Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
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(Madrid, Spain)

Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) can be reached from all directions and is easy to find, being close to the city centre. The airport itself is surrounded by a number of fast highways, which encircle the area and provide easy access. These include the M-12, the R-2 (Radial 2), the M-11, the M-13 and the M-50, all of which lead to the grounds of Madrid Airport.

Several prominent locations lie close to Madrid Barajas Airport and include Coslada and Caciamadrid to the south, El Pardo and Alcobendas to the west, and both Torrejón de Ardoz and Alcalá de Henares to the east. Also worth noting, to the north you will find Belvis del Jarama, Fuente el Saz de Jarama and Santo Domingo.

Several important areas of green are close to Madrid Barajas Airport, including a selection of golf courses. Just minutes to the south-west is the Parque de Juan Carlos II, while the Golf La Moraleja II course lies directly east, with the spreading campus of the Complutense University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) also situated nearby. To the far north-east is the Casino Club de Golf Los Retamares, with the Campo de Golf Base Aèrea de Torrejón being considerably closer, directly east of Madrid Airport.

The airport is well signposted from all major roads nearby and is known locally as the Aeropuerto de Madrid Bajaras. Here are some useful directions.

Directions to Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) from Madrid city centre:

  • The airport has good connections to Madrid's highway network
  • Madrid Barajas Airport can be reached from the city centre in around 25 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions
  • The airport is well sign posted on all of the major roads in and around Madrid

Directions to Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) via the M-30 Highway

  • Travel along the M-30 motorway via A-2 or the N-11 highway to Barcelona
  • Barajas Airport is situated 12 km / 8 miles from the city centre, being located in a north-easterly direction
  • Follow the airport sign posts and then turn into Madrid Airport

Directions to Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) from the M-40 Highway

  • Travel along the A-10 from exit 9, via the N-100, heading towards the airport terminals
  • Follow the airport sign posts and then turn into Madrid Airport

Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) Useful Terminal Information

  • Airport terminals are colour-coded
  • Airport Terminal 1 is orange
  • Airport Terminal 2 is green
  • Airport Terminal 3 is red

When travelling to Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) during rush hours, it is sensible to allow extra time for possible delays caused by heavy traffic.

Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD): Virtual Google Maps

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