Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur Reina Sofía — Granadilla (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
N 28° 02.893 W 016° 34.652
28R E 344951 N 3103547
Quick Description: The Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur Reina Sofía (also known as Tenerife-South Airport, IATA: TFS) is the largest of the two international airports located on the island of Tenerife and the 6th busiest in Spain
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 4/1/2016 12:51:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMQVHX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:

The Building:
In the late 1960s, the island authorities of Tenerife said they needed a new airport at a new location as the existing airport (Aeropuerto de Tenerife Norte) did not meet technical requirements due to adverse weather conditions. The new airport was build specially for holiday traffic, 20 minutes from the resorts of Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas. The Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur Reina Sofía was inaugurated on 6 November 1978, by Queen Sofía of Spain, to whom the airport is dedicated.
The airport connects Tenerife with the Spanish mainland, the other Canary Islands and almost all European countries. In 2014 almost 9.2 million passengers used Tenerife-South Airport, making it the country's 6th largest and busiest airport.
source: wikipedia

The Person:
La Reina Sofía de España (* 2 November 1938) is the wife of King Juan Carlos I. Born a Greek princess, she became Queen consort of Spain upon her husband's accession in 1975. On 19 June 2014, Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of their son, Felipe VI.
source: wikipedia

Year it was dedicated: 1978

Location of Coordinates: Terminal Entrance

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Type of place/structure you are waymarking: airport

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