Barcelona Airport is located in the southwest of the Barcelona, 12 km southwest of the center of city, between the city limits of El Prat de Llobregat, the town gives its name to the airport, Viladecans and Sant Boi.
Also known as Barcelona el Prat Airport, it is located just three kilometres from the Port of Barcelona and 7 km from the Zona Franca Industrial Estate, one of the most important industrial and logistical parks in Spain and key factor in Barcelona’s economic strength.
The airport has 3 takeoff and landing areas, two in parallel named 07L/25R and 07R/25L and one crossed, the 02/20. Its IATA code is BCN and the code ICAO LEBL.
It has two passenger terminals, the terminal T1 and the terminal T2. The recently modifications on the airport's structure have provoked that the three older terminals has become in one, the terminal T2 (T2A, T2B and T2C).
Barcelona Aiport is main airport in Catalonia, the second biggest in Spain behind Madrid Barajas Airport and 35st busiest in the world (data from Airports Council International).
In the Airports Council International airport traffic 2011 results, Barcelona Airport experienced overall growth of 17.8 percent in passenger traffic, setting a new record for passenger traffic, with almost 34.4 million users.
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