|Barcelona Airport is Catalonia's main airport and one of the main Spanish airports. It is also the main hub for Spanair and Vueling. The airport is also known as El Prat Airport, and has codes BCN (as per IATA) and LEBL (as per ICAO). The airport has three terminals. Terminal 1 is the main terminal for domestic and international flights, and Terminal 2 handles budget flights. The Corporate terminal caters for executive airlines. Barcelona Airport is an average-to-good airport, according to passenger reviews (Skytrax 20101).|
|Terminal 1 (image embedded from Wikipedia on 25 April 2010)||Terminal 1 (image embedded from Wikimedia Commons on 25 April 2010)||Terminal 1 (image embedded from Wikimedia Commons on 25 April 2010)|
|Services/facilities. Barcelona Airport is opened 24hr, but not all facilities are so (most opening from 6:00 until approximately 23:00). The airport provides services such as currency exchange, cash machines, wireless access, a business center, children play areas and luggage lockers (AENA, 20102), as well as opportunities for shopping and dinning. Most services are available airside, while others are on the landside, so you may need to clear inmigration to access them. Terminals 1 and 2 are some 4 km of each other but they are connected by a free shuttle bus. Barcelona Airport does not have hotels or sleeping facilities on site. If visiting, you can travel the 10 km from the airport to Barcelona city by train, bus or taxi.|
1. SKYTRAX (2010). Barcelona Airport passenger reviews. Retrieved from Skytrax on 25 April 2010.
2. AENA (2010). Airport - Barcelona - Passenger services. Retrieved from AENA airports on 25 April 2010.
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- AENA - Barcelona airport
- This is the official page for Barcelona Airport, within the AENA website. When navigating it, make sure you are still consulting the correct page, as it seems very easy to get bumped onto generic information for all AENA airports.
- Skytrax - Barcelona Airport passenger reviews
- Here you can read some of the reviews made by passengers about Barcelona Airport.
- Tourist guide - Barcelona (Airport)
- In this website, you can find further information about Barcelona airport and its facilities, among other things.
- Wikipedia - Barcelona Airport
- You can find more information on Barcelona Airport in this page in Wikipedia.
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