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Tenerife South Airport is one of 2 airports serving the island of Tenerife. The other airport being the Tenerife North airport.

Tenerife South Airport
Granadilla de Abona
Canary Islands
(0034) 922 759000

Airport Code: TFS

Tenerife South, formerly known as Tenerife South – Reina Sofia Airport, is by far the busier of the 2 airports on the island of Tenerife and deals with approximately double the amount of passengers as Tenerife North Airport. In 2007 the total number going through the terminal doors was 8,639,341 making it the 7th busiest airport in all of Spain and after Gran Canaria Airport is the 2nd busiest airport of the Canary Islands.

Tenerife South Airport deals with the vast majority of international flights whereas Tenerife North Airport primarily deals with inter-island connections and mainland Spain flights, hence the increased number of passengers going to Tenerife South Airport. 71km separate Tenerife North Airport and Tenerife South Airports.

Tenerife South Airport was officially inaugurated in 1978 by Queen Sofia after whom the airport took its name. The airport is located in the heart of the tourist destinations and is open 24 hours a day. Tenerife South Airport originally opened in response to potential adverse weather conditions up around Tenerife North Airport which has experienced the worst accident in aviation history in 1977 when 2 planes collided on the runway killing 583 people in foggy conditions.

Befitting of a major Spanish airport, Tenerife South Airport provides perfect opportunities for last minute shopping with duty free shops, souvenir shops and many restaurants to enjoy the last Spanish paella of your trip.

As a volcanic island, Tenerife has some spectacular scenery once you get away from the coastline and a trip up into Mount Teide is a popular thing to do and there is no way better to go exploring than in the safety of your own car. The island of Tenerife is a perfect size to explore in the car so make sure you have your driving license packed before you get to the airport. You could always take a week long driving course to best of your time in Tenerife.

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