The majority of the departures traffic is handled on the Terminal T3 at Malaga Airport, although some check-in and boarding are still processed between T-1 and T-2.

If you are about to take a flight from Malaga airport the following information might be useful:

Where to check-in at Malaga airport?

There are check-in desks for everyone at Malaga airport.

There are auto-check-in machines from Iberia and Norwegian airlines where you can print your boarding pass.

You can check-in online and using your phone and print it for heading directly to the boarding gate if you only carry a hand-luggage.

It is recommended to be at the airport at least 2 hours before boarding time for Schengen area and 3 hours for other international flights.

Security control and passport check

All passengers and personal without exception must go through a security check at Terminal T3, after passing it you can head to your boarding gate at T3 or T2.

Passengers have to pass a documentation check where you will have to show your ID or your passport, visa or other required documentation depending on your destination.

How to get to the airport

If you are departing from Malaga airport you have several choices for getting there:

Rental car

If you rented the car offsite then they will bring you for free to the departure hall, if not just drive following the rental car signal and park the vehicle.

Commuter train

If getting to the airport by train, there is a close train station. After getting outside of the station just use the mechanic-stairs for getting to the departures hall.


Several bus lines connect the province directly or not with Malaga airport.

Airlines with departures from Malaga airport

With that list you can check the companies that work in Malaga Airport departures