Glasgow International Airport

Glasgow International Airport

Glasgow International Airport is located 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) west of Glasgow city centre, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew in Renfrewshire, Scotland.


Glasgow Airport is Scotland's principal long-haul gateway, with year-round flights to Canada, the United States and the Gulf. More than eight million passengers use the airport every year, flying to around 90 destinations worldwide.

In 2008 the airport handled 8,178,891 passengers, a 7.0% annual reduction, making it the 2nd busiest in Scotland, and eighth busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It was the first airport in Scotland to handle over one million passengers in one month, in July 2004.

There are plans for expansion of the airport, with passenger numbers expected to reach over 24 million per annum by 2030.

The airport is owned and operated by BAA, which also owns and operates six other UK airports, and is itself owned by an international consortium led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group.

Glasgow International Airport is a hub airport for Loganair, EasyJet and Flyglobespan, and also houses maintenance facilities for British Airways.

The other international airport branded as a Glasgow destination is Glasgow Prestwick Airport, situated 29 mi (47 km) from the city centre, serving mainly low cost airlines.

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Location

Glasgow International Airport Paisley
Renfrewshire PA3 2SW
United Kingdom

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+44 (0)844 481 5555

Glasgow Airport Weather info
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