Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport is a regional airport centrally located in the heart of County Kerry in the spectacular southwest of Ireland. The size of Kerry Airport allows passengers quick and easy access to all its facilities in all areas. Within 20 minutes of arriving at Kerry Airport, passengers can expect to have collected their luggage, hired their car or boarded their bus and be in a position to leave the airport.


Kerry Airport is committed to accommodating the requirements, and needs, of any passenger with reduced mobility, or those who require special assistance.

Kerry Airport plc was incorporated as a public limited company in July 1968 with its main object of building and managing an airport at Farranfore. Various share capital fund raising programmes were undertaken and together with grant assistance from various statutory bodies over the years, the airport has developed from a runway of 1,090m x 23m commissioned in 1969 to a runway of 1239m x 30m commissioned in 1989 and a new runway 2,000m x 45m was opened in May 1994.On 25/8/69 the first aircraft to land at Kerry was piloted by Capt. Milo Carr of the Dept. of Transport and Power. For a number of years the only aircraft using the aerodrome were light private aircraft and the occasional charter or cargo flight and also extensive parachuting took place. The first scheduled service was inaugurated in July 1979 using an Islander aircraft operated by Aer Arann.

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Location

Kerry Airport Farranfore, Killarney
Kerry
Ireland

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+353 (0) 66 9764644
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Shannon Airport Weather info
Broken clouds, light rain

Location of this weather station:
71.4 km Northeast

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