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Airports in Leeds

Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)

Overview

Serving Yorkshire and the surrounding areas, Leeds Bradford International Airport hosts many flights to holiday resorts in Greece and Spain offered by discount airlines. The airport is located seven miles (11km) northwest of Leeds.

Leeds Bradford International Airport has an unfortunate reputation for congestion and chaos. Visitor frustration has prompted officials to plan major renovations for the facility, which will allow it to handle more than five million passengers per year by 2016 (up from its current load of 2.7 million). The airport is also prone to difficult weather conditions, meaning flights are often delayed or re-routed.

Despite these drawbacks, Leeds Bradford International Airport has some nice facilities for passengers, including good duty-free shops and a selection of restaurants in the Food Village.

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (14km) northwest of Leeds.

Getting to the city

The MetroConnect bus services run every 30 minutes from the airport to Leeds and Bradford city centre bus and rail stations, calling at all metro stops along the way. Trains are available to and from Leeds City Rail Station, from where connections can be made to all parts of the UK. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)113 250 9696.

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Leeds Bradford Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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