An aerial shot of Newcastle Airport and the Hilton Doubletree Hotel
Airport Code NCL

Seven local authorities (51%)
AMP Capital (49%)

Interim Chief Executive Nick Jones
Location Six miles northwest of Newcastle city centre
Terminals 1
Runway(s) 1 (Category III ILS)
Runway length 2,329 metres
Fire cover

Category 8

Aircraft stands

Passenger apron: 26 / Freight apron: 3

Passenger Figures 4.6m (2015)
Destinations 80 (direct)
Scheduled Airlines Aer Lingus Regional, Air France, bmi regional, British Airways, CityWing, Eastern Airways, easyJet, Emirates, Eurowings, Flybe, Jet2.com, KLM, Ryanair, SAS, Thomson, Thomas Cook, Vueling
Longhaul scheduled routes Dubai (Emirates)
Executive lounges 2 (British Airways, Aspire Lounge)
Economic impact

Newcastle International Airport is the largest airport in the North East. It is a jobs generator, supporting 3,200 jobs on site and a further 4,600 across the region.

The airport serves a catchment area of the North East, South Scotland, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire and contributes £646 million into the regional economy every year.

@NCLairport on Twitter

17 hours ago: We're pleased to be extending our partnership with two of the region's top charities - @NU_Foundation @SAFCFoL ⚽… https://t.co/A7y3CdjzTs

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