Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Glasgow International Airport


Related Topics

In the News (Tue 20 Aug 19)

  
  Glasgow International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF), located in Renfrewshire, 8 miles (13 km) west of Glasgow, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew, is currently the busiest airport in Scotland, and seventh busiest in the UK in terms of annual passenger throughput [2].
Glasgow International Airport is hampered against future growth by its location, which is constrained by the M8 motorway to the south, the town of Renfrew to the east and the River Clyde to the north.
Glasgow is also the main bases for Flyglobespan though this carrier does not have major facilities on the airfield.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glasgow_International_Airport   (1915 words)

  
 Glasgow Prestwick International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is situated north of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire, Scotland.
The airport began life around 1934 — primarily as a training airfield — with a hangar, offices and control tower being in place by the end of 1935.
Prestwick Airport is also famous because it is the only piece of United Kingdom territory that Elvis Presley set foot on, when his US Army transport plane stopped to refuel in 1960, whilst en route from Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glasgow_Prestwick_International_Airport   (2191 words)

  
 Glasgow Airport Hotels- Hotels near Glasgow International Airport
In 1975, the BAA took ownership of Glasgow Airport, and when BAA was privatised in the late 1980s, it had a serious cull of its airport portfolio.
Glasgow is hampered against future growth by its location, which is hampered by the M8 motorway to the south, the town of Renfrew to the east, and the River Clyde to the north.
Prestwick Airport is also stronger as it has a direct railway service straight to the terminal from Glasgow city centre, which ironically passes through Paisley Gilmour Street Railway Station, the place where passengers have to change to a connecting bus to get to Glasgow Airport.
www.destinationhotelguide.com /glasgow_airport_hotels.html   (526 words)

  
 Glasgow Airport Guide
This is not the 'official' glasgow airport website (which is at www.baa.com), it's an in depth guide to the airport, where everything you need to know is no more than 2 clicks away.
Glasgow Airport is a medium-sized international passenger airport located in Renfrewshire, just north of the M8 motorway at junction 28, 8 miles to the west of Glasgow city centre.
The airport has two runways and one main passenger terminal, with arrivals is on the ground floor and departures on the first floor, plus a smaller second terminal (T2), with check in facilities and gates for a number of budget and charter airlines.
www.glasgow-airport-uk.info   (531 words)

  
 Taxiway Alpha - Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow International airport is scotlands busiest airport, with 8.1 million passengers passing through the airport in 2003.
Glasgow International is scotlands number one charter airport, with most of the UK's major charter airlines basing aircraft at Glasgow International over the summer months.
Glasgow International is scotlands most important long-haul airport, with a number of flights to North America and the middle east.
www.taxiwayalpha.com /airports/glasgowint   (159 words)

  
 Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick Aiprport is situated on the west coast of Scotland, just to the north of Ayr, some 30 miles from Glasgow and 70 miles from Edinburgh.
The principal access from the central belt is via the M77/A77 from Glasgow and the A71/A77 from Edinburgh, diverting onto the A79 for the access road to the airport itself.
Glasgow is a 30-minute drive from the airport while the average journey from Edinburgh takes around 90 minutes..
www.visitscotland.com /library/prestwickairport   (391 words)

  
 Glasgow International Airport Information - Departures, Arrivals - Cheap Flights
Glasgow Airport is the busiest of Scotland's three international airports.
Glasgow Airport’s Check-In area is situated in the centre of the ground floor concourse, in front of entrances 2,3 and 4, there are currently 38 Check In desks.
Glasgow Airport opening times are generally between 05:00 to 22:30, although the terminal is kept open to receive late inbound flights.
www.kasbah.com /airports/glasgow-international.htm   (643 words)

  
 Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in the Glasgow International airport
I work at this airport and for information the alarms are tested every Wednesday around midnight and for a short period on Thursday at midnight.
Glasgow airport was a great place to spend a night — long padded benches, mercifully armrest-free, not too many people around, and the staff didn’t bat an eye.
I maybe suggest that you clarify which ones are glasgow international and glasgow prestwick, I see you have one listed as just glasgow but the writer mentions the airport is right outside of prestwick city center.
www.sleepinginairports.net /europe/glasgow_intl.htm   (999 words)

