Flights from Newcastle

The airport that serves Newcastle upon Tyne, or simply Newcastle, is Newcastle International Airport. Serving as the city and metropolitan borough’s airport, Newcastle International Airport has been ranked tenth busiest of all the airports in United Kingdom and the second largest airport within North of England, after Manchester Airport, located close to the Woolsington area of Newcastle, England. Owned by AMP Capital and several local authorities which include the City of Newcastle, Durham County Council, and Gateshead MBC, to name a few, the airport serves the areas of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Cumbria, North Yorkshire, and Northumberland. 

Additionally, the airport competes with Durham Tees Valley Airport for passengers that travel to and from County Durham and Teesside. Although passengers from Cumbria, North Yorkshire, and southern Scotland also use the airport, some of the used airports within the area also include Leeds Bradford Airport, along with Edinburgh and Glasgow International Airports, to the south and north, respectively. Development proposal plans have been published for the betterment of the Newcastle International Airport; some of the improvements include changes on the runways, taxiways, and turning points, terminal extensions, office constructions, along with road junction and infrastructure improvements, to name a few.


Where to go

The city and metropolitan borough of Newcastle, situated in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, England, is mostly known for the Newcastle Brown Ale, Newcastle United F.C., and the Tyne Bridge, all of which serve as main icons of the area. Newcastle is the city with the highest population within the North East region of Tyneside. When within Newcastle, the weather is expected to record an average high of 12.9 degrees Celsius or 55.2 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 5.4 degrees Celsius or 41.7 degrees Fahrenheit, with rainy days averaging at 122 days per year. Top destinations within Newcastle and Tyne include River Tyne, Tyne Bridge, High Level Bridge, Gateshead Millennium bridge, Grainger Town, Grey’s Monument, St Nicholas Cathedral, Great North Museum, The Biscuit Factory, Theatre Royal, Sage Music Centre, and Newcastle City Hall, in addition to many.


Short haul destinations from Newcastle upon Tyne, England include Cork and Dublin, Ireland via Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air; Brussels, Belgium via BMI Regional; Dusseldorf, Germany via Germanwings, operated by Eurowings; Copenhagen, Denmark via Scandinavian Airlines; and Palma de Mallorca, Spain via Thomson Airways, to name a few.

Long Haul (more than 6 hours flight time from the origin)

Newcastle International Airport operates long haul flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates via Emirates, with seasonal flights to Newark, New Jersey in the United States via United Airlines. These flights take seven hours depending on the airline’s flight schedule, quality, and service.


How to get out

To fly out of Newcastle International Airport, it is best to fly via easyJet,, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Thomson Airways, among others. These airlines offer flights to and from various destinations such as Barcelona, Spain via Barcelona - El Prat Airport; Belfast, Northern Ireland via Belfast International Airport; Geneva, Switzerland via Geneva International Airport; Faro, Portugal via Faro Airport; Gran Canaria, Canary Islands via Gran Canaria Airport; and Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt via Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, to name a few. Among the airlines that fly in and out of Newcastle International Airport also include Air France, British Airways, Emirates, KLM, Ryanair, United Airlines, with its respective flights to top destinations such as Paris, London, Dubai, Amsterdam, Dublin, and Newark.

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