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Cornwall Airport Newquay, England
Cornwall Airport Newquay (IATA: NQY), also referred as Newquay Airport, is about 8 km (5 miles) northeast from the coastal town of Newquay in South West England. It’s a small international airport and handled around 460,000 passengers in 2017. Newquay Airport has one runway and a single passenger terminal for arrivals and departures. Newquay is a popular holiday destination well known for its long stretches of sandy beaches and plenty of holiday accommodations. Furthermore, the town is the surf capital and the centre of the surf industry in the UK with its surf stores and board manufacturers. Ground transport from the airport includes local buses, shuttle buses, taxis and car rentals.
Airlines & Flights
Airlines operating at Newquay Airport include Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Flybe, Isles of Scilly Skybus and Ryanair. Destinations on scheduled flights include Dublin, Leeds/Bradford, London (Gatwick Airport), Manchester and St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly. Destinations in the UK and Europe on seasonal flights include Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Cork, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London (Stansted Airport) and Newcastle upon Tyne. The busiest route is London followed by Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Alicante and St Mary’s.
Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the terminal building. If you need money, there are ATMs located in the terminal. Coffee Republics has two outlets at the airport, one located in the main terminal (before security) and the other in the departure lounge (after security). Coffee Republics has a nice selection of sandwiches, baguettes and pastries as well as hot drinks. There is a shop in the departure lounge selling mainly local foods and souvenirs. There is a premium lounge for travellers wishing to relax before their flight.
First Kernow operates a bus service travelling between Newquay and Padstow with stops that include Newquay Airport. The bus stop is located between the terminal and west car park at the airport. There is also a shuttle bus service from the airport to Newquay’s town centre but only available during peak times. Coastline Travel Cornwall is the airport’s official taxi provider and bookings made at the company’s service desk located in the arrivals hall. Car rental companies at the airport include Europcar and Hertz.