Roles at the Airport


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Our mission is to be the best airport, and we are always looking for people with the drive and passion to help us achieve our goal. Be the first to hear about new vacancies by registering for email alerts. Interested? Click here

Over 16 teams work tirelessly to keep your airport running smoothly 24/7, 365 days a year, with roles varying from: 

Air Traffic Control

Our Air Traffic Control team manage all Aircraft movement which involves clearing Aircraft for land or take off whether that is one of the daily Emirates 777 or one of the many private one-seater planes that use our facilities.

Samson Executive Jet Centre

The team at Samson Executive Jet Centre offers first-class service. They are responsible for overseeing the smooth turnaround of aircraft and ensuring that VIPs and business executives are processed efficiently.

Airside Operations

Our Airside Operations team works around the clock to ensure the safe running of your Airport. They monitor our ground handling business partners and the taxiing of Aircraft. They also manage the runway, ensuring it is clear of debris whilst sensitively managing wildlife on the estate and work closely with our Firefighters. 


Security Officers are an integral part of our Airport. They ensure that the aerodrome is safe and secure in line with the requirements specified by the Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority.

Cleaning Services

Our Cleaning Services team work 24/7 to ensure that your Airport is clean and tidy for the 5.3 million passengers that travelled through the Airport in 2017.


Our commercial team develops and manages our relationships with our business partners on-site, including World Duty-Free, retail concessions, hospitality outlets, car parking and the Aspire Lounge.

Aviation Development

Our Aviation Development team works closely with our Airline and Travel partners to develop the Newcastle International Airport brand and ensure that we attract and secure the top destination routes from your Airport. 

Other Teams

We have a number other departments at your Airport which collectively work together to ensure the smooth running of the operation. These include:

  • Engineering
  • Motor Transport
  • Finance
  • HR
  • IT
  • Marketing and Corporate Affairs
  • Planning and Sustainability
  • Business Support

Interested? To find out more and apply for our current roles, click here.


Did you know? Our business partners also have many roles within our Airport, including check-in operators, hospitality and retail outlets, ground handling teams, car hire services and many more. To find out more, click here.

Important Information

You must be able to satisfy requirements to obtain a full security clearance, which includes five years’ satisfactory references criminal records and counter-terrorism checks, depending on the role. You are also required to undertake medical screening, which may include a drug test prior to starting your new role.

Newcastle International Airport always conducts its own pre-employment screening which does not come at a cost to the applicant. Please do not make any payment or send copies of your ID to any organisation that states that it is working on behalf of Newcastle International Airport, as this may be an online scam.