Malaga airport or rather Malaga international airport, with IATA code (the most important): AGP and ICAO code: LEMG, is the most important airport in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia and the fourth most important in Spain.
This airport is so important because it represents the main gate that welcomes and bids farewell to the vast amount of tourism that arrives on the Costa del Sol.
This airport, also known as Pablo Picasso Airport, is located in the Churriana district, 7 km southwest of the center of the city of Malaga.
Covid security measures
The use of a mask in non-vulnerable people is not mandatory at the airport, but it is still mandatory when on board, as well as in all transport; bus, train, etc
Although it is not mandatory, the use of a mask inside the airport is recommended, as well as avoiding closed spaces with crowds of people, as much as possible.
Passengers coming from countries outside the European Union (except children under 12 years of age) must present an EU digital COVID certificate or an equivalent vaccination certificate. A negative diagnostic certificate or proof of recovery is also valid. Here you can request your EU digital COVID certificate.
Rapid COVID test at Malaga airport
Inside Malaga airport you can find a Covid Test Center, this is located in Terminal T2. Floor 1, departures area.
The following tests are available at this Covid Test Center:
- PCR Test: Detects if you carry the virus in the earliest stages of infection. Results available in 12 hours.
- Rapid PCR test: Quickly detects if you carry the virus in the earliest stages of infection, with the same reliability and sensitivity as a conventional PCR. Results available in 30 minutes.
- Rapid antigen test: The antigen test will detect if you have viral proteins and, therefore, if you carry the virus. Results available in 15-20 minutes.
- Rapid Antibody Test: detects if you have antibodies against the virus. Results available in 15-20 minutes.
During regular hours you can use this service every day from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
For a Rapid PCR test: Every day from 7:30 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Remember that this is a regular schedule that could change, we recommend you check it when you make an appointment.
To schedule an appointment you can contact this number: (+34) 91 825 76 57 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How to get?
When traveling from an airport, it has to be the trip to the airport, something that also has to be planned as part of the trip.
We can use various means of locomotion such as bus, commuter train, taxi or Uber or our own car, in this case being self-sufficient and independent, it is the best if we know for sure where and how much it will cost to park our own car.
The Municipal Transport Company of Malaga (EMT Malaga) can leave you in front of the transport interchange at the airport for a simple fee of €4 with no extra cost for luggage.
You can pay in cash when boarding the bus.
What to eat?
Naturally, within the airport itself you will be able to find several options to stop the fast pace that usually accompanies flights and stop to eat, however, restaurants within the airport are known for their high prices, due to the expensive rents charged. the airport itself.
On the first floor you will find:
- Burger King
- Giraffe Stop
Among other places of tapas, cafeterias and restaurants.
If you are looking for more options that are not inside the airport, you can visit these restaurants and we leave you a link to TripAdvisor in case you are interested.
A restaurant specializing in cuts of meat, ideal for relieving stress with a very friendly atmosphere. If you notify them in advance they can receive you with your pet without any problem.
This Italian food restaurant is ideal for demanding palates looking for authentic Italian food, at a very good price and with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
You cannot miss a traditional Spanish food place to give a warm welcome to foreigners. An ideal place to taste seafood, croquettes, a good steak and, of course, a good Iberian ham.
Where do I leave my car at Malaga airport?
If, like most people, you are not willing to tolerate the outrageous and abusive prices that the airport imposes on you, you can reserve your place right now in the closest car park to the airport: Parking San Julián.