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Isle of Man Airport

Isle of Man Airport - also known as Ronaldsway Airport and Purt Aer Vannin in the Manx language. (IOM)


Isle of Man airport is owned by the Isle of Man Government and is the only airport on the island. Located near Castletown in the south, the small but modern single-terminal facility is open from 6:15am to 8:45pm between Monday and Saturday, and from 7am to 8:45pm on Sunday. It has air links with many major airports in the UK, Channel Islands, Ireland and further afield.


The airport is located nine miles (14km) southwest of the Island's capital, Douglas.

Getting to the city

Buses are the only public transport option from the airport, with Routes 1, 1A and 2 calling at Douglas, Santon, Ballasalla, Castletown and Port Erin during the day from Monday to Saturday. Buses 10, 11, 11A, 12 and 12A follow this route on Sundays and during evenings and early mornings. Route 8 runs Monday through Saturday from the airport to Peel and other intermediate destinations. Travel time is around 25 minutes to Douglas, 30 minutes to Peel, and 7 to 8 minutes to Castletown.


GMT +1


+44 1624 821 600

Car rental

Avis, Hertz, Firefly, Keddy and Europcar have offices at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Passengers can find taxis immediately outside the terminal building.


Isle of Man Airport has an ATM in the main terminal entrance area (the nearby towns of Castletown and Ballasalla offer full banking facilities), shops selling souvenirs and news agents that stock books, magazines and newspapers. Travellers will find a self-service restaurant on the first floor of the terminal and a bar and café in the departures lounge. The airport also has baby-changing rooms, and good facilities for travellers with reduced mobility.



Flights to Isle of Man Airport are available via Loganair, Aer Lingus, Eastern Airways, Flybe, easyJet, and British Airways.


Free wifi is available in the Departures Lounge and Buffet Areas.

Business Lounges

A small business centre offers services such as photocopying and fax. The airport also has a small meeting room that can be booked out in advance. Anyone in need of more extensive meeting and conference facilities can find them at the main Douglas hotels.

Isle of Man Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.