About Menorca Airport
This wonderfully built airport, very often called Mahon Airport, is the only one serving this Balearic island. Every year, there are over 3 million passengers come to visit the exquisite Menorca island and the number is constantly increasing. Most of the tourists coming to the island resort to a car hire at Menorca airport as it is the most effective way to move around the island and to discover its wonders. There are few passengers, on the contrary, that will prefer to take shuttle bus from the airport and then use public transportation, which is a less expensive but also much less practical solution.
Basic info and car hire in Menorca Airport
IATA airport code: MAH
ICAO airport code: LEMH
Full name: Menorca airport
Hub for: Vueling, Iberia
Contact: +34 971 157 049
Elevation: 92 m / 302 ft
Number of runways: 2
Car hire locations at Menorca Airport
There are plenty of car hire options at Menorca Airport ground floor. You will easily spot car hire agencies like Avis, Alamo, Europcar in the terminal. Sixt for example offers a shuttle service (outside the Arrivals Hall in the Public Parking P1, do NOT follow the signs for Rent a Car parking), Click&Rent have their office just by the airport, they also pick up their customers with a shuttle bus at P1 parking. As with any other summer destination, it’s wise to book before the seasons starts your car hire at Menorca airport – you will have a better choice and much more convenient prices. Should you be needing a car only for a day or two, you can find plenty of car hire agencies at Mahon and other cities around the island.
Drive beyond Menorca Airport
Minorca island represents a dream travel destination, exotic yet safe and so close to Europe. It’s not a surprise that tourism flourishes there, and that car hire at Menorca Airport is sometimes difficult to get – as everybody wants to discover this island’s secret and well-known spots. Here’s a list of few beaches you should definitely visit: Cala Macarelleta, Cala Turqueta, Cala Pregonda etc. There are also plenty of sports activities as well as culinary experiences to enjoy. For example you can book a golf course at Monarch, or even take a horse ride around the scenic area. With a quality car hire in Menorca Airport you can easily even more distant locations, Caminos Naturales for example offer plenty of wonderful hiking trails around the island. For culinary pleasures, visit Smoix Restaurant, Cas Consol or Moli Des Comtes Asador.
Available services Menorca Airport
Due to the location being mainly a tourist destination, the airport has limited service for business travellers, in fact, there is no business lounge at the airport. In case you should require any service for your business travel you can try the Assistant company, offering business man and women additional services.
The airport has all the basic facilities for travellers with children. From Baby Changing Rooms, to Children’s games, your kids will be safe and taken care of there. You will also find very handy Children’s Play Area on Floor 2 or you can spend some time in Children’s Room in the departure area, on Floor 0.
The airport is adapted to people with physical disability. There are plenty of restaurants, cafés, bars and vending machines for you to refresh and get some extra energy, majority of them located in Terminal, Floor 2.
History of Menorca Airport
Parallel to the beginnings of first big tourist flow, the airport opened in 1969. Also, the inauguration of Menorca Airport led to partial shut-down of the San Luis Airport, which, from that time on, only serves as general and leisure aviation airport. The airport was severely afflicted by heavy rains in 2006, and in 2 years’ time, the airport was re-constructed and since operates flawlessly. Curiously, all its flight connections are solely to European airports, it’s main markets are UK and Germany, respectively.
Petrol stations near Menorca Airport
For everyone renting a car in Menorca Airport, we suggest finding the petrol stations already on their first day on the island. There is no petrol station on or close to the airport, however, there are plenty of them in Mao city and its bypass. You can fill up the tank in the area as it is still only few kilometres away from Menorca Airport – we suggest Estacion de Servicio Cepsa Via Ronda, south from Mao.