Catamaran Small Group Cruise with Tapas
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