Terminal Bilbao Airport

Bilbao airport has only one terminal which was inaugurated in 2000 and was designed by recognized architect Santiago Calatrava.


It is known as “La Paloma” (The Dove) for its shape, it reminds as the bird.


The terminal is divided in three different levels (Level 0, 1, 2 and 3):

- Ground Level: Arrivals Hall and Baggage reclaim area.

- Level 1: there are the Boarding Gates and the VIP Lounge.

- Level 2: Check-in counters, Security checks, Information desks, retail shops and restaurants.


The terminal has 36 check-in desks, 12 boarding gates, 6 fingers and has a new Control Tower.


The old terminal is now the cargo one.