Arrivals of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
The airport comprises of three levels, the ground level, first level, and second level. The ground level is intended for Arrivals Level. It has gates from A1 to 15; they are located at the far left when you are entering the terminal. Its check-in desks are from 401 to 406 and they are exclusively operated by Ryanair, it is a located center, and back - between the police station and rental car counters. All domestic passengers from both the Peninsula and the inter-island flights, they all arrive at Hall 1. It enables them to connect with other islands or access transportation and the main parking facility, its abbreviation is P1.
On the Other hand, Arrival Hall 2 is exclusively used for international flights. The baggage claim is arranged accordingly. At the Arrivals Hall, 2 are located Customs, tax inspection service, baggage claims and passport control. Also, there are two Arrivals Lobbies that are located at opposite ends of Level 0. Ground Level 0 also includes "Lost Baggage" by airway companies such as Groundforce, Iberia, Atlantica Handling and Ryanair and Rental Car counters. Euronet has an ATM on the level 0, and also there is a currency exchange service near the International arrivals baggage claim.
At the airport is going to have a renovation project. The project consists of the Expansion of the Terminal Building for a forecast of 15,700,000 passengers in the year 2020. Extension of the building is projected to the North, to increase the number of luggage tapes, check-in counters, and office space.
In addition, a new third floor is planned. The project also includes an increase in the number of parking spaces in contact for aircraft, locating new boarding bridges in the expanded area. A new dike will be made with two positions of type E aircraft. The displacement of the old façade will be made in order to allow more waiting space, expansion of the building to the south, for a new area of international arrivals and departures, a new elevated road for departures.
The northern extension of the terminal of the Gran Canaria Airport will be inaugurated on July 15 and, with it, its four-store car park with capacity for 741 vehicles, after the southern extension of the boarding area entered service in 2013.
The expansion works of the Gran Canaria airport involve an investment of more than 200 million euros, of which 170 have been allocated to the new terminal building and aircraft parking platform, which on its north side will incorporate 23,000 square meters of a concrete platform and 9,000 asphalt roads, as reported Thursday Aena in a statement. This is the most important investment that is currently made in the Aena airport network and its objective is to improve the quality of the service provided to passengers and airlines, in addition to increasing the commercial offer of this infrastructure. With these works, the surface of the building will increase by 68,000 square meters, going from 105,000 originals to 173,000, adds Aena in his statement in which he reports that in the last few days ten tests have been carried out for the commissioning of this second phase of the expansion, in which 270 extras with 540 luggage’s have participated.
These tests have proven the correct operation in billing, boarding, treatment and baggage inspection, passport controls, security filters, airport security, signaling, low voltage electrical system and fire protection.