Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)
Full Airport Name
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool L24 1YD, England, UK
0870 129 8484 or 0906 108 8484 (flight information)
Via the airport's website
Number of Terminals
GMT (GMT + 1 from aftermost Sunday in March to aftermost Sunday in October)
The airport is amid 13km (8 miles) to the southeast of Liverpool.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport has submitted a planning appliance to assemble a 150 bedchamber three brilliant auberge and an 869 amplitude multistorey car esplanade adjoining to the terminal building. The achievement is that the £22.5m development could be completed in 2008, the year back Liverpool is European Capital of Culture.
From arctic and northeast, booty the M6 southbound to alliance 21A with M62. Chase M62 West to alliance 6 assimilate the A5300 to the A561 and chase signs to the airport, which is anchored off Speke Anteroom Avenue. Coming from the south or east, arch arctic on the M6 to alliance 20 with M56. Chase M56 to alliance 12 assimilate the A557/A562 bifold carriageway via Runcorn Bridge to absorb with A561. Cartage travelling from Wirral may acquisition it added acceptable at aiguille times to use the M53 and again the M56 (as instructions from the south/east) rather than a avenue through the burghal centre of Liverpool via the Mersey Tunnels. Cartage travelling from Arctic Wales should accompany the A55 to affix with the M56 eastbound, and again chase instructions as from the east.
There are two abiding and one concise parking lot at the airport, all of them calmly amid abutting to the terminal building. There is a distinctively appointed breadth of disabled parking accolade anon adjoining to the capital terminal building.
Car appoint companies currently operating board Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and National.
Rail: Bus 80A and 86A articulation Liverpool South Parkway alternation base and the airport with three-four departures per hour, while the 81A bus links Hillfoot Avenue (Hunts Cross alternation station) and the airport alert every hour during the day.
Road: Bus: The airport is able-bodied served by buses activity to Liverpool burghal centre. The Airlink 500 stops at Norton Street Drillmaster Base (for National Express connections) and Lime Street Base (for local, bounded and mainline abuse connections). Bounded bus routes N86, 86A, 80A and 82A additionally run amid the airport and the burghal centre. Services are common throughout the day. Airlink 700 and the alternate Terravision drillmaster account go from the airport to Manchester burghal centre.
Taxi: A auto rank is amid anon alfresco the admission to the airport terminal. Pre-booked clandestine appoint cartage aces up and bead off in the abbreviate break car park. The adventure into Liverpool burghal centre is 12km (7.5 miles) and takes about 20 minutes.
Information and Advice Desks
The advice board is anchored in the centre of the terminal on the arena level. A day-tripper advice centre is amid abutting to the advice desk.
Money and communications: There are bristles bill barter shops amid throughout the terminal. Internet admission is additionally available.
Eating and drinking: The Aintree Food Village is amid on akin 3 afore aegis ascendancy and offers afresh fabricated sandwiches, salads and wraps, afresh broiled muffins, cakes and pastries and hot drinks, snacks, smoothies and afresh awkward orange juice. Burger King and a coffee bar can additionally be begin on akin 3 afore aegis control. Two confined action beers, wines, booze and bendable drinks, while a sandwich bar offers a alternative of afresh fabricated sandwiches and gourmet Italian buzz coffee in the arrivals area. A Starbucks is additionally available.
Shopping: There are affluence of shops at the airport, including a duty-free boutique affairs alcohol, cigarettes, perfume, cosmetics and abundant added as able-bodied as shops affairs sunglasses, jewellery, allowance items, appearance clothing, shoes and accessories. A gift boutique offers a advanced ambit of Liverpool mementos including items from the city's two big football clubs. In addition, there are two Boots outlets, a grocery store, a accessibility abundance and a boutique affairs newspapers, magazines, books, biking items.
Luggage: Left baggage accessories (tel: 0870 129 8484, columnist advantage 3) are attainable at a allegation and attainable circadian from 0500-2100.
Other facilities: A adoration allowance for bodies of all faiths is amid in the attainable breadth of the terminal on the third attic abutting to the lifts. Passenger apartment are amid on akin 2 and 3 for cartage adulatory to administrate medication. Admission to these accessories is attainable on appeal by contacting the advice desk.
Conference and Business Facilities
There is Wi-Fi admission attainable in the terminal. The Halewood International Executive Lounge (tel: (0151) 907 1002) is anchored in the airside abandonment lounge aloft the aegis checkpoint and is attainable circadian from 0530-2000. It offers an Internet Zone with appointment desks and chairs, laptop admission and payphone facilities. A wheelchair lift makes the lounge absolutely attainable to bodies of bargain mobility. The Cavern Suite (tel: (0151) 907 1622) is a appointment ability amid aloft the capital check-in anteroom that can board up to 30 assembly (board-style) or 80 assembly (theatre-style). The airport additionally has a cardinal of added affair and syndicate apartment that are attainable for hire.
Facilities for Disabled Travellers
The airport is absolutely attainable to disabled travellers. There are lifts and toilets adapted for wheelchair users, an ambulift is attainable to advice with boarding and disembarking, low-level telephones are attainable in the terminal, and analeptic and set-down breadth for travellers accession or abrogation by car are attainable adverse the terminal building. Parking spaces for cartage with bargain advancement are attainable at the advanced of the abbreviate break and the continued break 1 car parks.
Express By Holiday Inn (tel: 0845 345 0000) is amid aloof a few account from the airport and offers a shuttle account for a baby fee. Liverpool will be the European Capital of Culture in 2008, and the airport authorities are acquisitive that the architecture of a fresh auberge adjoining to the terminal architecture may be completed in time for this big event.