Recent Updates (details below):
Travellers arriving from the EU or Schengen nations will no longer be subjected to health checks. Health controls will continue to apply to travellers entering from non-EU, non-Schengen countries.
Unvaccinated travellers from outside the EU are allowed to visit Gran Canaria if they can show documentation of a negative Covid PCR- or antigen test.
Health controls for passengers who arrive from the EU or Schengen-countries have been discontinued. So currently it is no longer necessary to provide proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative covid-19 test result.
All travellers arriving for the UK or from a third country at LPA Gran Canaria Airport must present one of the following documents:
Anyone arriving at LPA Gran Canaria Airport from a non-EU, non-Schengen nation must meet one of the following conditions – check the list below for more information:
Please keep in mind: Children under the age of twelve are excluded from presenting any of the aforementioned papers.
Is wearing a face-covering mandatory at Las Palmas airport? As of 20/04/2022, it is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask at LPA Airport.
Is physical distancing required at LPA airport? Yes, a minimum distance of 1.5m is required at the airport. There are floor markers to guide and assist passengers to keep the 1.5m distance
Obviously, Health & Safety when travelling is a paramount concern. Both the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) along with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have been working hard. They have produced a document outlining strict protocol to protect the health and safety of all air travellers from Covid-19.
To practice good hygiene standards of washing hands frequently. Keeping your distance, and proper respiratory etiquette.
If a passenger has any of the Covid-19 symptoms he should not come to Gran Canaria Airport. They need to make arrangements to isolate and change his travel dates accordingly. If a higher than normal body temperature is detected at the airport then the person will be examined by health professionals to determine whether they can fly. Below are a few things to consider when travelling through Gran Canaria Airport!