Blackpool airport (BLK)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Blackpool Airport, opened on April 15, 1935, is an airstation in the United Kingdom and serves the metropolitan area of Blackpool. In the present it only operates with non-commercial flights.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 19,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +44 125 347 2527.


The airport is located 4.8 km (3 miles) to the south of Blackpool.

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What services does Blackpool airport (BLK) facilities include

The airport has Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- You can find a bar next to the airport.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost or damaged luggage, head to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services-


Accommodation near Blackpool airport (BLK)

The closest hotels in the surroundings are:

The Holiday Home (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
EsJays (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Carousel Hotel (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Number One St Lukes (2 km/1.2 miles)
The Monarch (2.1 km/1.3 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 17 from Blackpool Transport (Tel +44 125 347 3001) travels to the city centre in around 15 minutes and to Lytham Square, with stops at Clifton Hospital, St. Annes Square, Spring Gardens and Queensway. It operates Mondays through Saturdays from 5:30 am to 0:00 am and Sundays from 7:30 am to 0:00 am. Route 5 connectes Halfway House with Victoria Hospital, stopping at Royal Oak and Layton Square. Bus 18 links the airport with the city centre, Devonshire Square, The Saddle and Mereside Tesco. Fares between £1.40 and £2.80.
Line 68 from Stagecoach (Tel +44 871 200 2233) heads for Squires Gate, St. Annes Square, Lytham Square, Warton, Freckleton and Preston terminal (£7.90).

Tram - Services from Blackpool Transport (Tel +44 125 347 3001) from Starr Gate Station (10 minutes away from the terminal) to Pleasure Beach, North Pier, Bispham, Cleveleys, Fisherman's Walk and Fleetwood. They depart Mondays through Fridays between 5:00 am and 11:30 pm, Saturdays from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm and Sundays from 7:00 am to 11:15 pm. Fares are £1.80-2.80.

Train - 5 minutes away from the airport is situated the Squires Gate Station, where you can board trains from Northern (Tel +44 800 200 6060) to Blackpool South, Preston, Blackburn, Rose Grove, Manchester Victoria and Colne.

Taxi - Ranks are located directly outside the terminal. The trip to the city centre takes 5-10 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Avis (Tel +44 125 320 9188 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm) has an office at the car park, next to the terminal entrance.


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Parking services at Blackpool airport (BLK)

There are free parking spaces opposite the passenger terminal.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs before their arrival.

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Latest updates: April 19, 2019