Alicante airport to become Alicante-Elche

Alicante-Elche in the map of Spain

It has been on the Spanish media quite frequently during the last months and it looks like it has now been confirmed: The Government said that Alicante Airport will change names to become Alicante-Elche. This will cost 50,000 euros to the Elche city, which will be spent on the sign changes.

The IATA airport code is expected to remain the same, as “ALC”. Moreover, the Government confirmed that the new name will be compatible with the International Civil Aviation Organization specifications.

For further information about this airport, you can check the definition in our data base which is linked to its reference from Wikipedia.

This change is expected to be effective soon. In fact, the city Mayor said they aim to have all the process completed by the end of August.