The vocabulary of the airport in Spanish

You like travel? You like travel by plane? You are going to travel to Spain in few days but you don’t know the vocabulary in Spanish? Read this article to be able to manage by yourself in the airport! 1 – The notice board – el tablón de anuncio : In the airport of Malaga you will see […]

You like travel? You like travel by plane? You are going to travel to Spain in few days but you don’t know the vocabulary in Spanish? Read this article to be able to manage by yourself in the airport!

1 – The notice board – el tablón de anuncio :

In the airport of Malaga you will see a lot of notice board, not to get lost in the airport, we recommend you to learn the vocabulary that you will be able to see on these notice boards!

 

El terminal – the terminal
El vuelo – the flight
La pantalla – the screen
La salida – the exit
La salida de emergencia – the emergency exit
El embarque – the boarding
El horario – the schedule, timetable
Las llegadas – the arrivals
Las salidas – the departures
La puerta de embarque – the boarding gate

 

2 – The airport – el aeropuerto:

An airport it is like a little city there are a lot of different things, you will have to pass by the security gate, the scanner, the check-in, the coffees, the restaurants, etc… Learn this vocabulary of the environment of the airport in Spanish to not to get lost!

 

 

La torre de control – the control tower
El avión – the plane
El control de seguridad – the security gate
El escáner – the scanner
La agencia de viajes – the travel agency
La ida y vuelta – round trip
El mostrador de facturación – check – in desk
La tienda libre de impuestos – the duty free
La puerta de embarque – the boarding gate
La pista de aterrizaje – the landing runway
La cinta trasportadora – the moving pavement
Las escaleras – the stairs
El ascensor – the lift
La cafetería – the cafetería
El restaurante – the restaurant
Las tiendas – the shops
El cambio de divisas – the change
Los aseos – the toilets

 

3 – In the plane – en el avión :

Para encontrar tu asiento en el avión, pregunta a la azafata o aprende el vocabulario del avión!

 

Primera clase – the first class
Clase business – the business class
Clase turista – the coach class
El asiento – the seat
La cabina – the cabin
La cabina del piloto – the cockpit
El salvavidas – the life vest
El asiento junto a ventanilla – the window seat
El protocolo de emergencia – the emergency protocol
Las luces de emergencia – the emergency lights

 

 

4 – The staff – el personal :

Here you can find the vocabulary of the people that you can find in the airport or in the plane and they will help you to take your flight on time!

 

El personal de tierra – the ground staff
Un policía – a policeman
Guardias de seguridad – the security guards
Controlador de vuelo – an air traffic controller
El viajero – the traveller
El pasajero – the passenger
El piloto – the pilot
Gerente del aeropuerto – Airport manager
 Oficial de aduanas – Customs officer
Conductor de taxi – Taxi driver Taxi driver

 

5 – The luggage – las maletas :

Here you can find the vocabulary of what you need to bring to go to the airport and take your flight! Don’t forget your passport!

 

La maleta – the suitcase
El equipaje –
 the luggage
El billete – 
the plane ticket
El bolso – 
the bag
El visado – 
the visa
El pasaporte –
 the passport
El equipaje de mano – 
the piece of hand-luggage
El equipaje facturado –
the registered luggage

 

 

6 – Verbs and expressions – Verbos y expresiones

Learn the verbs and the expressions linked to the plane and the airport!

El avión está despegando – the plane is taking off
El avión ha aterrizado – the plane has landed
Ir de vacaciones – to go on vacations
Pasar por la aduana – to go through customs
Hacer cola – to queue
El avión está volando – the plane is flying
Reservar – to reserve
Embacar – to take on board
Aterrizar – to land
Volar – to fly
El vuelo tiene retraso – the flight was delayed
El vuelo ha sido cancelado – the flight was cancelled

Puerta número – Gate number

¿Puede ayúdame? – Can you help me?

¿Qué hora es? – What time is it?

¿Dónde puedo recoger mis maletas? – Where can I pick up my baggage?

¿Dónde está el reclamo de equipaje? – Where is baggage claim?

Mis maletas están perdidas. – My suitcases are lost

So if you do find yourself in a Spanish airport someday, perhaps on your way to Malaga, hopefully these phrases and words will come in handy and you can breeze through the airport. Now you can learn the basic Spanish words for tourists! We are waiting for you in Malaga!

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