Madrid Ba raj as International Airport located northeast of Madrid’s city center, is the most important international and domestic gateway in Spain. Opened in1928, Madrid Ba raj as International Airport has grown to be one of the most important aviation centers of Europe.
Madrid Ba raj as International Airport serves as the gateway to the Iberian peninsula from the rest of Europe and the world, particularly Latin America. In 2005, 41,963,197 passengers used Madrid Ba raj as International Airport ; it ranks as the world’s 12th—and Europe’s fifth—busiest airport.
Madrid Ba raj as International Airport is the primary hub and maintenance base for Iberia Airlines. Consequently, Iberia is responsible for around 60 percent of Ba raj as’ traffic.
On February 5, 2006, the immense Terminal 4 was inaugurated—making Madrid Ba raj as International Airport the world’s largest airport, in terms of terminal area, with an area of more than one million square meters (11 million square feet). Consisting of a main building(T4) and satellite building(T4S), which are separated by approximately 2.5km, the new terminal is meant to give passengers an altogether stress-free start to their journey. This is managed by superb illumination, available by glass panes instead of walls and numerous domes in the roof which allow natural light to pass through.
With the new addition, Madrid Ba raj as International Airport is designed to handle 70 million passengers annually.
During the construction of Terminal 4, two more runways (15L/33R and 18L/36R) were also constructed to aid in the flow of air traffic arriving and departing from Madrid Ba raj as International Airport . These runways were officially inaugurated on February 5, 2006 (together with the terminals), but had already been used on several occasions beforehand to test flight and air traffic maneuvers. Thus, Madrid Ba raj as International Airport came to have four runways: two on a north-south axis and parallel to each other (separated by 1.8km) and two on a northwest-southeast axis (and separated by 2.5km). This allowed simultaneous takeoffs and landings into the airport, allowing 120 operations an hour (one takeoff or landing every 30 seconds).