  
 Glasgow Airport Parking UK
The airport is located 13km (eight miles) to the west of the city centre.
Glasgow International is Scotland’s busiest airport and the fourth busiest in the UK, with some seven million passengers per year, flying to 40 scheduled and 50 charter destinations.
Glasgow airport hotel the night before your departure then you can expect to be far more relaxed and not have to go through the hassle of travelling long distances to the airport on the first day of your holiday.
www.glasgow-airport-parking-uk.co.uk   (537 words)

  
 Infratil Assets - Introduction to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is located on the Ayrshire coast in Western Scotland, 35 minutes by road from Glasgow.
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport operates from a large site (340 hectares), with no curfew, a benign climate (minimal fog), two runways, one of which is very long allowing unrestricted operation (including full range B747s), and good road/rail connections to Scotland and England;
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport's business is spread across a range of aeronautical functions, passenger services, freight, defence, and ground facilities, with less exposure to aeronautical income from passenger airlines than at most other airports;
www.infratil.com /glasgow_international_prestwick_airport.htm   (302 words)

  
 Glasgow Airport - Review - Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow International Airport is the largest airport in Scotland, and the gateway for transatlantic scheduled flights.
At the moment, there is no rail service to Glasgow Airport (although the Scottish Executive and SPT plan to rectify this in the next decade), and so rail passengers must alight at Paisley Gilmour Street station and take a courtesy bus.
These are not allowed to stop at the airport taxi rank, so, when leaving the airport, you must cross the lane of traffic for drop-off, and wait on the traffic island.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /airports/glasgow-airport/378951   (1428 words)

  
 FlyGlasgowDirect.co.uk - Glasgow International Airport Information
Glasgow Airport handles over 8.8 million passengers a year and is set to continue growing with many great new airlines and destinations coming on stream.
Glasgow Airport is Scotland's busiest airport, with over 8.8 million passengers a year passing through the airport.
Glasgow Airport is Scotland's principal transatlantic gateway, with direct flights to New York, Sanford Florida, Philadelphia, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Halifax, Las Vegas, Mexico and the Caribbean.
www.flyglasgowdirect.co.uk   (453 words)

  
 Glasgow International Airport Parking | World Parking
Glasgow International Airport is Scotland's principal air hub, offering flights to over 80 destinations (including direct trans-Atlantic services) and handling almost eight million passengers each year.
Further information is available from the airport information desk on the first floor, adjacent to the UK arrivals/departures area.
The airport is a 20-minute drive from the city centre via Junction 28 of the M8 motorway.
www.worldparking.co.uk /uk-airports/glasgow-international.php   (297 words)

  
 Flights to Glasgow, A Guide to flights, flying and airfares to Glasgow from Auto Europe
Glasgow by Bus- Glasgow Airport is served by the Citylink and Fairline bus service to Glasgow city center daily.
Glasgow by Train- Daily train service to Glasgow Central Station is available from Paisley Gilmour Street Station which is approximately 2 miles from Glasgow Airport and can be easily reached by bus or taxi.
Glasgow by Bus- Glasgow Airport is served by the Stagecoach Western express bus service to Glasgow city center daily.
www.autoeurope.com /guides/United_Kingdom/Glasgow-airports.cfm   (446 words)

  
 glasgow guide to tourists bars, restaurants, hotels and travel - www.glasgowlife.com
Glasgow is served by two airports - Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick.
It is the fourth busiest airport in the United Kingdom and handles 6.7 million passengers per year.
A taxi from the airport will cost you more, from £20 depending on the area of the city you are travelling to.
www.glasgowlife.com /travel_air.htm   (544 words)

