The Gran Canaria Airport on Gran Canaria Island is Spain's fifth busiest airport. Formerly known as Grando Airport and sometimes called Las Palmas Airport, it lies roughly 25 km from the popular tourist areas in the south. Plan your tour of the island by Gran Canaria Airport car hire.
Gran Canaria Island is just 150 km off the northwestern coast of Africa, but about 1350 km from Europe. Most tourists stay on the south of the island where the weather is sunnier with less rain than in the north. If you choose to stay at any of the popular resort communities in the south you can reach many local attractions in a car hire from Gran Canaria Airport.