Corvera airport was official openend on Tuesday 15 January 2019 by King Felipe of Spain.
The opening of the airport is for the region and Spain a gateway to the future.
In the future, it will create 19 000 jobs .
So the region of Murcia will grow.
In fact Corvera replaces the San Javier airport.
The first aircraft to land was a Ryanair flight from East Midlands airport in the United Kingdom.
As a result Corvera airport will provide a boost for the regional economy and tourism
To start flights will be operated by Easyjet, Ryanair and Tui.
The airplanes come from Antwerp- Deurne, Bristol, Birmingham, Brussels, Dublin, East Middlands, Leeds , Londen, Manchester and Southend.
Car rental at Corvera airport
For the moment, there are three car rental companies. Hertz, Europcar and Goldcar.
According to the Aena, two others ate expected to start in spring.
So, there are several bus services to Corvera coming from the different location on the Mar Menor.
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Important: the bus service from the town at the Mar Menor and the golf resorts and the airport are linked to the schedule of the arrival/ departure times of the flights.
Of course there are also taxi services.
So , there is a taxi parking for nearly 80 cars.
In fact, there is a fix price to Murcia city : 35 euro.
Building the Corvera airport
In the past, the construction was very controversial.
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For instance, there was proposed that there would be a Paramount Theme park and a Mega resort.
Both development project came not.
So the expected numbers of visitors did decrease.
Region of Murcia
First, the region of Murcia is bordered by in the north the region of Valencia .
As you known , the coast of Valencia is the popular Costa Blanca.
The south border of the region is Andalusia.
Nearby Murcia is the Mediterranean Sea.
But the city of Murcia is also the capital of the region with the same name.
Important to known is that the region is a large producer of vegetables and fruits.
But there are also very good ecological wineries near the town of Jumilla and Yecla.
So that why the region of Murcia becomes more and more popular.