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Madrid Airport, known officially as Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport (IATA: MAD, ICAO: LEMD) is located in the district of Barajas, within the city limits of Madrid, 9 km from the financial district.
Madrid Airport is a very important link within Europe and the world, with a special influx in Europe and Latin America. The main traffic’s company is Iberia (more than 60%) and it has 5 terminals (Terminal 1, 2, 3, 4 and 4S).
The top ten destinations from Madrid Airport are European airports / cities, such as London, Lisbon, Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Munich or Brussels.
In 2016, Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) handled 50,420,583 Passengers, having a bigger number and breaking records year by year.
Madrid Airport has 5 passenger Terminals (1, 2, 3, 4 and 4S). Terminal 3 is barely used, just as a support of Terminal 2.
-Terminal 1: This Terminal operates mainly with International flights.
-Terminal 2: It’s the oldest one, built in 1927, operating mostly with domestic flights, and eventually with international flights
-Terminal 4 and 4S: operating since 2006, these 2 separated terminals are the biggest of Madrid Airport and the home of Iberia.
At Madrid Airport there are many facilities and services such as:
- ATM’s and Currency Exchange
- Petrol Station
- Photocopies and Printing documents
- Medical Services
- Phone cards
- Press office
Other services being offered are the Premium Air rooms, VIP lounges for avoiding cues and traffic, Family facilities (as playground and nursery), several meeting rooms and prayer rooms.
The following options are available at the airport:
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- Train (See more information)
- Taxi (See more information)
- Bus (See more information)
- Car Rentals
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Originally, the name of Madrid Airport was Madrid-Barajas Airport, but in 2014 it was renamed as Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, as a recognition for the death of the former Spanish Prime Minister Adolfo Suárez, the first democratic Prime Minister after the dictature of Francisco Franco.