Airport Info Tenerife South Airport – General Information

Tenerife South Airport

General Information

  • Tenerife South Airport has a single terminal and one runway of 3200 m in length.
  • It is the main airport for international tourism, while the island’s other airport (Tenerife North) caters more for national flights.
  • In 2022, TFS handled close to 11.000.000 passengers, which makes it the second busiest airport in the Canary Islands.
  • Travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany account for more than half of the airport’s traffic.
  • A total of 55 airlines operate from Tenerife South Airport and you can fly to 111 different destinations.

Airport name

Tenerife South Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur)
Tenerife South–Reina Sofía Airport, after Queen Sofía of Spain.

Address and contact details

Granadilla de Abona
38610 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tel: (+34) 913 211 000
Link for written queries

Airport code

The IATA (International Air Transport Association) airport code is TFS.

Airport operator


Opening times

While the airport is operational 24 hours a day, the terminal building is closed to the public from 11pm to 6am. During this time, only employees and passengers (2 hours prior to scheduled flight departure) can access the building.


TFS Airport is located in the south of the island along the TF-1 motorway, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is close to the popular tourist resorts of Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and Costa Adeje.

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