Palma de Mallorca Airport
Palma de Mallorca Airport or Aeropuerto de Palma de Mallorca (IATA: PMI, ICAO: LEPA) is an airport located 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Palma, Majorca, adjacent to the village of Can Pastilla. Also known as Son Sant Joan Airport or Aeropuerto de Son Sant Joan, it is the third largest airport in Spain, after Madrid’s Barajas Airport and Barcelona Airport. During the summer months it is one of the busiest airports in Europe, and was used by 21.1 million passengers in 2010. The airport is the main base for the Spanish carrier Air Europa and also a hub for German carrier Air Berlin.
There are four modules at the airport. Module A, Module B, Module C and Module D.
Located in the north of the airport. It has 28 gates of which 8 have airbridges. This is the only Module that has double airbridges attached to gates. The Pier is mainly used by flights to non-schengen destinations and flights to the UK and Ireland.
The smallest Module located in the north east. It has 8 gates of which none have airbridges. Air Nostrum is the only airline to use this Module.
The largest of the Modules located in the east. It has 33 gates of which 9 have airbridges. It is used by Air Berlin and Niki flights. The majority of airbridges have airberlin.com written on them.
The southern area of the Module is currently closed for refurbishment work, and is due to reopen in May 2011. The refurbishment and expansion is so that the Module can handle lots more flights, and to improve ways to get into the pier as it is the longest walk from security control. There will also be a further 8 gates with airbridges, but there will still be 33 in total.
Currently, all airlines that operate from Module C at the moment leave from gates with a bus transfer.
Located in the south. It has 19 gates of which 10 have airbridges. All odd numbered gates are gates with a bus transfer. The majority of airbridges have airberlin.com written on them. Because of the closure of the southern area of Module C, this, it is used mainly for flights to Europe.
Bus no. 17 departs the airport every 20 minutes (06:10-1:30), serving Paseo Mallorca in central Palma de Mallorca; trips take 30 minutes. Coming from the city, Bus no. 17 leaves from Palma every 20 minutes (05:40-1:30). Another option is Bus no. 25 which operates between the airport and Palma every 30 minutes (06:30-1:00); trips take 25 minutes. Bus no. 25 is more efficient and doesn’t stop between the airport and Palma. The bus stop is located in front of the multi-storey car park, outside Door D of the Arrivals Hall, and there is also a bus stop outside the check-in counters. Bus number 1 runs to Paseo Mallorca in the centre of Palma de Mallorca and to Porto PI.
Taxis are available from Arrivals, outside gate D, and run to Palma de Mallorca and all popular island resorts. Charges are on a per kilometre basis.
There is a covered parking lot close to the terminal for long- and short-term parking. The parking lot has a capacity for 5,700 vehicles on six floors. The ground floor is used by rental car companies; and long-term parking is on the sixth floor. All floors are fitted with disabled parking spaces, located next to elevators and escalators. The fourth floor has passenger travelators that connect the parking lot to the terminal building Departures area.
There is a La Caixa bank branch located on the fourth floor (departures).Opening hours: October to April (Monday to Friday) 08:15-14:00 and 16:30 to 19:45 (only on Thursday); May to September (Monday to Friday), 08:15-14:00. Telephone: +34 971 264 827.
The ATMs (automatic cash machines) are located on the ground floor and fourth floor of the terminal. The cash machines belong to 4B, Servired and Euro 6000.
Palma Airport offers broadband connection through laptops, phones or PDAs. The service is provided by Telefónica de Espana and you can find out more about access charges on Movistar’s website.There is a wide choice of payment methods for passengers.Palma de Mallorca Airport also offers internet access points for passengers with 22 coin operated connection points spread all over the airport. Some of the points near to check in offer print services, so that passengers can print their boarding passes. If you need to report faults or problems with the service the contact number is the Telephone Service Wi-Fi zone Call Centre: on +34 902 357 333 (seven days a week 24 hrs a day).
There is a pharmacy on the upper floor of departures in the public zone.
First Aid is available 24 hours a day on the second floor of Palma Airport. Telephone: +34 971 789 292.
Lost and Found:
There is no baggage storage facility at the airport.
Lost Property is on the ground floor. Telephone: +34 971 789 456. For objects left on the aircraft please contact your airline’s office.
On the second floor you will find a post office, VAT Refund office (tel: +34 971 789 325) and the police (tel: +34 971 789 245).
This is Palma de Mallorca Airport Unofficial Website. Palma de Mallorca Airport Official Site.