Airport details for: GCTS (Spain)


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General details

Name (city): Reina Sofia
Country: Spain
vACC: vACC Spain

Tenerife South "Reina Sofia" Airport GCTS

Tenerife South Airport (IATA: TFS, ICAO: GCTS), previously known as Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport, is one of two international airports located on the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands (the second one being Tenerife North Airport). The airport is the busier of the two Tenerife airports.

The airport is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona and was inaugurated on 6 November 1978, by Queen Sofía of Spain, to whom the airport is dedicated; by the end of its first year, 1 million passengers had passed through its doors.

The public bus service TITSA offers cheap and quick services to all parts of the island, Line 343 connects the South Airport (TFS) with the North Airport (TFN)

Tenerife South handled over 8.5 million passengers in 2012. Combined with Tenerife North Airport, the island gathers the highest passenger movement in the Canary Islands with 12,248,673 passengers

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Elevation: 209 ft.
Transition altitude: 6000 ft.
MSA: 10400 ft.
Latitude: 28.044444
Longitude: -16.5725
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Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
08 75° 10499ft / 3200 m 188ft 28.039206 -16.587639 109.7 75° 3.0°
26 255° 10499ft / 3200 m 209ft 28.04975 -16.557342 110.9 255° 3.0°