Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Newcastle Airport Car Hire

Newcastle Airport Car HireNewcastle Airport (IATA code NCL) is situated at Woolsington in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Though in Newcastle, the airport itself is actually owned by seven local authorities (51%) and Copenhagen Airport (49%).

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Wikipedia has some interesting facts about Newcastle Airport:
The 1960s saw tremendous growth in passenger numbers at the Airport. This was mainly due to British people taking foreign holidays to places such as Spain instead of holidaying within the UK. A new runway was built, along with an apron and a new air traffic control tower. These new additions were opened by the then-Prime Minister, Harold Wilson. In the 1970s, with passenger figures approaching one million per year, the Airport status was changed to Category B, making it a regional international airport.

In October 2007 a new Air Traffic Control Tower was completed at a cost of £8.2 million, situated on the north side of the airfield. The Airport recently published a Master Plan that sets out development proposals for the airport until 2016. In the near term, these include building a multi-storey car park to replace the current short-stay parking, a new 187-bedroom on-site hotel (currently under construction) and the expansion of the freight facilities on the south side of the airport. Feasibility studies are being carried out to evaluate the longer-term proposals that include extending the runway at its eastmost end and building a heavy rail link to connect the airport with the National Rail network.
Airlines using Newcastle Airport include:
  • Air France operated by Brit Air
  • Air Southwest
  • Air Transat
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Cimber Sterling
  • Eastern Airways
  • Manx2
  • EasyJet
  • Emirates
  • Flybe
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings
  • Ryanair
  • Thomson Airways
  • Wider√łe

Video: The first Emirates Airbus A330-200 landing at Newcastle Airport


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