Liverpool John Lennon Airport

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (1).jpg
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; -2.84972Coordinates: 53°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.

References[change | change source]

  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.