Palma de Mallorca Airport, also know as Son Sant Joan Airport, is the third busiest airport in Spain. With its proximity to the sunny beaches of Can Pastilla and a mere 5 miles (8 km) to the capital city of Palma, it’s not a surprise that Mallorca Airport is among the busiest in Europe during summer months. During 2012 over 22 million passengers used this airport. The airport is organized into four modules which allow up to 12,000 passengers to be dispatched every hour. The airport is clean, airy, and welcoming. There is plenty of comfortable space including a solarium in which passengers may relax.
Mallorca Airport offers passengers many amenities. ATMs are located throughout the airport. Currency exchange is available in Module A. There are play areas for children in Module A and C. Passengers may also access police and a post office. There are also meeting rooms available. Wifi is available for a fee after the first 15 minutes.
In the Passenger Terminal there are a number of bars, cafes, and restaurants including Cafe Son Sant Joan, Deli&Cia, Espression Lavazza, San Miguel, Warsteiner, Burger King, and Sa Cala. Terminal A has Carling Pub, Cerveceria 1516, Medas Ready to Eat, Burger King, and Subway. Module B has Cafe-Cafe. Module C has Farggi, Ready to Eat, Starbucks, Warsteiner, McDonalds, and Upper Crust. Module D has Madas Beer, Ready to Eat, Bit Burguer, Burger King, and Delimarche.
There is a wide range of options for shopping at Mallorca Airport. The ubiquitous airport souvenir and duty free shops are present along with fashion stores such as Camper and Mango. El Corte and Farmacia Aeropuerto are present for pharmacy and health and beauty needs. Relay, the place to get newspapers, magazines, and other reading material, has multiple locations throughout the airport. Most shopping options are located in passenger only zones with minimal choices in the public zone.
Car rental counters are located on the ground floor of the passenger terminal. Avis, Enterprise Atesa, Europcar, Goldcar Rental, Hertz, Record Go, and Sixt all have a presence at Mallorca Airport.
Buses arrive and depart from the main passenger terminal. Route/Line 1 runs to the city centre and seafront promenade. During regular hours, buses run every 15 minutes. One way tickets cost 3 Euros. Route 21/Line 21 connects the airport to many hotels along Palma beach and run every 30 minutes. One way tickets are 3 Euros. Check the airport website for updated hours of operation.