It's easy to fly to Gran Canaria

'Airport traffic control tower at sunset with small airplane taking off' - Gran Canaria Island
'Airport traffic control tower at sunset with small airplane taking off' Rodolfo Arpia / Shutterstock

If your desire is to travel to the Canary Islands, in particular to Gran Canaria, there is no impediment to fly to the island. The travel i very easy to plan. You only have to check the numerous airlines, cruise lines and tour packages available.

There are German, Dutch and English tour operators, among others, which organize the whole trip and welcome visitors from those countries. They even organize charter services from those countries. The large amount of these offers are usually available in winter, when Gran Canaria is in its “eternal spring”.

The airport of Gran Canaria has good air connections with the islands of Tenerife (North and South airport), El Hierro, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

The distance between Tenerife (where international flights arrive too) and Gran Canaria is about 35 minutes. The distance from Madrid, is usually about two hours and a half. From Central Europe you can fly in in about 4 hours.

Direct flights from Spain operate with Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Transavia, Iberia, Rayanair, Binter Canarias and JetairFly.

Other airlines flying to Gran Canaria Las Palmas airport include:
Condor, Air Berlin, Swiss, KLM, FlyNiki, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, Norwegian, Australian Airlines, Luxair, Easy Jet, British Airways, Thomas Cook - basically all the well-known airlines that fly to summer destinations popular among European travellers. Among their offerings are flights to Mykonos, flights to Istria, flights to Ibiza island and they also offer cheap ways to fly to Menorca island, fly to Majorca island, to travel to Kos, get to Kefalonia or get to Lefkada from Aktio Airport.

If want to reach Gran Canaria with all your holiday package organized and without any worries, there are various companies that organize everything. These include among others: Travelplan, Halconviajes, Iberojet, Elcorteingles, Soltour, Barceloviajes, Vivatours, Lastminute, Muchoviaje, Viajar and Destinia.

Gran Canaria Airport is 25 km away from the tourist centers and 18 km from the center of the capital. There is a great movement of passengers throughout the year, mainly international. For this reason it has become the fifth largest and safest airport in Spain operating 24 hours a day with 2 terminals.To have more information about this airport you can find more details here:
Airport of Gran Canaria
Traveler Service Telephone: (+34) 928 579 095

If the intention and the desire is to enjoy Gran Canaria, there are many alternatives and facilities to reach the island. There is no excuse.