Madrid International Airport (IATA code MAD) is officially named Madrid-Barajas Airport, after the district where it is set. Being the main airport that serves the Spanish capital Madrid, the airport handles almost 50 million passengers a year, which make it the busiest and the largest airport in the country. Madrid-Barajas Airport is situated within the borders of the city and is set less than 10 km from the financial district and around 13 km from the historical center of Madrid - Puerta del Sol. It should be mentioned that the air shuttle service between the cities of Madrid and Barcelona, known in English as the “Air Bridge”, was the busiest air route on the continent, with around a thousand flights a week. However, when the high-speed rail line connecting the two cities opened in year 2008, the number of these flights was reduced ad the rail line became very popular. Madrid-Barajas Airport is considered a gateway to the Iberian Peninsula and as a main connection between Latin America and Europe. The airport has four runways and four terminals with free shuttle bus transfers between them. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are set next to each other, while Terminal 4 is aside and is one of the largest airport terminals in the world. It has a main and a satellite building. Thanks to the new and very modern Terminal 4, Madrid-Barajas Airport has capacity to serve as many as 70 000 passengers each year. The airport has various business facilities and VIP Lounges, as well as full facilities for the disabled travellers. Further, there are two banks, ATM machines, more than 30 restaurants, bars and cafes, various shops and a duty-free zone, and offices of car rental companies, plus nurseries, a children playground and pharmacies. The airport is serviced by the Madrid Metro Line, regular bus lines and taxi companies.

Latitude 40
Longitude 3
Full name Madrid
Alternative names Madrid-Barajas Airport
Address Avenida de la Hispanidad, s/n 28042
Phone 902 404 704 ; 91 321 1000
Owner Aena