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Alicante Airport, originally called El Altet, is Spain's sixth-busiest airport and the principal airport for the Province of Alicante and the Region of Murcia. If you hire a car at Alicante Airport, the city of Alicante is 10km away in the northeast, and Elche is about the same distance away to the west, on the Mediterranean coast. Some 80 percent of all passenger flights are international, with most passengers originating in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The vast majority are holiday makers intent on enjoying the sunshine.
The most tourist-oriented of all Spain's mainland provincial capitals, Alicante remains a lively and appealing city with a quintessential Spanish character. The adjacent airport and plethora of resorts mean it is highly commercial, yet it is still home to a historic castle, old town, and attractive waterfront. You'll find plenty of exciting restaurants, and, if it's nightlife you're after, you won't find a better scene. You'll find everything from pint-swigging stag parties to locals dancing into the early hours.
Hire a car at Alicante Airport and enjoy day trips to the Ibero-Roman city of Lucentum, the Canelobre caves just outside Busot, and Cap de Sant Antoni - where the ocean views are simply breathtaking.
Image: Alicante beach by Anssi Häkkinen