New Terminal at Malaga Airport Opens

Costa del Sol 17.03.10 Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport opens

King inaugurates new terminal at Malaga Airport

After 5 years of careful planning Terminal 3 at Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport in Malaga was opened by King Juan Carlos who was accompanied by Queen Sofia. Addressing a strong crowd of over 550 of institutional representatives from political, touristic, economic, aeronautical and communication spheres, describing the new building as “light and transparent” and in keeping with its “advanced technology”, also stressing that the extension of the aerodrome would energise the economic and tourist activity of Andalucía. He added “The Queen joins me to express our happiness at the inauguration of this new, modern and splendid terminal T3 of Malaga Airport.

Malaga Airport Transfers Terminal 3
This will reinforce its prominent position in the dense network of airports in Spain”. However, he also made clear the fact that the airport’s influence would transcend regional boundaries, making it an important part of “the wide and extensive modernisation of airport infrastructure” that will ensure “greater internal mobility and cohesion as well as better international connections”.

Interesting Facts

16 March 2010 saw the first day of Malaga Airport Terminal 3 in full operation and did not experience any problems with a near on perfect opeing day in terms of operations and flights. Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport handled some 16,000 passengers on its first operational day with punctuality at virtually 100%.

Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport not only boasts many new modern features and services it also has an amazing commercial centre with some of Spain’s and the UK’s largest retailers and outlets queuing up for a unit with over 6,000 m2 of eating and drinking zones and 2,800 m2 of retail space. The new food hall at Terminal 3 Malaga Airport will be the largest in Europe and is set to make Malaga Airport one of the most popular and most visited International airports.

Shops, Facilities and Food Outlets confirmed at terminal 3 Malaga Airport are;

The Caviar House & Prunier
Whopper Bar
Starbucks
National Geographic Store (first in the world)
Ferrari
Adidas
Adolfo Dominguez
Cottet
Swarovski
Pizz Hot
Soho Coffee
Upper Crust