Gerona Airport Information
Girona-Costa Brava Airport (IATA: GRO) is located 12.5 km (7.8 mi) southwest of the city of Girona, next to the small village of Vilobí d'Onyar, in the north-east of Catalonia, Spain. The airport is well connected to the Costa Brava, Barcelona and the Pyrenees.
Gerona (Girona)Airport was built in 1965, but passenger traffic was modest. The early 2000s saw passenger numbers grow spectacularly after Ryanair chose Girona as one of its European hubs.
Many people use Gerona (Girona) Airport as an alternative airport for Barcelona, though the airport is 92 km (57 mi)north of Barcelona. Passengers can transfer to Barcelona by bus or taxi from the airport, or by train from Girona railway station.
Ryanair have a major base here. It is Ryanair's third largest in Europe and from May 2010 Ryanair will operate 62 routes from Girona
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Gerona (Girona)Airport:
- Andalus Líneas Aéreas
- Star1 Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium)
- Thomson Airways
The above mentioned information is taken from Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girona-Costa_Brava_Airport.