East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport, like its name, is situated in East Midlands of England, at Castle Donington in North West Leicestershire. Due to its favourable location, positioned between Derby, Leicester and Nottingham cities, the airport serves as the main gateway to Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire counties. Currently, East Midlands Airport has airlines that operate flights to over 80 destinations.

The airport consists of a main terminal, well equipped with facilities. For passengers arriving at East Midlands Airport, the arrivals area has plenty of retail and food outlets, as well as car hire and taxi counters. Those leaving East Midlands Airport can enjoy last-minute shopping and a good meal at the food hall on the first floor. Shop to your heart’s content, and don’t worry about handcarry limitations – one additional airport shopping bag is allowed on top of your existing hand luggage. You can even collect on return, or have your shopping delivered to your doorstep; approach the airport service counter to find out more. Along with the upgrading of part of East Midlands Airport, the food court was also revamped. Here, travellers can choose from a selection of restaurants, ubiquitous fast food chains, cafés and coffee houses to satisfy their taste buds.

Apart from retail and food, there are plenty of entertainment options to keep travellers occupied. Surf the Internet using the wireless hotspots found throughout the airport. Head to the video games zone to pass the time. Parents will be relieved to hear a children’s play area can be found on the first floor, suitable for children up to 8 years old. Located in the food court area, parents can keep their children occupied while getting a quick bite. Otherwise, take them to the Aeropark to view the aircraft on display. Go on the ‘Airport Trail’, and admire the exhibits featured in this aviation museum. The Aeropark is said to be a destination in itself, conveniently found at the airport.

To relax, simply take a seat on the cosy chairs found in the airport terminal. East Midlands Airport is also building the upcoming Escape Lounge, to better meet travellers’ needs. This new lounge area boasts complimentary refreshments and utmost comfort, perfect for passengers waiting around the airport to fly.

If your layover lasts longer than a few hours, you may want to consider staying in East Midlands Airport Hotels, or hotels situated near the airport. Hotels like Raddison Blu, Hilton, Yew Lodge, Novotel, Holiday Inn Express and Travelodge are just a few of the better known accommodation options out of many. Certain hotels even offer three-course dinner or buffet breakfast packages along with the stay, helping travellers feel more at home and worry-free.

Those who require assistance for reduced mobility can request for wheelchairs at the “Reception Point for Assistance” desk in the main check-in hall. The facilities in the airport, such as toilets for the disabled and lowered public telephone units, are also easily accessible. Head to the information counter, help points or first aid rooms should you need help or medical attention.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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Easy to reach main motorways by car
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Nearest railway station is East Midlands Parkway, more than 6 kilometres away
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Skylink bus services take you places
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Hire one from official airport Taxi Private Hire service, Arrow Cars

 Who flies to East Midlands

 Airport Contact Details

East Midlands Airport

c/o Building 34,
Ambassador Road,
Castle Donington,
Derby DE74 2SA,

Tel:+44 (0)871 9199000
Fax:+44 (0)1332 853202


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 Location Details

Longitude:1° 19' 45'' W
Latitude:52° 49' 48'' N

 Airport Location

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