Newcastle Airport Information (NCL)
Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is a busy airport in the northeast of England, serving in the region of three million passengers and destinations all over Europe. It was originally opened in 1935 and is today the thirteenth-busiest airport in the UK, being served by a slew of major flag carriers and low-cost services.
- Newcastle upon Tyne, Cumbria
- Newcastle International Airport Ltd
- Time Zone
- IATA Code
- ICAO Code
- 055°02'15"N 001°41'30"W
Flights mostly come and go from destinations throughout the UK and the rest of the EU, with the likes of British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair, Monarch, and Air 2000 serving major cities and holiday areas. There is also a long haul destination, with Air Transat coming in from Toronto.
The airport is located in the village of Woolsington (about six miles northwest of the city of Newcastle) and comes with just the one terminal. Passenger facilities at Newcastle International Airport are comprehensive and include ATMs and money changers in both Arrivals and Departures, along with a good variety of shops, caf�s, and restaurants.
There is also left luggage, lost property, a prayer room, postal services, and a children's play area and baby changing rooms. In addition, three business class lounges are available, including the British Airways Lounge, the Cheviot Executive Lounge, and the recent Flybe Executive Lounge. They all come with refreshments and business facilities.
Transfer options to Newcastle and beyond are good, with a metro system, buses, and taxis all available. Buses run to Eldon Square in the city centre every 20 minutes, while the Metro runs to Newcastle Central Station as well as to Gateshead. Taxis are relatively expensive but provide the most convenience.