Murcia Airport (San Javier), Costa Blanca, Spain
Murcias International airport (MJV) is located 50 kilometres from the city itself near the coastal town of San Javier. From here travel the airport services those travelling to the Southern Costa Blanca (Alicante province) and Costa Calida (Murcia province).
The airports original function was a military one, and indeed they do still have a presence. However its ever increasing popularity amongst passenger airlines meant a huge increase in tourists/foreign travellers. Although in relative terms this is still a small airport many improvements have been made in recent years to the current terminals facilities. The increasing demand has forced plans for the expansion of the airport, although completion dates are still uncertain.
There are 177 parking spaces available to the public free of charge. The car park is located near the main terminal building.
The taxi rank is positioned outside the main terminal building. A queuing system is in operation. Taxis are generally of a high standard. Approximate prices are a follows; Alicante 80, Torrevieja 25, Murcia 42, Cartagena 30, Mojacar 150 and La Manga 42.
For further information on car hire please refer to the Murcia Car Hire document.
Information and Help Desks
There are 2 information sources for Murcia-San Javier airport. The first is for airport information (Tel +34 968 172 000), and the other for tourist information (Tel +34 968 172 041).
In recent years the facilities available at Murcia-San Javier have been improved. Full facilities are in place for cash withdrawal, post and currency change, and a café/restaurant is in operation.
For further information on the carriers/flights operating to and from Murcia-San Javier Airport please refer to the Murcia Flights document.