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Newcastle Airport general information

If you’re flying from Newcastle Airport, we’ve collected the ‘must-know’ information you’ll need in one easy-to-read guide.

Newcastle Airport parking

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If you’re flying from Newcastle Airport, then book your airport parking with APH today. Not only will you benefit from fantastic pre-booking discounts compared with gate rates, you’ll also save the worry of missing out on a space at this busy international airport. We offer a varied range of parking options to meet your needs; from budget-friendly off-airport car parks, to the ultimate luxury of meet and greet – we’ve a solution for all.

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All about Newcastle Airport

The airport serves a catchment area of the North East, South Scotland, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire and contributes £646 million annually to the regional economy. London is the busiest domestic destination, with Amsterdam taking the same honour for international routes.

Getting There

Newcastle Airport is easy to reach by car, with the A1 leading directly to the airport. APH offers parking options, from meet and greet to on-airport and park and ride. Get your airport parking quote here 

Airport Map

A detailed series of terminal maps are available here

Check-in information

Newcastle Airport recommends you should check-in at least three hours before a charter flight and two hours prior to a scheduled service.

Mobile check-in information

Many airlines now offer online check-in services to speed up the boarding process. Airlines offering this service at Newcastle Airport include British Airways, KLM, Air France and easyJet. Contact your airline for further information:

Contacts for airlines flying from Newcastle Airport
Aer Lingus Regional – 0333 004 5000
Air France – 0207 660 0337
Air Malta – 0845 070 1909
bmi regional – 0330 333 7998
British Airways – 0844 493 0787
Citywing – 0871 200 0440
Eastern Airways – 0870 3669 100
easyJet – 0330 365 5000
Emirates – 0844 800 2777
Flybe – 0371 700 2000
Germanwings – 0330 365 1918
Jet2.com – 0800 408 1350
KLM – 0207 660 0293
Ryanair – 0871 246 0000
SAS – 0871 226 7760
United Airlines – 0845 607 6760
Wideroe – 00 47 8100 1200
Vueling – 0203 514 3971

Disabled Passenger Details

Newcastle Airport offers a wide range of special assistance for all disabled passengers. This help is provided both within and outside the terminal building. Passengers with special requirements must contact their airline at least 48 hours before arriving at the airport. Find out more information here.

Click here for details of how Newcastle Airport helps passengers with hidden disabilities such as autism.

Fast-Track security lane

Passengers flying from Newcastle Airport can skip the queues by grabbing a Fast Track Security Pass. It'll cost you £3, but the time-saving advantages will prove a great return on investment at peak times. Click here to book your pass

Family Assisted Lanes

Newcastle is served by a selection of hotels catering for all budget requirements. Check out our list of nearby hotels here.


There’s no shortage of shopping at Newcastle Airport... here's a full list of shops.

Where to Eat

Newcastle has a wealth of eateries to suit all tastes and requirements. We've compiled a guide to what's on offer. Browse the list and plan ahead to save time when you arrive at the terminal. Read more here

Area for Kids

There are no specific play areas for kids, but Namco Games, with its arcade atmosphere, is available with a variety of games and slot machines. Alternatively, if you want to avoid the additional cost of kids eagerly feeding cash-hungry machines, there's a great view of aircraft landing and taking off from the departure lounge.

Wi-Fi access

Wifi access is free at Newcastle Airport and detailed information of how to connect can be found here.

Mobile Devices

Dixons Travel no longer offers in-store charging facilities, but you can buy power packs and chargers in the store. Alternatively, many of the restaurants and bars have plug sockets where you can grab a quick power top-up as you enjoy a drink or bite to eat.

Baby Changing

Newcastle Airport has four baby-change stations throughout the airport, with two before and after security. They're clearly signposted and located beside the terminal's toilet facilities.

Luggage Trolleys

Luggage trolleys are available and you can find the essential information here.

Luggage Lockers

Passengers can leave items at Newcastle Airport in a luggage storage office located next to WH Smith in the terminal (before going through security). Items are accepted at the discretion of staff members and this is dependent on the following:

Security screening
Baggage size and weight
Available storage space
Public safety and hygiene

The facility is open 24 hours a day, with left luggage charged at £8 per piece per


Boots has a store at the airport which sells all the essentials for your trip, along with off-the-shelf medicines and baby supplies. However, the airport store does not include a dispensing pharmacy, so prescriptions cannot be fulfilled. Find opening hours here

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. Call 0191 271 6166 to pre-order your supplies.


These facilities are not available at Newcastle Airport.


People of all faiths are welcome at the 24-hour prayer room. Find it located on level 2 of the main terminal building. 

Viewing Areas

The Departure lounge offers a great view of the airfield.

Airport map

Newcastle Airport map

Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ


Newcastle Airport is easily accessed via the A1 from both the North and South. Take the exit to A696 that links directly to the airport. If travelling from the West, take the A69 towards the A1. Choose post code NE13 8BZ when using satnav.