9 km southwest of Alicante is Alicante Airport. It is the sixth largest airport of Spain based on the number of travelers. This is Valencia's main airport. Nearly 8 percent of the flights are international. Alicante Airport handled 9,913,764 passengers, 75.572 flight operations and 3,011 tons of cargo. TellusCar started with car hire at Alicante Airport, many years ago.