Vigo is the capital of Pontevedra province. The airport is 10km east from the center of Vigo and 28km from the center of Pontevedra, it is situated in the municipalities of Redondela, Vigo and Mos, in the Province of Pontevedra, Spain. In Vigo airport, the terminal has two floors including the areas for departures, arrivals, catering, shops, services and administration offices. As well as, has a runway and an aircraft-parking apron, part of which is used as a heliport. There is also a control tower, a cargo terminal, a fire and rescue building, a transmitter station, a general aviation zone and a power plant.
In 1911, aviation began in Vigo with an air show presented by the Frenchman Jules Verdines. Two additional aviation festivals took place in 1913, in Coya, and in 1919, at the beach in Panjon. The airport was built between 1947 and 1952, the year in which the aeronautical obligations were published. On 20th of April 1954, it opened to full domestic and international tourist civil air traffic although the complementary facilities were yet to be completed. In 1995, a new terminal was built and the apron was enlarged. Finally, in 2004, the Category II/III Instrument Landing System (ILS) became operational. Vigo Airport already handled 1,129,689 passengers, 12,526 aircraft movements and 1,061 tons of cargo in 2018.
Accessibility and services for people with reduced mobility
Request the support service at least 48 hours in advance. You can find the meeting points related with the support service for persons with reduced mobility at the arrivals/departures forecourt, car park P1 floor-1 and car park P1. floor-3.
Public transportation in Vigo Airport
Every 30 minutes with line 9A you can get a transport which connects the airport with the city center and the road takes only 20 minutes.
With bus line 9A every 30 minutes you can get to Vigo-Urzáiz railway station, the journey time from the airport to the Train station will take 25 minutes. Vigo-Urzáiz railway station provides high-speed connectivity to Pontevedra, Vilagarcía de Arousa, Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña. While to Vigo-Guixar railway station you can get a bus transport by lines 8, 16 and 24, where the station provides connectivity to Porto, Pontevedra, Vilagarcía de Arousa, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Madrid, Ourense, Monforte de Lemos, Palencia, León, Ponferrada, Zamora, Redondela, Arcade, Padrón and Ordes.
Private Transfer Services in Vigo Airport
Although there are public transportation options like train and Bus to and from the airport, thus, Vigo Airport offers convenient and affordable airport Private transfer services from and to the Airport. After exhausting long hours in the plane, you will meet the driver on time with a signboard by your name, and have a comfortable ride to your final destination.
Car Hire / Rental
There are several rental car companies at Vigo airport which will help you to choose the right car for your journey.
Vigo Airport Contact Information
Address: Apdo. de Correos 1553. 36200 Vigo
Telephone: (+34) 913 211 000.