BLK - Blackpool Airport
|Blackpool International Airport
Squires Gate Lane
Blackpool, FY4 2QY
|Telephone: +44 (871 855 6868|
|Airport Code: BLK|
Blackpool International Airport offers passengers a congestion-free alternative to air travel in the North West. It is conveniently located at the end of the M55 which links up with the M6, and onwards to the M61, M65 and beyond. Heading into Blackpool, the airport is just minutes from the town centre and the resort's extensive range of hotels and tourist attractions.
A £2m refurbishment of the passenger terminal in 2006 means that Blackpool Airport now has the capacity to handle two million passengers a year, with 14 new check-in desks and extra baggage reclaim facilities. You can now fly to over 25 European destinations from here,.
The introduction of the Airport Development Fee (ADF) at Blackpool International is to supplement continued investment at the airport and to improve passenger facilities and offer them a wider choice of destinations.
All adult passengers (16 years and over), departing from Blackpool International will be required to purchase a £10 ADF ticket from the pay machines which are located at the rear of check-in. Please ensure that you have obtained your ADF tickets before proceeding through to departures
Blackpool Airport Car Hire
Avis Car Hire - Europcar Car Hire and Hertz Car Hire are based at the airport, just outside the terminal doors in the pay to park car park. It is preferable to book a hire car in advance so that you do not have to spend time filling in paperwork when you arrive.
Check our guide to Blackpool Airport Car Hire for other local car hire companies including executive transfers and limousine hire.
Blackpool Airport Transfers
.You can get to and from Blackpool Airport by a variety of methods including Private Blackpool Airport Transfers. With a Private Transfer you would be met in the arrivals hall by your own driver who will then take you on to your chosen destination.
Blackpool Airport Arrivals
Visit our Blackpool Airport Arrivals for live flight information on international arrivals.
Blackpool Airport Departures
Visit our Blackpool Airport Departures for live flight information on international departures.
Blackpool Airport Flights
You can catch both scheduled and charter flights from Blackpool Airport. Check out our Blackpool Airport flights for details on airlines and holiday companies, where they fly to and their contact numbers.
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Blackpool Airport Taxis
There is a taxi rank immediately outside the arrivals exit.You can find out more information on Blackpool Airport Taxis here
Blackpool Airport Buses
There is a good bus service from Squires Gate Lane (where the airport is located). These are bus numbers 7 and 11. These will take you into Blackpool town centre. You can also take a tram, which runs along the promenade.
National Express Coaches operate a service from the airport to all other regions of the UK.
For information and timetables telephone 0044 (0)870 608 2608
To find out more details on Blackpool Airport Buses click on the link.
Blackpool Airport Trains
Squires Gate Lane Railway Station is a 10 minute walk from the airport. From here there is an hourly train to Preston Railway Station. The train operates approximately 53 minutes past the hour (ten to). From Preston you can make connections for your onward journey. Regular trains also run direct to Preston from Blackpool North stations.
Visit our guide to Blackpool Airport Trains for more information on routes and timetables.
Blackpool Airport Parking
There are three parking options at the airport : One short stay car park, which is ideal for parking up to 24 hours and picking up passengers. It is immediately in front of the terminal building. The first 15 minutes are free so it is ideal if you want to drop someone off.
The two long stay car parks which are also within easy walking distance of the terminal building. Our guide to Car Parking at Blackpoolgives you full details and parking tariffs
Blackpool Airport Shops
Shops at Blackpool Airport sell duty free goods and there is a newsagents for you to purchase something to read on your journey. Click here to find out more about Blackpool Airport shops.
Blackpool Airport Bars and Restaurants
Read our guide to bars and restaurants at Blackpoolfor full details on where you can get something to eat and drink in the arrivals and departures areas.
Blackpool Airport Passenger Services Information
Read our Blackpool Airport passenger services information for details on disabled facilities, internet access, pet travel and where you can change your money at Blackpool Airport.
Blackpool Airport Lost Luggage & Left Luggage Storage
For lost property and luggage storage contact the Information Desk
If you have mislaid your luggage within the terminal building then contact the Information Desk. If your luggage has not appeared on the belt in the baggage reclaims hall (arrivals), then you will need to contact the airline you have been travelling with. Contact details of all airlines are on the Blackpool Airport flights section of this website.
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