Private jet travel to Spain
Spain sits sixth in Europe’s league table of private jet markets – behind France, Germany, the UK, Italy and Switzerland.
Private jet travellers fly to Spain for a variety of business and personal reasons. The major cities of Madrid and Barcelona are popular for both business and leisure, and Spain's coastal regions and islands offer a wealth of attractions for holidaymakers and second homeowners alike.
Spain by private jet
Cities and culture
Both Madrid and Barcelona are very popular year-round for business and for leisure travel into the cities and their surrounding areas. Barcelona is famed for its art and architecture, and Madrid for its museums and culture. And both offer excellent restaurants and shopping.
The smaller cities of Seville, Granada, Cordoba and Ronda are also popular with those looking to experience Spain’s rich history.
Call our expert team on 020 7100 6960 to discuss your flight requirements for Madrid, Barcelona and other Spanish cities.
Renowned restaurants and golf courses
There is a huge seasonal demand for private jets to Spain in the summer months, for leisure travel. The Catalan region around Barcelona and Girona is very popular with luxury travellers who visit for its art, culture, and famous sights. Or for the area’s renowned Michelin-starred restaurants, including the world-famous El Celler de Can Roca.
The small city of San Sebastián in the north is considered the gastronomic capital of Spain and offers several Michelin-starred restaurants and others renowned for their regional Basque cuisine.
Golfers are spoilt for choice in Spain. PGA Catalunya close to Girona is considered to be the best in Spain and one of the best in Europe. And Malaga Airport in the south is also very popular for those travelling by private jet for golfing breaks, including to the renowned courses at Valderrama and La Quinta.
Call our f on 020 7100 6960 for advice and pricing for private flights to Spain’s golf resorts and restaurants.
Beaches, islands & sailing
Of course Spain is also famous for its stunning beaches, luxury resorts and sailing opportunities, attracting huge numbers of visitors in the summer months. Popular coastal areas with private travellers include the areas around Marbella; the Costa de la Luz in Andalucia, and the pine-backed beaches of the Costa Brava, close to Girona.
Then there are the islands. Mallorca is the most popular of the Balearics with luxury travellers, and sees strong demand for private jets all year round. Ibiza also sees a huge demand for private jet travel in the summer months, and the long summers of the Canary Islands also attract luxury travellers outside of the peak summer season.
Talk to our team on 020 7100 6960 for advice and pricing for private flights to Malaga, Girona, Palma or Ibiza – or any other Spanish airport.
Private jet airports in Spain
Spain offers a large number of private jet airports, which allow passengers to reach their destination fast and with as little ground transfer time as possible.
Larger airports such as Madrid and Barcelona’s international airports, offer dedicated terminals and FBO facilities, which offer privacy and a fast arrival and departure. There are no waiting times to pass through customs or check in mean that you can be at the airport for as little as 15 minutes before departure.
Our most popular private jet airports in Spain include:
Barajas airport took on most of Madrid’s private jet flights after the popular private jet airports at Madrid Torrejon reverted to a military-only airport in 2013.
The airport has 4 runways, is open 24-hours and it has a range of private jet FBOs offering private jet handling services.
Located 7.5 miles southwest of Barcelona, Barcelona Airport is just 15 minutes from the city and offers 3 runways and 24-hour access. It has dedicated FBO facilities for private jet travellers.
Girona Airport is a smaller airport just to the east of Barcelona and offers another option for those travelling to the Barcelona area. It is particularly popular with those visiting the Spanish Grand Prix and the Costa Brava region.
Malaga airport serves the southern Costa del Sol region and includes a general aviation terminal for private jet flights.
Palma de Mallorca Airport sees demand all-year-round from private jet travellers. It is situated less than 15 minutes from the city centre of Palma and also serves the whole island.
Read more: Private jets to Mallorca
Ibiza Airport (also known as Aeroport d’Ibiza San Jose) sees a huge surge of demand between May and October each year. The 24-hour airport is located in the south west of the island, and it has a dedicated terminal for private jet passengers.
Read more: Private jets to Ibiza