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Madrid Barajas Airport MAD

Madrid-Barajas International Airport

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Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD) is the main international airport serving Madrid, Spain. It is the country's largest and busiest airport, the world's tenth busiest airport and Europe's fourth. It opened in 1928, and has grown to be one of the most important aviation centres of Europe. The airport derives its name from the adjacent town of Barajas, which has its own metro station on the same rail line serving the airport.

Terminal 4 houses all Iberia flights and all Oneworld alliance member airlines including British Airways, American Airlines, LAN Airlines, among others. Terminals T1, T2 and T3 operate Air Europa and Spanair, as well as all member airlines of Skyteam and Star Alliance, including Air France, Alitalia, Korean Air, Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines, Air China, Thai Airways, US Airways, and Lufthansa, among others.

Madrid Barajas International Airport is located 13 kilometres (eight miles) north-east of central Madrid.

The Metro Line 8 runs from Nuevos Ministerios to Terminal 2 (access to T1 and T3) and to Terminal 4.
Taxis or private transport are always available, with a journey time to the centre of Madrid in under 30 minutes, depending on traffic. provides you with access to a complete selection of Madrid airport hotels. Utilise the discounts offered directly from the hotel, with the assurance of secure booking. Extra services include airport car rental.

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Your comments : Madrid Airport

Best trasportation method
- Aparon
(14 Aug 2012 - 13:30)
What is the best/recommended way to get to the hotel from aiport upon arrival?
horario de apertura de los locales del aeropuerto
- marta
(18 Jul 2011 - 09:30)
HOla, resulta que llegaré sobre las cinco de la madrugada al aeropuerto, mi vuelo sale muy temprano, mi pregunta es ¿ a que hora abren los establecimientos del aeropuerto? se puede uno tomar un desayuno a esas horas? gracias!!!

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