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Malaga Airport is one of the busiest airports in Spain. The airport is located around five miles from the city of Malaga. Malaga is a popular tourist destination in its own right; many visitors take short city-breaks here. However, Malaga Airport mainly serves the popular beach resorts on the Costa del Sol, such as Torremolinos and Benalmadina.
There are three terminals at Malaga Airport. The newest, Terminal 3, opened in March, 2010. Nowadays, all Malaga Airport flights take off from Terminal 3; it is a modern, state-of-the-art facility. However, the two older terminals are still used for checking in. Terminal 3 has a range of modern facilities, including car hire in Malaga Airport.
A huge number of airlines depart from Malaga Airport, including both scheduled and charter airlines. A significant number of flights are operated by the no-frills airline, Ryanair. They operate around 21 per cent of flights at Malaga Airport, to and from a range of European destinations. The second-most popular airline is another budget operator, Easyjet.
Many visitors on charter flights to Malaga Airport will be on package holidays to the region. Therefore, coach transfers to their accommodation will be included in the cost. Independent travellers have a few other options. The airport has its own train station, connecting the airport to Malaga city-centre and Fuengirola. There is also a coach connection to Marbella.
However, the most comfortable and fastest way to reach the Costa del Sol resorts is with cheap car hire in Malaga Airport. Malaga Airport lies close to the A-7 coastal road. Therefore, Torremolinos, Benalmadina and Fuengirola are all within a 25-minute drive of Malaga Airport. Marbella is a little further with car rental in Malaga Airport; this journey should take around 40 minutes.