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Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport Code MAD

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 28042

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 40°28'18"N / -3°-33'-45"W


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Station ID: LEMD
Observation Time: 21/05/2021 10:25 am

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About Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport Code

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport is also known as Madrid Airport. Madrid Airport code is MAD. This airport got its IATA code from the capital city of Spain Madrid. 

About Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Aiport (MAD)

Spread across an area of 7,500 hectares, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is regarded as Europe’s second-largest airport just behind France’s Roissy Airport (CDG). 

With passenger traffic of over 61 million in 2019, this facility is Spain’s busiest airport. It is just 13 kilometres from Madrid’s iconic Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor de Madrid while the financial centre is just 9 kilometres from here. 

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) Runways

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is serviced by four world-class runways: 

14R/32L 4,100 m asphalt 

18L/36R 3,500 m asphalt 

14L/32R 3,500 m asphalt 

18R/36L 4,350 m asphalt/concrete 

These runways handle 165,740 aircraft movements and 401,133,380 tonnes of cargo annually.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) Terminals

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) features five passenger terminals: T1, T2, T3, T4, and T4S. 

Nearest Airports to Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)

Salamanca Matacan Airport 172 km

Valladolid Airport 174 km

Burgos Airport 209 km

Albacete Airport 223 km

Logrono Airport 243 km

Major Airlines Operating from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)

Aegean Airlines 

Aer Lingus


Aerolineas Argentinas


Air Algerie

Air Canada

Air  China

Air Europa

Air France

Air Moldova

Air Transat 



American Airlines 


Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
14R-32L 13,084 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
14L-32R 11,483 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
18R-36L 13,711 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
18L-36R 11,483 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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