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
0144 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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    Catch the Northern Lights on a one-off night flight from Cardiff Airport in 2019

    Is catching the Northern Lights on your bucket list?

    Stargazers have the chance to catch the highly rare occurrence during a short night-flight from Cardiff Airport. The opportunity offers a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to see the natural light while in the heights of the skies which is a result of interaction between the magnetic fields of the Earth and the sun.

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    Cardiff Airport scheme allows autistic boy to fly again

    When 5-year-old Harrison embarked on his first holiday outside of the UK, his autism made his time in the airport rather unpleasant. The experience for him and his mother, Marie Lao left them feeling like they would be unable to book a holiday for the next 3 years…

    ...BUT, a new scheme implemented at Cardiff Airport now hopes to put his worries at ease, with the airport's disability wristband scheme which alerts staff discreetly to people who have autism. Ms Lao said it’s made "all the difference".
    Previously, she claims "We took him away when he was little, and he was really difficult."

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    TUI adds new destinations from Cardiff Airport for summer 2019

    Airline operator TUI are in the process of making new destinations available from Cardiff Airport, as well as giving holidaymakers the choice of more shorter breaks for their summer trips.

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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.

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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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