Leeds Bradford International Airport

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Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport terminal.jpg
IATA: LBAICAO: EGCC
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Bridgepoint Capital
Location Yeadon, West Yorkshire
Elevation AMSL 681 ft / 208 m
Coordinates 53°51′57″N 001°39′38″W / 53.86583°N 1.66056°W / 53.86583; -1.66056 (Leeds Bradford International Airport)Coordinates: 53°51′57″N 001°39′38″W / 53.86583°N 1.66056°W / 53.86583; -1.66056 (Leeds Bradford International Airport)
Website www.lbia.co.uk
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,250 7,382 Concrete/Grooved Asphalt
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

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Leeds Bradford International Airport is a large airport in West Yorkshire, England. It is in Yeadon, Leeds and near Bradford. The airport was sold to Bridgepoint Capital in 2007. The airport has flights to many other cities including London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona and Prague. It is widely used for both holiday and business flights. Around 3 million people use the airport every year. The number of passengers is increasing each year.

The airline Jet2.com is based at the airport. In August 2009, Ryanair announced they would open a base at Leeds Bradford Airport. Ryan would increase their routes from 3 to 17 from March 2010.

Statistics[change | edit source]

Number of Passengers[2] Number of Movements[3]
1997 1,254,853 26,123
1998 1,406,948 25,615
1999 1,462,497 26,185
2000 1,585,039 29,263
2001 1,530,227 28,397
2002 1,530,019 28,566
2003 2,017,649 29,397
2004 2,368,604 31,493
2005 2,609,638 35,949
2006 2,792,686 37,251
2007 2,881,539 39,603
2008 2,873,321 37,604
Source: [4]
Terminals

References[change | edit source]

  1. Leeds Bradford - EGNM
  2. 2.0 2.1 UK Airport Statistics: 2008 - annual
  3. Number of Movements represents total air transport takeoffs and landings during that year.
  4. CAA - UK Airport Statistics