  
 Glasgow Guide: Glasgow Info: Glasgow Prestwick International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is a facility situated north of the town of Prestwick in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Prestwick Airport is also famous because it is the only piece of British territory that Elvis Presley set foot on, when his US Army transport plane stopped to refuel in 1960, whilst en route from Germany.
On 6th July 2005, Prestwick Airport became the entry point into Scotland for the world's most powerful leaders on the eve of the G8 Summit which was being held in Gleneagles.
www.glasgowguide.co.uk /info-airports_prestwick.html   (1154 words)

  
 UK GLasgow International airport parking discount services - Hotels - Lounges - Maps - Direction - Train - Bus - Taxi - ...
Select the airport parking offer that suits you best and enter your car details, these are always required for security on site, to ensure we know where your car is at all times.
Parking at or near the airport whilst on a business or holiday trip is one of those late costs incurred may come as a bit of a surprise.
Off airport parking is cheaper than directly on or very near the terminals, just drive in, hand over the keys and a shuttle will whisk you to and from the terminal.
www.departures-arrivals.com /glasgow-airport-parking.htm   (542 words)

  
 Glasgow travel guide - Wikitravel
Glasgow [1] is the largest city in Scotland, with a population of about 620,000 in the city itself, or over 1.8 million if the surrounding towns of the Clydeside conurbation are taken into account.
Glasgow International Airport [2] (GLA) is the main airport for domestic and European flights and a few transatlantic routes along with a daily flight to Dubai.
Most of Glasgow is built in the salmon colored sandstone that is the trademark of the city and which positively glows on a bright day; none of Aberdeen's dour granite here.
wikitravel.org /en/Glasgow   (7056 words)

  
 Glasgow Airport Rail Link :: overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The original proposal to create a Glasgow Airport Rail Link was part of a paper presented to the former Strathclyde Regional Council in 1990 and later to their public consultation exercise "Travelling in Strathclyde".
The Airport Loop was the first published design solution to identify the possibility of connecting Glasgow International Airport to the City by linking to the heavy rail network at Paisley St. James Station.
Glasgow International Airport is predicted to become busier and there has been no stick or carrot used to diminish growing car use.
www.glasgowraillink.co.uk /overview.htm   (466 words)

  
 South Ayrshire Council - South Ayrshire Local Plan - Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (GPIA) is situated to the north of Prestwick in an area widely regarded as being an excellent location for such a use in that it is not densely populated, and comprises relatively flat land.
NOTE 2 It is considered by the Council that not all airport related industry has to be located in close proximity to the airport and an element of flexibility may be expected from potential developers/operators.
The operational activities of airports are recognised to represent issues of public safety, with a number of legal requirements and guidelines currently in force to ensure a common sense approach is followed for development proposals in proximity to the airport and flight paths.
www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk /LocalPlan/airport.htm   (820 words)

  
 Glasgow Prestwick International Airport guide, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Glasgow’s only international airport handles 600,000 passengers per year coming from mainly European destinations with further a field flights from North America and the West Indies.
It is a relatively quite airport by international standards but serves most of Scotland with European flights.
It is ultra-modern and spacious in design and has all the hallmarks of an international airport.
www.121airports.com /glasgowprestwickinternationalairport.htm   (403 words)

  
 Glasgow Guide: Glasgow Info: Glasgow International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Currently, the airport is easily accessed by road due to the adjoining M8 motorway and is served by a frequent dedicated express bus from the city centre.
The airport is home to Scottish regional airline Loganair, a British Airways franchise operator, who have hangar facilities as well as their head office located on site.
Glasgow is also the main base for Flyglobespan and Air Scotland, though these carriers do not have major facilities on the airfield.
www.glasgowguide.co.uk /info-airports.html   (911 words)

  
 Glasgow airport parking
Glasgow International Airport, also known as 'Glasgow Abbotsinch International Airport' is located approximately 8 miles west of Glasgow, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew.
It is the largest international airport in Scotland and also Scotland's largest city.
Glasgow Airport features a great many shops to choose from including Accessorize, Best Of The Best, The Body Shop, Dixons, Dorothy Perkins, Dixons, Jenners, and World Duty Free.
www.airportparkingexpress.co.uk /glasgow.htm   (141 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.