San Javier airport: Murcia – San Javier Airport (MJV)

Murcia – San Javier Airport

The passenger numbers at Murcia-San Javier Airport have strongly increased in the last years, thanks to the arrival of budget airlines. In 2006, the airport processed 1.6 million passengers, and it was about half that number in 2004! The service level is by far, not designed for this increase, there are many complaints from travelers concerning this service. Meanwhile, there is talk about building a completely new airport for Murcia.

Address

Aeropuerto de Murcia – San Javier
Ctra. del Aeropuerto
30720 Santiago de la Ribera
Murcia
Spain

Airport codes

IATA airport code: MJV
ICAO airport code: LELC

Transport

Local Transport

Train

There is no train connection with the airport.

Car and Bus

The airport is 45 kilometers southeast of Murcia and three kilometers from San Javier along the AP-7 (Cartagena–Alicante), this is a toll road. The coastal road N-332 connects to all the popular seaside resorts and golf resorts on the Mar Menor coast, such as Torrevieja and La Manga. From San Javier the airport is accessible via the F-31. For a roadmap click here.

A bus leaves only three times per day, Latbus, number 73 (tel: +43(0)968 250 088) between the airport and Murcia. The departure times from the airport to Murcia are 17:45, 19:15 and 22:45. From Murcia to the airport, the bus leaves at 13:00, 15:15 (only Monday, Friday and Saturday) and 17:30, a ticket costs €7.00, and travel time is approximately 45 minutes.

Car rental - Murcia – San Javier Airport

In the Arrivals Hall there are counters for the following car rental companies: Centauro, Europcar, Sol-Mar and Europa Rent-a-car. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are outside the Arrivals Hall. A ride to Murcia costs approximately €50.00, to Alicante €80.00, to Torrevieja €25.00 and to La Manga between €30.00 and € 40.00.

Airport Parking

There are places for 900 cars in the parking area right in front of the terminal. The rates are a little unclear, count on approximately €0.40 per half hour and €6.00 for the whole day. You can call the general telephone number for more information about parking.

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport. In the surrounding area there are many seaside resorts and golf resorts (La Manga Club) where you have a large choice of hotels. The nearest hotel is 525 Hotel, 3.5 kilometers (tel: +43(0)902 325 525). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

The range of shops, restaurants and bars are very limited, there are two shops, a multi- shop and a souvenir shop, and two snack bars. Moreover, the opening and closing times are irregular.

Baggage

You cannot store baggage at the airport. The general service counter is also for lost and found items.

Information

In the Arrivals Hall there is a counter from Aena, the operator of Spanish airports, this counter is also available through the general number.

Business

There are no business facilities at Murcia Airport.

Disabled facilities

The airport is reasonably accessible to the disabled. There are adapted restrooms. It is best for disabled travelers to inform their airline if they need assistance.

Other services

There is a money exchange office and there are ATM's. Furthermore, there is a play corner for children.

Contact

Contact

Address

Aeropuerto de Murcia – San Javier
Ctra. del Aeropuerto
30720 Santiago de la Ribera
Murcia
Spain

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +34(0)968 172 000
Email: aeropuertomjv@aena.es

Airport codes

IATA airport code: MJV
ICAO airport code: LELC

Websites