SPAIN | Barcelona | Barcelona-El Prat International Airport


An FBO at Barcelona-El Prat International Airport, supporting trips throughout Spain

Gonzalo Barona

Welcome to Barcelona!

As one of Europe’s most beautiful and historic cities, my team and I are proud to welcome you to Spain’s Catalonian capital of Barcelona.

The general aviation terminal at Barcelona El Prat Airport (LEBL) is conveniently located just 14 km from the city centre. Whether you are staying locally or heading further afield, know that we are always on hand to help, and will go the extra mile to help ensure your trip runs smoothly.

Our private facilities (all in the main GAT) include a VIP passenger lounge and meeting room, crew rest lounges and a crew business centre, and an operations office.

On behalf of the entire team here in Barcelona, we look forward to welcoming you soon.


Gonzalo Barona Jr.

General Manager
Universal Aviation Spain – Barcelona

Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Spain

  • We operate ground support facilities at LEBL, LEGE, and LEMD.
  • We have trained and badged ground handling representatives stationed at over 25 additional airports.
  • We can send our representatives to meet you at any destination.
  • We can help coordinate ground support for any location.


Ground support capabilities

Languages spokenSpanish, English, and French
Customs and immigration?Yes
Contract fuel available?Yes
Conference rooms?Yes
Limousine service and car rental?Yes
Crew accommodation arrangements?Yes
Security arrangements?Yes
Maintenance?Yes, third Party
Direct ramp access?Yes
Computerized worldwide weather briefings?Yes
Baggage handling?Yes
Permit coordination?Yes
Lav service?Yes
Additional capabilitiesPotable Water, GPU, and Push Back

Flight support

ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:Restriction are in place.
RNAV5/RNAV10 airspace:Yes
8.33 MHz channel spacing:Required
Airport fire protection category:LEBL: 8


Directions to airport

Barcelona airport, also known as El Prat Airport is 14 km (9 miles) southwest of the centre of Barcelona, near the town of El Prat de Llobregat. The airport can be reached from Barcelona city centre in approximately 30 minutes.

From Barcelona city centre, take the Barcelona ring road and turn off at the Barcelona-Castelldefels C-31 motorway (which also connects with the Barcelona-Sitges C-32 motorway). From here, turn off at exit 192 to join the airport access road.

Directions to office

At the airport, follow the signs to the General Aviation Terminal. Once inside the GA terminal, follow the signs to the Universal Aviation office, located to the right hand side of the security check point.

Facility contact information

Barcelona-El Prat International Airport
General Aviation Terminal
Prat de Llobregat s/n 08820
Barcelona, Spain

Location FAQ

Hours of operation0001 – 2359
Airport restrictions?None
Noise restrictions?Category III
Slots required?Yes
VIP passenger lounge?Yes
VIP crew lounge?Yes
Air conditioning?Yes
Internet access/Wi-Fi?Yes
Digital newspapersNo
Flight-plan filing?Yes
Prayer room?No
VIP catering?Yes
Oxygen Service Available?Available from third-party

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Contact Information

Contact details for Universal Aviation at LEBL
Contact detailLocation detail
Main office:Barcelona, Spain
Other office(s):Girona (LEGE)
Madrid-Barajas (LEMD)
Locations served:All of Spain
Radio frequency:131.600 MHz
General Manager:Gonzalo Barona Jr.
Phone:+34 93 479 2394
+34 91 393 6890
+34 609 82 0747 (24 hour - emergencies only)
Fax:+34 91 393 6891
Contact us online:E-mail this location
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