A Coruña Airport holds IATA Code as LCG while the airport was previously known as Alvedro Airport. The airport serves Galician city of A Coruña (North West Spain). The airport is situated within Culleredois municipality. It is just 8 km from the city center named La Coruna, in Galicia in Northwest of Spain. The airport is member of Aena for its management. Aena is a government owned airport management company. It is an important city as it is the second-largest city within the autonomous community while it is placed seventeenth in overall Spain. The city is also the provincial capital the name sake province too. Further it has been the political capital for the Kingdom of Galicia effective the 16th till the 19th century. The place remained the regional administrative center between 1833 till 1982, before it was replaced by Santiago de Compostela.
A Coruna Airport is just one passenger terminal so all facilities are smartly fitted into the building. The airport serves 800,000 travellers annually handling international and domestic airlines serving direct and further connecting flights to global destinations. There are flights by TAP Air Portugal, Vueling EasyJet and Iberia and also international destinations like London Heathrow, , Istanbul, Lisbon and to Schiphol. There are Spanish destinations connected through this airport too. These destinations include Barcelona and Madrid and having many flights a day. Local bus takes the intended traveller to the airport leaving every 30 minutes or ther option is taxi which is conveniently available at various locations.
San Cristóbal train station is just very much close to bus station. RENFE operates railway service. There are long distance train connections to Barcelona and Madrid and onward to border to France. The local rail service connects A Coruña with almost all important Galician railway destinations.
The bus service operates to many connections both international and local services. The International connections are operated by ALSA while local routes are operated by Monbus, Autos Cal Pita, Arriva Noroeste and someother operators. You can also book A Coruna airport transfers here.
EURO is the common currency in use at A Coruna Airport. Banks do not have a good representation but ATMs are available for local currency only. Taxi famous brands are available for trips to city center and tourist attractions. Branded taxis have fixed rates but are little expensive.
A Coruña,located in the Culleredo municipality, houses the A Coruña airport. The airport is 8 kilometers from the city centre. It is a busy airport with 988,834 passengers, 71 tons of cargo and 14,811 flight operations recorded in the year 2014. There are ongoing efforts to improve the safety and quality of services offered to the passengers and the aircrafts. There are many facilities offered in A Coruña airport
A Coruña Duty Free shop
A Coruña Duty Free shop offers products such as perfumes, cosmetics, food, souvenirs, tobacco, drinks and products from the nearby regions. This shop is on the boarding floor of the airport and reflects the Galician coast.
Divers is a multi-shop offering food, leisure and entertainment products in a wide range. Tourists can leisurely shop for gifts.
Security forces and also privately contracted guards ensure passenger safety in Spanish airports. All passengers are expected to pass through a security control before accessing boarding areas. All passengers are required to walk through a metal detector and hand bags and other objects are screened by means of X-ray screening. Checked in luggage is inspected 100% and manual inspection of passengers and luggage are conducted randomly. Regulations have been laid down to list the articles that may not be carried into the aircraft cabin and those that are now allowed in baggage. There are assistance services for helping passengers with mobility problems. There are many other measures to provide material, financial and human resources related help to provide safe air travel for all.
Bringing pets along
Passengers may take their pets along as baggage after paying the corresponding fare, irrespective of baggage allowance. Animals need to be checked in and loaded in the aircraft hold. They are then placed within containers. If the passenger wants to keep his pet alongside, he needs to take responsibility for it. However, the airline may limit pets travelling in the cabin due to its characteristics, smell, etc. Assistance and guide dogs may be boarded with additional charge. They need to be equipped with lead, collar and muzzle. It is recommended to notify the airline 48 hours in advance.