Travelers arriving at Gibraltar Airport are treated to a magnificent view of the Rock of Gibraltar from the top of the aeroplane steps. Gibraltar airport is located about 2 Kilometres from the town centre, adjacent to the border with Spain. It is about a 20 meters walk from the airport terminal to the Spanish border. There is a regular bus service to the town and taxis are available from a taxi rank opposite the airport.
Friends and relatives from Spain meeting passengers at the airport are advised to park in La Linea. Gibraltar taxis can not cross the border in to Spain, but are available from the Taxi rank on the Spanish Side of the border. All vehicle and pedestrian traffic to the town has to cross the runway. Safety barriers and warning lights stop visitors from straying in front of approaching aircrafts. For information on renting a cheap car rental from Gibraltar Airport please read the Cheap Car Hire section from our partner site.