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Isle of Man Airport, Isle of Man
The Isle of Man Airport (IATA: IOM) is a minor international airport located about 11 km (7 miles) southwest of Douglas, the island’s capital. The Isle of Man is a self-governing territory associated but not part of the UK. However, it is part of the Common Travel Area, meaning there are no passport checks when entering the Isle of Man from the UK or Republic of Ireland and vice versa. The Isle of Man Airport is a medium size airport comprising of a single passenger terminal for arrivals and departures. The airport handled 798,000 passengers in 2017 travelling mainly within destinations in the Common Travel Area. Ground transport from the airport includes buses, taxis and car rentals.
Airlines & Flights
Airlines operating at Isle of Man Airport include Flybe, EasyJet, Loganair, British Airways and Aer Lingus. Flybe operates scheduled flights connecting the airport with the cities of Belfast, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester. The airline also operates seasonal flights between Geneva in Switzerland. EasyJet operates flights connecting the airport with Bristol, Liverpool and London. Loganair operates flights between Edinburgh, British Airways between London and Aer Lingus Regional between Dublin.
Free Wi-Fi access is available in the airport’s departure lounge and dining area. There is an ATM in the arrivals area that dispenses the Manx pound – the Manx pound is at par value with the UK pound and you can use both currencies on the Isle of Man. Cafe Oasis is a self service restaurant located before security and Costa Coffee is located in the departure lounge. At WHSmith you can purchase magazines, newspapers, confectionery, snacks and drinks. Other facilities include baby changing facility and a premium lounge for those who wish to relax before their flight.
There are buses departing from the Isle of Man Airport to destinations that include Douglas, Santon, Ballasalla, Castletown, Foxdale, Peel and Port Erin. There is a taxi rank immediately outside the terminal building and most destinations have fixed tariff charges. Car rental companies at Isle of Man Airport include Athol Car Hire, Isle of Man Rent A Car (agent for Europcar, Hertz, National and Thrifty) and Mylchreests Car Rental (agent for Avis). You can find their customer desks in the arrivals area.