Liverpool Airport - Terminal

Liverpool airport is an international airport located about 7 miles (12 km) southeast of downtown Liverpool and it serves the North West England region. The airport has a Main Terminal and, as well, a Main Concourse and all carriers operates from here. It has one runway and the check-in desks are located in the centre of the main concourse, opposite the main entrance.

 

LPL airport was opened in 1986 after the the closure of the original 1930s building. Currently the original terminal is an hotel named Crowne Plaza Liverpool John Lennon Airport Hotel. In recent years Liverpool airport has been one of the fastest growing airports in Europe with over 4 million passengers in 2015. From the airport are operated Scheduled domestic and European flights.

 

One of the most characteristic facts of LPL airport is that provides service for “low cost” operators and this is the reason why the layout of the gates and terminal requires travelers to walk to and from passenger aircraft unprotected from the weather. Some of the airlines which operates from Liverpool airport are: Aer Lingus, Blue Air, Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Flybe, Ryanair, Thomson Airways, Vueling Airlines and Wizz Air.

 

The airport was renamed as Liverpool John Lennon Airport honoring the late singer John Lennon, who belonged to the famous group The Beatles. This is why the on the roof of the Main Terminal is painted as the airport's motto a line from one of the Lennon's most famous song "Imagine" with the sentence"Above us, only sky".