The dense fog and mist last night and this morning in parts of Málaga province resulted in nine aircraft being diverted from Málaga to Sevilla and Granada airports. A Low Visibility Protocol (LVP) was in effect from 20:20 on Tuesday evening until 09:45 on Wednesday morning.
There is currently, on a trial basis, one direct bus service each day from Málaga Airport to Nerja and one from Nerja to Málaga Airport, so no changing at Málaga bus station.
Today, Tuesday, is the official inauguration of the second runway at Málaga airport, a project which began in 2007 and has cost around €400 million.
The airport authority AENA currently expects the new second runway at Málaga airport to be inaugurated in June and when fully operational, it will allow 72 planes to land and take off each hour compared to the current figure of 37.
Over 8.5 million passengers are expected to pass through Spanish airports during Easter Week, an increase of 9.7% on last year.
The end of long walks with heavy bags is nigh for passengers arriving at Málaga airport who wish to take the train into the city centre, either to connect with the AVE high-speed train service or continue their onward journey by other means.
According to the director of AENA, Juan Ignacio Lema, overall passenger figures for Málaga airport already show an increase over 2009 and this gives grounds for optimism for the rest of the year.
The low-cost airline Ryanair begins operating from Málaga airport today, Tuesday, with 19 routes and 360 flights a week.
Roadworks on the A-7 near Málaga airport, combined with poor signposting in the area, have taken many motorists by surprise as they make their way to the airport.
The new Terminal 3 (T3) at Málaga airport is due to be inaugurated by King Juan Carlos on Monday March 15th and will begin operating on Tuesday March 16th.