The gateway between Spain and African, Gibraltar is a unique holiday destination with a culture, atmosphere and lifestyle that matches its scenic beauty. The monolithic Rock of Gibraltar is teeming with lush greenery, golden beaches and plentiful tax-free shopping opportunities for visitors. Beneath the rock's exterior lie the Gibraltar Galleries; a veritable labyrinth of underground passageways, providing visitors with a unique and awe-inspiring tourist attraction during their visit. Offering a very British way of life, complete with red phone boxes, fish and chip shops, and traditional English pubs, this unusual 5km long limestone ridge rises to 426m, with dramatic cliffs on its northern and eastern sides providing majestic views of the breathtaking scenery.
Gibraltar offers tourists a diverse landscape with long stretches of beach and an eclectic cultural mix of Spanish and British. It is truly a unique holiday destination for all that visit. Due to its tax-free shopping opportunities, Gibraltar is also a hugely popular destination for tourists with a taste for shopping.
When visiting Gibraltar be sure to:
Take advantage of the tax-free shopping of the island
Enjoy traditional British fish and chips in the sunshine of the south of Spain
Explore the Galleries beneath the rock's surface
Have a pint of traditional English ale in one of the island's pubs
Relax on the golden sand beaches
Admire the view from the island's cliffs
Look for dolphins off the Gibraltar coastline
Gibraltar International Airport, or North Front Airport as it is also known, mainly operates blight between Gibraltar and Great Britain, but also has connections to mainland Spain and Morocco. Continue reading if you want to know how to get to the city centre from the airport and which are the main airlines flying to Gibraltar.
Gibraltar International Airport is located on the British Lines Road on the island of Gibraltar.
The airport is served by an extensive road network that connects travellers to all parts of the island. Taxi and bus services operate across the island for travellers needing to get to and from the airport, while car rental services are also available across the island. Although located in Gibraltar, the airport is also used by people travelling to or from neighbouring parts of the southern Spain such as the Costa del Sol or the Campo de Gibraltar.
Airport codeGIBThe IATA code of the arrival airport on flights to Gibraltar is GIB
Popular AirlineEasyjetMost popular airline flying to Gibraltar