When planning your trip to the Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain's Iberian Peninsula you will need to decide how you will reach the islands.
There are a couple of airports to choose from should you decide to fly. You can begin your vacation on the first and largest island of the archipelago, Majorca, by flying into its largest city, Palma de Mallorca.
Palma de Mallorca Airport, also known as Son Sant Joan Airport, is located just 8 km east of Palma de Mallorca adjacent to the village of Can Pastilla.
During the summer months this is one of the busiest airports in Europe, and sees over 21.2 million passengers per year. Arrange for a car hire Mallorca Airport to await your arrival in the city so that you can quickly and easily get to your desired locations.
The main terminal of Mallorca Airport was designed by Pere Nicolau Bonet and was officailly opened in 1997. The airport now consists of four gate areas: Terminal A is used mostly for domestic flights, while Terminals B, C and D are for international traffic.
The airport is quickly approaching their maximum capacity of 25 million passengers per year, with ability to dispatch 12,000 passengers per hour.
There are many things to see and places to go around the island of Majorca and the rest of the Balearic Islands.
In the city of Mallorca make sure you visit Belver Castle, the first circle castle in all European history, the Gothic architectural wonder Exchange Silk of Palma, and the ancient mills of El Jonquet. Enjoy the freedom to tour the city on your own schedule with an Airport Mallorca car hire.
If you need assistance booking your rental car in Majorca, check out our section [How to book a rental car in Majorca Airport].