Modernisation work at Alicante Airport is progressing well, it has been reported.
According to Typically Spanish, the new terminal is expected to open its doors towards the end of 2010.
Those planning to book flights to Spain may be interested to learn that the building will be eight stories high, increasing passenger capacity from 12.2 million to 20 million.
Spanish minister for development Jose Blanco visited the site last week to view progress.
"We are in a phase of stimulating development in Spain and tourism is very important for this development," he told the publication.
Mr Blanco described the transport hub as an important factor in helping to drive tourism and development in the area.
Some of the airlines currently offering flights between Alicante and the UK include Monarch and easyJet, with average journey time coming in at less than three hours.
The airport is within easy reach of La Manga Club and other popular Spanish resorts.
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Airlines that fly to La Manga Club
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New supersized airport in Alicante
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Choosing the right flight to get to La Manga Club
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Getting to La Manga Club
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