Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Coordinates: 53°20′01″N 002°50′59″W / 53.33361°N 2.84972°W / 53.33361; -2.84972
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport
OwnerPeel Airports
OperatorLiverpool Airport Ltd.[1]
LocationSpeke, Liverpool
Elevation AMSL81 ft / 25 m
Coordinates53°20′01″N 002°50′59″W / 53.33361°N 2.84972°W / 53.33361; -2.84972
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,285 7,497 Asphalt
Sources: UK Aeronautical Information Publication at NATS
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international airport in Liverpool, England. It is located by the River Mersey. There are around 5 million passengers each year. It opened in 1930, making it the oldest commercial airport outside London. In 1966 a longer runway suitable for jet airplanes opened and in 1986 a new terminal building opened and the old terminal building eventually became a hotel currently the Crowne Plaza Liverpool Airport Hotel. In 2001 Liverpool Airport was renamed Liverpool John Lennon Airport after John Lennon of The Beatles. In 2006 a railway station Liverpool South Parkway opened to carry passengers to and from the airport.

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  1. "LIVERPOOL AIRPORT LIMITED - Overview (free company information from Companies House)".
  2. "Aircraft and passenger traffic data from UK airports". UK Civil Aviation Authority. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018.