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.