Airports in The Lake District
The oldest aviation site in Britain, Blackpool International Airport is a compact, low-key hub, located about 3 miles (5km) from the city of Blackpool on England's north west coast.
A small, quiet airport, Blackpool is mainly used for seasonal charters and low-cost flights to major European holiday destinations such as Alicante, Tenerife, Mallorca and Malaga. Budget-conscious travellers should check out the flight deals available to and from Blackpool International Airport, as often very cheap flights can be found on carriers such as Jet2.com.
There is not a great amount to see and do at Blackpool International Airport, but the facilities are sound and the staff are friendly and attentive. Those who hate long waits and queues will love the efficiency of this small airport.
The airport is located 3 miles (5km) south-east of Blackpool city centre.
Getting to the city
There are various transport options to and from the airport. Car rental companies operate from the airport and there are buses and trams available at the airport entrance. Taxis are available from outside the terminal building and the Squires Gate Railway Station is a five-minute walk from the airport.
GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +44 (0)125 334 3434 or 0844 482 7171.
Blackpool Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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