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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tenerife South Airport puts into service five new boarding gates and a passport control

Tenerife South Airport User: Bgabel at wikivoyage shared, CC BY-SA 3.0

With an investment of 6.1 million euros, the Airport adapts T2, now called zone C, expanding its surface by 5,000 m².

Tenerife South Airport put into service [20 Oct] five new boarding gates of the six existing in zone C (previously called Terminal 2), with the aim of expanding the area designated for this purpose in the airport facility and improving efficiency and comfort of the passengers. In addition, a new passport control exit also comes into operation in this same area.

The six boarding gates in zone C, along with the four that will be located in the connecting building, are added to the 16 already existing, adding up to a total of 26 throughout the airport.

The adaptation of zone C, which has an investment of 6.1 million euros and which expands the airport surface by 5,000 square meters, will entail other improvements, such as the launch of 32 new check-in counters, which will be added to the current 87.

The new passport control put into operation in zone C, together with another that was put into service last July for boarding gates A in the original airport terminal, has involved an investment of more than 1.3 million euros. euros.

The expansion works that are being carried out at the Tenerife South Airport double the operational area for check-in and boarding and expand the general capacity of the airport, which will go from 13 to 16 million passengers per year, with which the infrastructure will be in full conditions to meet the present demand and that of the near future. 

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