Reus Airport is located by the beaches of Costa Daurada, equidistant in relation to the town of Constantí and the city of Reus and approximately 7.5 km from the city of Tarragona, in Catalonia, Spain. The airport receives a large amount of tourist traffic from passengers destined for the beach resorts of Salou and Cambrils as well as for Barcelona, which is approximately 100 km to the northeast. It is also close to one of Europe's largest theme parks, PortAventura World. In addition, passengers travel to the Mountains of Prades, a Mediterranean forest in the comarca of Baix Camp.
The airport was founded in 1935 as a venture by the Aeroclub de Reus. It served as a Republican base during the Spanish Civil War and after the fascist victory served as a Spanish Air Force base. The base was demilitarised in the early 1990s and became a fully civilian airport administered by AENA, the Spanish airports authority.
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