Terminals at Blackpool Airport (BLK)
Blackpool International Airport (BLK) has grown exponentially in recent years. Today the annual throughput is approaching 450,000 passengers, a figure five times greater than it was less than ten years ago. The airport invested �2 million in renovations that were completed early in 2006.
- Blackpool, Lancashire, Cumbria
- Blackpool Airport Ltd / Balfour Beatty
- Time Zone
- IATA Code
- ICAO Code
- 053°46'17"N 003°01'42"W
The airport operates a single terminal that handles all departures and arrivals on a single level. Shops are found on both sides of security, with a duty-free outlet available to international passengers from outside the EU. Restaurants, bars and an executive lounge are on hand.
There are 14 check-in desks to the left of the main terminal entrance. Once passengers have registered and checked in their luggage, they find the Departure lounge to the right of the entrance. Passengers are advised to arrive between one and a half and two hours before their regularly scheduled flight departs. Charter-flight customers may need to come even earlier.
Blackpool Airport comes equipped with several ATMs and two bureaux de change conveniently located on both sides of security. These stations offer competitive rates and maintain 50 different currencies and travellers can order currency online before setting out, for fast and convenient pick-up.
there are several shopping outlets in the airport found on both sides of security. A landside WH Smith has a broad selection of books, magazines and music along with an assortment of travel essentials and snacks. Shoppers will find an airside duty-free shop selling perfumes, electronics, cosmetics and alcohol.
Horizons Café Bar and Restaurant has a branch on both sides of security. The atmosphere is laid-back and suitable for families, and travellers can order hot or cold meals along with snacks and a full selection of beverages. Bar Icon is a small bar situated airside of security.
Blackpool International Airport has business facilities in its executive lounge. Facilities include internet access, computer ports and a desk space. These lounges also provide complimentary refreshments (soft drinks, alcoholic beverages and snacks). Neighbouring airport hotels have a more comprehensive selection of business facilities.