Newcastle International Airport (NCL)
(Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK)
Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is located 11 km / 7 miles to the north of central Newcastle and close to Dinnington, Prestwick and Woolsington. Serving more than five and a half million passengers a year, airlines at Newcastle Airport fly to many destinations all over the UK and Europe, as well as some transatlantic cities.
The airport comes with just one efficient terminal, which handles all carriers with ease and has an excellent complement of passenger facilities. Currently, the regional Newcastle Airport is amongst the fastest growing of its kind in the whole of the UK and ranks as Britain's tenth-biggest. Its annual passenger figures are predicted to soon exceed seven million.
Close to both the A1 and the A696, transfer services to Newcastle and beyond are very good, and include airport buses to Eldon Square Bus Concourse in the city centre, which depart every 20 minutes during peak times and also run on Sundays. In addition, Newcastle's Metro system connects the airport with Newcastle Central Station and Gateshead, with services running every seven minutes during the day. Taxis are readily available from outside of the terminal exit at Newcastle International Airport (NCL) and operated by the Airport Taxis service.
About Newcastle Tourism
Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a strong local identity and is the largest city in the north-east of England. The city straddles the hugely important River Tyne, which was originally bridged by the Romans and today includes no less than six bridges, including the Swing Bridge and the Tyne Bridge.
Many visitors flying into Newcastle Airport (NCL) head to the nearby Metro Centre in Gateshead. The Metro Centre is the largest shopping complex in the country and attracts people from all over Europe. In addition, South Shields and Whitley Bay lie on the coast and are busy tourist centres, while Newcastle's nightlife is nothing short of legendary.
Newcastle International Airport (NCL):|
|Address: Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE13 8BZ, England, UK|
|Airport Code: NCL
Tel: +44 870 122 1488
Fax: 44 191 271 6080