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Newcastle Airport (NCL)
AddressWoolsington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE13 8BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone0871 882 1121 or 0871 882 1131 (flight information)
Emailenquiries@newcastleinternational.co.uk
Websitewww.newcastleairport.com
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT Greenwich Mean Time: GMT/UTC -0 (GMT/UTC +1 from March 30 to October 26, 2014)
MapNewcastle International Airport
LocationNewcastle International Airport is situated 10 km (6 miles) northwest of Newcastle.
Airport codeNCL
Airport newsA £70 million investment in airport facilities is ongoing until 2016, with projects including the extension of the runway and the construction of a rail link connecting to the mainline network.
Driving directionsThe A1 connects with the A696, which leads directly to Newcastle International Airport. From Newcastle city center, take the A167 northbound and continue along the A696, following signs for the terminal.
Car rentalAlamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, and National are represented at Newcastle International Airport, with desks opposite Domestic Arrivals on the ground floor of the terminal building.
Public transport and taxisBus: Several bus routes run between Newcastle International Airport and Eldon Square Bus Concourse in the city center (travel time: 30 minutes; fare: £2.20), including buses X77, X78, and X79. For more information, contact Traveline (tel: 0871 200 2233; www.travelinenortheast.info).
Taxi: The Airport Taxi Association (tel: (0191) 214 6969; www.airport-taxis.co.uk) operates taxi services from a desk in the terminal building. Taxi fares into the city start at around £45; a discount applies for online reservations. Chauffeured executive cars, MPVs, and luxury coaches are offered by Parkers Execulink (tel: (0333) 666 1777; www.parkersexeculink.com).
Metro: The city's underground Metro system (tel: (0191) 203 3199; www.nexus.org.uk/metro) connects Newcastle International Airport directly with 60 other Metro stations in the Tyne and Wear region, along with mainline rail services at Newcastle Central Station (travel time: 25 minutes; fare: £3.20).
Car parkingBoth long- and short-term parking rates are offered, with a 24-hour courtesy shuttle bus operating between the long-term parking lot and the terminal. The short-term parking lot is immediately opposite the terminal. Direct telephone and online reservation services are available (tel: (0191) 214 4341).
Information and help desksThe information desk, located on the ground floor of the terminal, is open 24 hours a day.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: A bank and ATMs are available. Bureaux de change can be found both pre- and post-security.
Communications: Paid Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the terminal (30 minutes of free access is available to passengers who make a purchase at a number of the airport's cafés and bars). There are also several Internet-linked computer stations in the departure lounge. Public telephones are located throughout Newcastle International Airport.
Food: There are a café, a pub, and a bakery landside. A choice of restaurants and cafés, as well as a wine bar and pub, can be found airside.
Shopping: There is a newsstand and a convenience store before the security area. Shops selling fashion, sportswear, accessories, books and magazines, electronics, and other items are available airside. Duty-free shopping is available for passengers traveling outside the EU; duty-free goods can be pre-ordered online via the airport’s website.
Luggage: Left-luggage (tel: (0191) 214 3382) and lost property (tel: (0191) 214 3367) services are available 24-hours a day. Porters are available to assist with luggage, free of charge.
Other facilities: Among the facilities at Newcastle International Airport are baby-care rooms, children’s play areas, and an entertainment area with children’s rides and video games. Other notable facilities include a travel agent, a pharmacy in Departures, free bicycle parking, and a 24-hour chaplaincy and prayer room.
Conference and business facilitiesThe Servisair Executive Lounge is open to all passengers for a fee, with credit card telephone, fax, and Internet facilities available. There is also a British Airways Lounge equipped with a business center. For conference facilities, contact the nearby Doubletree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport hotel (tel: (01661) 824 266; doubletree3.hilton.com), which offers five meeting rooms with capacity of up to 150 attendees.
Disabled facilitiesAccessible toilets, elevators, and reserved parking spaces are provided for those with disabilities. There are wheelchairs and specialist vehicles within the terminal for access to the aircraft. A TDD phone for hearing-impaired passengers is available on the main concourse opposite the information desk; there is also an induction loop system available in various areas, and a Minicom telephone is available at the information desk. Assistants are on hand to help, and a number of airport staff members are trained in sign language. Those requiring assistance should contact the airport in advance.
Airport hotelsThere are a number of hotels either on site or close to the airport, the closest and newest being the Doubletree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport, which is within walking distance of the terminal. Our Newcastle International Airport guide includes the following hotels:

Britannia Newcastle Airport Hotel
Britannia Newcastle Airport Hotel is within walking distance of the terminal. Free Wi-Fi Internet access is provided in the public areas; there is also meeting/event space and on-site dining.
Woolsington, Ponteland
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
Tel: 0871 221 0191
Web: www.britanniahotels.com

Premier Inn Newcastle Airport
About five minutes' walk from the terminal, the Premier Inn provides budget accommodation and features a restaurant. It also features a meeting room with capacity for up to 25 people.
Prestwick
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
Tel: 0871 527 8796.
Web: www.premierinn.com

Novotel Newcastle Airport
The three-star Novotel Newcastle Airport has 126 rooms and is connected to the terminal (which is five minutes away) by a regular shuttle service. The property offers an indoor pool with a sauna, five meeting rooms, and a restaurant.
Kenton, Ponteland Road
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
Tel: (0284) 345 2800.
Web: www.novotel.com

Doubletree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport
Immediately adjacent to the airport, this hotel has a fully equipped gymnasium, business center, and meeting space. There is an Italian-style restaurant on-site and a buffet breakfast is offered to guests.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Woolsington, United Kingdom
Tel: (01661) 824 266.
Web: doubletree3.hilton.com
Full airport nameNewcastle International Airport
CityNewcastle
State or provinceUnited Kingdom
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