This is a guide to Blackpool Airport. At www.blackpool-airport.info you will find everything you need to know about Blackpool International Airport, or Squires Gate, quickly and in one place.
This is not the official blackpool airport website (which is at www.blackpoolinternational.com), it's an in depth guide to the airport, where everything you need to know is no more than 2 clicks away. Click on any of the links on the left to find the information you need, including Blackpool Airport Parking and Blackpool Airport Hotels.
Blackpool Airport started its life in 1909 - the year French aviator Louis Bleriot made the first crossing of the English Channel. This small but fast growing regional airport has a small range of cheap flights from budget airlines including Ryanair, Monarch & Jet2. Scheduled destinations include Aberdeen, Stansted & Belfast. Holiday charter flights also operate all year round to a range of holiday destinations.
Blackpool Airport is 3 miles (5km) southeast of Blackpool, around 3 miles from junction 4 of the M55. The airport has one terminal, with an arrivals and departures area on one level. It is accessible for the disabled.
There is ample airport parking at Blackpool, with short term and long term parking spaces in a large car park next to the terminal. There no airport hotels as such, but a good range of hotels in Blackpool, less than 3 miles from the airport.
Once inside the terminal, you will find the facilities you would expect at a small regional airport. There is an airport lounge, currency exchange bureau and an ATM. There is a limited eating options, a newsagent shop and a duty free shop.
For those meeting someone at Blackpool airport it couldn't be simpler. Follow the directions to the airport on our 'directions' page and park in the short term airport parking once you reach the airport (short term parking is clearly signposted). Then head for arrivals and check the flight status on the arrivals information boards for when you need to wait by the gate.
If want to know about airport security, the history of Blackpool airport, technical data, or you want to do a spot of plane spotting, we can help you with that too. Just click on the relevant link in the index boxes on the left.
And if you have a stop over at Blackpool airport, have a look at our Blackpool airport lounge and Blackpool airport hotel pages, or you might have a look at the local attractions page, and take in one of the local sights whilst you wait for your connecting flight.
Blackpool Airport contact details
Address: Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2QY
Information: +44 (0)870 027 3777
Arrivals: +44 (0)870 027 3777
Lost property: +44 (0)870 027 3777
Fax: +44 (0)125 334 2483
Selected technical data
Airport Code : BLK
Airport name : Blackpool International Airport
City : Blackpool
Country : United Kingdom
World Area Code: 493
GMT Offset : +0.0