Leeds Bradford Airport Guide

Welcome to the Leeds Bradford Airport Guide – the independent resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Airport code: LBA
+44 (0)113 250 9696
12 miles from Leeds
Airport Postcode: LS19 7TU
Leeds Bradford Airport Guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through the airport.

You’ll find a wide range of facilities are available at the airport, including those for business, leisure and support for disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire.

The one terminal at Leeds Bradford Airport sees more than 3 million passengers fly each year, a number that has steadily increased over the last few years.

Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the major access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking.

Staying at Leeds Bradford Airport? Book a hotel!

Whether you have an early flight or have to stay at the airport during the night, airport hotels are always the best option. Find hotel deals at Leeds Bradford Airport on our hotels page, and start your holiday now!
Staying at a hotel may seem like an extra expense but it can really save you time and money as you will be close to, or even at the airport ready for your flight. This takes away any worry about traffic or issues with transportation.

    New director at Leeds Bradford Airport

    A new Aviation Development Director has been appointed at Leeds Bradford Airport, who will make a switch to the site after an 18 year legacy at Newcastle Airport.

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    Leeds airport boss steps down from role

    After almost 10 years at the helm, the public face of Leeds Bradford Airport, Tony Hallwood, has made the decision to step down.

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    Flying Without Fear course comes to Leeds Bradford Airport

    Virgin Atlantic are running a full day course at Leeds Bradford Airport in order to help travellers beat their fear of travelling by plane. The company’s Flying Without Fear programme includes a real flight on a commercial aircraft, lasting about 45 minutes. The course looks to take an informative approach with practical activities, focusing around flying facts and developing methods to help passengers keep calm before a journey.

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    Remember, remember the 9th of November….

    ...As the day Leeds saw 6cm of the first winter snow and had to close the airport overnight!

    Thankfully, the efforts of the gritters and ploughs meant that the airport reopened around 9am. The weather has caused 2 flights (one of the destinations being Dublin) to be cancelled as well as various delays on arrival and departure flights.

    The area of Leeds, more specifically surrounding the cross-Pennine length of the M62, was hit with with a bout of snow which caused a number of minor accidents resulting in dramatically slowed traffic.

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    New routes from Ryanair at Leeds Bradford Airport!

    The winter schedule from Ryanair has been extended recently at Leeds Bradford Airport. Flights from the budget airline giant will travel to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, and Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital. This is in addition to the recently added destinations of Faro, Alicante, Krakow, Lanzarote and Tenerife and Gran Canaria and Warsaw, Poland (the last pair being on a 2 a week basis.) The overall additions to Leeds Bradford Airport has risen to 15 new routes with 51 new weekly flights.

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