Cardiff Airport Guide

Welcome to the Cardiff Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Cardiff Airport.

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Airport code: CWL
+44 (0)144 671 1111
12 miles west of city centre
Airport Postcode: CF62 3BD
Cardiff Airport Guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Cardiff Airport. The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire. The airport has one terminal which sees over 1 million passengers travel through to over 50 direct destinations each year.

Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. There is a range of short and long stay parking, as well as drop off / pick areas and Special Assistance Parking services for those with reduced mobility.

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    Cardiff Airport announce new flight to Iceland for 2018. But there’s a catch...

    Ever thought about a short, relaxing trip away to Iceland? Well now might be your chance after Cardiff Airport’s announcement to fly direct to Iceland as of 2018. The Welsh airport is offering the chance for UK holidaymakers to fly to Akureyri in North Iceland.

    However here’s that headlining catch….

    Following on with the one-of-a-kind flight opportunity theme, this flight is only a one-off journey, departing on January 12th. The flights are part of a 3-night holiday package that is expected to catch the eyes of UK holidaymakers and sitting firmly at the top of many people’s bucket lists.
    Iceland has a great variety of attractions and areas to visit, Akureyri, Iceland lively second city, visitors are able to checkout volcanoes, lava walks, beer spa, visiting Lake Myvatn, Goddafoss Waterfall and the boiling mud pools of Namafjall.
    Deb Barber, Chief Executive of Cardiff Airport said: “Cardiff Airport is thrilled to be connecting Wales with Akureryri and Northern Iceland for the very first time. This is exciting for passengers who want to get off the beaten track and experience a once in a lifetime adventure.”

    The pre-organised trips are run by Super Break, with getaways starting from £699 per person. Holidaymakers are able to choose from a huge variety of additional action-packed activities, including;

    · Whale watching - head out to Eeyjafjörður with high chances to see the local humpback whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins
    · Icelandic horse riding where you can travel across coasts and into the scenic mountains

    · Lofthellir Ice Cave Winter Challenge - an amazing lava cave filled with ice formations, stalagmites and sculptures.

    Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir the Director of Visit Iceland said: “We are very excited about the introduction of these direct flights to Akureyri. Iceland and its different regions are exciting to explore, especially during the wintertime. The North of Iceland has everything from breathtaking nature, rich cultural life and fantastic restaurants and accommodation options so holidaymakers can look forward to an epic experience, whatever their interests.”

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    Cardiff prepares to host UEFA Champions League Final

    After months of highly entertaining group and knockout stage matches in the UEFA Champions League, both Real Madrid and Juventus have reached with final, which will be held on June 3rd 2017.

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    Cardiff Airport promotes new CEO

    As part of a drive to increase passenger numbers and implement long-term growth at Cardiff Airport, their managing director Debra Barber has been promoted to the new CEO position!

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    Another month's growth for Cardiff Airport!

    There has been more growth for Cardiff Airport! The airport has seen a great level of passenger growth over the last 12 months. The Welsh national airport has announced that in the past year, 1.338 million people have travelled from the airport, which marks an 18% growth compared to the previous year.

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    Cardiff Airport growth continues!

    Passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport have consistently risen resulting in the 14th consecutive month of growth in July. The Cardiff Airport officials claim that since June, passenger numbers have grown 17% to 1,326,923 - which in turn is a 29% growth over the previous 12 months since July. Cardiff Airport growth has lead officials to predict that 250,000 people to fly to and from the airport over the 6 week summer period. The success of the Welsh football team over the 2016 Euros amplified the growth too, as July saw tens of thousands fans flood to France to support their team!

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