Lanzarote Airport

Why Aircraft Sometimes Can’t Land At Lanzarote

Sometimes, when the wind is wrong, aircraft landing at Lanzarote airport end up diverting to Fuerteventura. Here’s an explanation of the set up: There is only one runway at Lanzarote airport, and according to the wind direction, aircraft can land either from the sea (Designated runway 03), or over land (designated runway 21). Our wind…

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Desert Watch

Desert Watch – An Important New Project For Lanzarote

Desert Watch is a new charity project being set up by the team behind Lanzarote Eco Insider. The aim of the project is to create a centre to investigate, protect and study the environment in two of Lanzarote’s most unique areas – El Jable and the Chinijo Archipelago. The Jable is the area of the…

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Christopher Columbus

Lanzarote Legends – Christopher Columbus

Did you know that Christopher Columbus set out from The Canaries for his journey to discover The Americas? He also called in to various islands here over the years, for food an fuel for his mammoth Atlantic crossings. With the fall of Constantinople in 1453 the Europeans no longer had a safe passage over land…

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