Fuerteventura Airport Guide (FUE)

Airport info
Code: FUE
Carretera Matorral, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas, Puerto del Rosario, Canary Islands 35610, Spain

Fuerteventura Airport is located 5km (3 miles) south of the capital of the island, Puerto del Rosario.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +34
+34 902 404 704

Fuerteventura Airport, also known as El Matorral Airport, is an airport serving the Spanish island of Fuerteventura. Our Fuerteventura Airport guide includes crucial information about the airport, including details of terminal facilities, contact numbers and nearby accommodation options.


There is an information desk (tel: +34 902 404 704) in the check-in area. A tourist information office is located in Arrivals.

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Driving directions

Fuerteventura Airport is located 5km (3 miles) south of Puerto del Rosario and can be easily reached via the FV-2 motorway.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Local buses (tel: +34 928 850 951; www.tiadhe.com) serves the airport, with bus 3 running between Puerto del Rosario and Caleta de Fuste (El Castillo), and bus 10 operating between Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable. Buses depart from outside the terminal every 30 minutes from early morning until late in the evening from Monday to Saturday, and less frequently on Sundays. The fare from Fuerteventura Airport to Puerto del Rosario is less than €2, and the journey time is around 20 minutes. Many tour operators arrange hotel transfers for their passengers.

Taxi:Taxis are available at the kerb opposite the arrivals hall. It is possible to book a taxi in advance (tel: +34 928 855 432). The fare to Puerto de Rosario is around €10.

Terminal facilities


A bank and various ATMs are available in the terminal building.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Fuerteventura Airport. Public payphones are also available.


There are two cafés – one on each floor – selling sandwiches, beer, spirits, soft drinks, mixed drinks, espresso coffee and snacks. A cafeteria on the ground floor sells sandwiches, confectionery, coffee, soft drinks, beer and spirits. An outlet for ice cream and cakes is also available.


Fuerteventura Airport has two shops selling a variety of gift and fashion products; these can be found on the first floor in Departures. A duty-free shop selling spirits, chocolates, cosmetics and well-known brands of national and international perfumes is also in this area. There is also a shop selling local handcrafts and themed Canary Island gifts, as well as two newsagents.


A lost property service (tel: +34 928 862 555) is available from the ground floor arrivals hall. There are no luggage lockers at Fuerteventura Airport.


A first aid service is available. There is also a play area for children, as well as smoking areas on both floors.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

A VIP lounge is located in the check-in area. A photocopying service is available at the Aena information desk on the ground floor. Printers are also available to passengers.

Larger hotels in the vicinity, such as the Sheraton Fuerteventura (tel: +34 928 495 100; www.sheratonfuerteventura.com) offer meetings and events facilities.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled include: reserved parking spaces, bright signalling for the visually impaired, handrails, ramps, lifts, text telephones, accessible toilets, and emergency intercoms.

Car parking

The main P1 car park is located opposite the terminal building and has parking spaces for 945 cars. Parking is free of charge for the first half an hour.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at Fuerteventura Airport include: Avis, Cicar, Hertz, Payless and Top Car.


There are no hotels at Fuerteventura Airport, however, the island's status as a holiday destination, and its relatively small size, means a wide choice of accommodation is available within a short distance. If accommodation hasn't been booked in advance, there are travel agency offices in the terminal building.

Barceló Castillo Beach Resort

+34 928 163 100

Offering three swimming pools, two restaurants, a spa, and fitness facilities; the Barceló Castillo Beach Resort offers family friendly accommodation just 7km (4 miles) from Fuerteventura Airport.

Avenida del Castillo, s/n, Castillo Caleta de Fuste, 35610, Fuerteventura, Spain

Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf and Spa Resort

+34 928 495 100

Also to the south – within a 10-minute drive – of the airport, the Sheraton is a beachfront establishment offering both rooms and suites, along with a spa, golf facilities, outdoor pools and four restaurants.

Avda. de las Marismas 1, Antigua, 35610, Fuerteventura, Spain

Elba Luciá Sport and Suite Hotel

+34 928 163

A short distance from the airport, the 3-star Elba Luciá Sport and Suite Hotel offers apartment-style accommodation. A breakfast buffet restaurant and snack bar are also available to guests.

Calle Teniente Coronel José Zerpa Guevara 8, Costa Antigua, 35610, Fuerteventura, Spain
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