Liverpool John Lennon Airport essential information
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international facility serving the North West of England. It currently handles more than 4million passengers a year, with both domestic and European routes.There is a major growth plan in place, which should be completed by 2030 – including new terminal buildings and the introduction of permanent long-haul services.
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport covers both domestic and international destinations. Click here for the airport’s destination map.
All flights operate from a single terminal at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure
check-in 2 hours prior to departure
check in 1.5 hours prior to departure
Many airlines allow you to check in online from two to 24 hours before your departure. This allows you to choose your seat and swerve queues for the check-in desks. Check with your carrier.
Online check-in with easyJet here.
Online check-in with Ryanair here.
Fast Track check-in:
If you want to slash the amount of time you spend queuing at security and emigration, buying a Fast Track ticket could significantly cut the time spent getting to the departure lounge. The service is open to all passengers and costs from £3.50 per person if pre-booked or £5.00 if requested at the time of travel. Book your Fast Track ticket here.
Facilities for disabled passengers:
Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a dedicated contractor to provide special assistance services to support passengers with disabilities. The provider – OCS – can be contacted on 0151 907 1030 from 4.00am-midnight daily. All requests for assistance must be made prior to your departure date.
Services for disabled passengers include:
- Lifting baggage or equipment from vehicles
- Transportation from collection point to check-in desks
- Help in emigration and customs
- Help to access toilets
- Accessing Terminal facilities such as money exchange and cafes
- Boarding the aircraft
Family assistance lanes:
Liverpool John Lennon Airport does not offer family assistance lanes.
Where to eat:
Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a good selection of eateries to suit all tastes and requirements. Here's our list of what's on offer.
Where to shop at Liverpool John Lennon Airport:
Need to pick up a few last-minute essentials for your trip? Here's a list of shops and services at Liverpool John Lennon Airport
The airport website also has a page displaying the latest shopping offers and money-off vouchers to download. Visit the Liverpool John Lennon Airport special offers page here
Areas for kids:
There are no dedicated play areas for kids, but Liverpool John Lennon Airport does have several amusement arcades. Two of these are airside.
If you feel the need for that little bit of extra luxury when flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, you can book sanctuary in the Aspire Premium Lounge. It can be found airside on the lower level and is open from 4.30am – 8.00pm daily. Guests will enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks, newspapers and free Wi-Fi. The lounge is open to all travellers and costs from £18.99 for adults and £14.99 for kids if booked in advance, or £21.99 and £17.99 on the day. Find out more information and book here.
Wi-Fi access at Liverpool John Lennon Airport:
If you need to be online, Liverpool John Lennon Airport offers Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the terminal. The first 30minutes is free, after which you’ll pay £3.00 for the subsequent hour, £5.00 for the following three hours and £9.00 for the next 24 hours. Regular flyers from the airport can get half-yearly access for £70.00 or a full year for £130.00.
Charging your devices:
Liverpool John Lennon Airport provides two charging pods for mobile devices, with one located at the information desk before security and the second in the airside departure lounge. Please note, with new security measures requiring all electronic devices to be charged, the pre-security charge pod is likely to be extremely busy.
Baby changing facilities:
Baby changing facilities are available throughout the airport.
Trollies are available and require a £1.00 coin deposit.
If you’ve got a long wait for your flight, but don’t want to be burdened with bags, simply head to the airport’s luggage locker office. It can be found on the ground floor and charges from £5.00 per day. It’s open from 8.00am – 5.00pm. Call the Left Luggage office for more information on 0151 907 2001
Pharmacies: If you have a last-minute medical issue, Boots has a pharmacy at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The store is located after security and can be accessed from the upper and lower level departure lounge.
Top tip: Remember to buy baby milk from the airside store to avoid it being confiscated at security. Boots also operates an order and collect service to help save time at the airport.
Pre-order baby food from Boots here.
Shower facilities are not currently available at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
This can be found airside on the upper level. There is also the Rainbow Garden, where passengers can enjoy some fresh air and celebrate the memory of a loved one. Click here for more information on the Liverpool John Lennon Airport Prayer Room.
There are no dedicated viewing areas, but airside passengers can enjoy views over the runway from many of the terminal’s restaurants. Pre-booked tours of the airport are also available. Click here for more information on Liverpool John Lennon Airport tours.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Apps:
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Did you know... The Crowne Plaza Liverpool John Lennon Airport Hotel was the original airport terminal and the location of iconic film footage showing The Beatles arriving back at the airport with hordes of screaming fans packing the terminal’s terraces – which still exist to this day.