Malaga Airport – Terminal 3 Information

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The new Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport was officially opened on 15th March by the King of Spain and passengers can now access it from the Departures forecourt.

There is still a lot of confusion at the airport with more signage needed and some areas which are not yet open. With this in mind we we are going to get together some definitive information about Malaga Airport over the next few weeks when things have died down and we can present a more accurate picture.

There is a transportation hub which links the new T3 terminal, the bus station, the pedestrian access to P1 and P2 car park buildings and the train station.

Passengers with reduced mobility can obtain assistance by pressing the button on the at the information desks and meeting points which are situated in all the Terminal 3 zones.

Malaga Airport Terminal 3 Disabled Access

The new Terminal 3 has seven points of assistance for passengers with reduced mobility and offers:

  • Different floor coverings at the start and end of stairs and ramps.
  • Double handrails on stair bannisters.
  • Lifts with interior handrails and Braille and raised signage
  • Adapted Check-in desk
  • Adapted Toilets

Airlines at Malaga Airport Terminal 3

The following airlines operate from the new Terminal 3 at Malaga Airport: Aigle Azur, Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air Finland, Air Nostrum, Arkefly, British Airways, Brussels Airlines. Cimber Sterling, Condor, Delta Airlines, Europe Airport, Finnair, Germanwings, Iberia, Inaer, Jetairfly, Lufthansa, Luxair, Malev Hungarian, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Primera Air, Regional, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Spanair, Swiss International Airines, TAP Portugal, Thomas Cook Belgium, Transavia, Travel Service, Tuifly, Vueling

Malaga Airport   Terminal 3 Information

Malaga Airport Terminal 3 Departures

There are 86 new check-in desks (desks 301 and 362 for special baggage) and 8 automatic check-in machines, divided into 2 groups of 4.

A central security checkpoint with 9 security filters leads on to a large commercial area that leads to the boarding dock.

The Departures level has 11 baggage reclaim carousels (9 European Union and 2 non-European Union) and one special baggage reclaim carousel.

The new automated baggage handling system will be able to handle 7,500 cases per hour, with an approximate processing time of 3 minutes.

The new terminal has 3 boarding docks: Dock B for non-European Union non-Schengen traffic. Dock C for European Union non-Schengen traffic and the new Dock D for Schengen traffic (both European Union and non-European Union ). The 4 boarding gates located at the end of Dock D can be used for non-Schengen traffic.

Malaga Airport Terminal 3 Taxis

There is a taxi rank on the arrivals forecourt of Terminal 3. You can check the fares at www.unitaxi.orgy or www.taxi-union.es. The supplement to/from the airport is €5.50; the supplement per suitcase over 60 cm is €0.45.

Malaga Airport Terminal 3 Buses

There is a bus stop on the T3 Arrivals forecourt, next to the transportation hub (Line Aeropuerto-Malaga and line Aeropuerto-Marbella) and a bus stop opposite to the Cargo Terminal (Line Malaga-Santa Amalia).