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UK Airport Guide

information on UK airportsWe provide in depth coverage and information on the 30 main UK Airports including routes and timetables for buses and trains, taxis, driving directions, airport shops, bars and restaurants, long and short stay and disabled parking facilities, airport telephone numbers, UK Weather and live flight arrivals & departures.

We provide the latest information on what you can take on board the plane as hand luggage. This is a European wide arrangement.

You can also find details on your duty free allowances from EU and Non EU Countries

You can research the airlines for your choice of UK flights, check the UK Weather and work out how to get from your Airport in UK and on to your destination with the minimum of hassle

UK Airport Information

Easyjet planeFlying short haul to various destinations in Europe is easy and cheap and budget airline companies like Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe and Monarch have made travelling overseas accessible to many more people over the last 10 years.

All the airports we have listed offer flights to Europe BUT the main long haul flights tend to be dominated by the big three airports . . . .London Heathrow, London Gatwick & Manchester. Visit our guide to UK flights for more detailed information on each airport and which destinations they fly to.

The one exception to the rule is the USA and you can fly to States from 9 different UK Airports (see below) BUT many smaller Airports are starting to open up to longer haul flights. For example you can now fly direct to Dubai from Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow!

If you want to hire a car when you arrive in the UK you can obtain a competitive online quote by clicking on the link. Or we also provide information on which hire car companies are based at your arrival airport.

Flying to the UK from the USA

 

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It is natural to plan a visit to the UK that starts in London with Heathrow as its entry point.

If you are flying Transatlantic then over nine airports across the UK now have regular scheduled flights to American destinations. Some fly to just a few North American cities, but others offers direct or connecting flights to the East and West Coasts and Midwestern destinations across the USA and Canada.

You might pick up a bargain by searching for flights to alternative airports. If your final destination is outside London, you can save travel and hotel costs as well as time. So check out the UK airports that support transatlantic flights.

London has five airports with four (Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted) supporting transatlantic flights and London City serving destinations in Europe, the UK and Ireland.

The other main UK airports are:Manchester which is the gateway to the North and Northwest of England serving 16 North American air travel hubs.

Glasgow International is Scotland's main international airport serves East and West Coast destinations in North America.

Edinburgh operates flights to New York, Toronto and Atlanta

Birmingham flys to Newark, Boston or Toronto and offers access to the Midlands and Mid Wales and good onward connections to the rest of the UK and Europe.

Bristol is the gateway to England's West Country and South Wales,and operates flights to New York and Orlando.


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