East Midlands airport (EMA)

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.


 Passenger Guide

East Midlands Airport, opened on April 2, 1965, serves the metropolitan areas of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham. It operates domestic and international flights within Europe, Northern Africa, North America and the Caribbean.

Official Website: eastmidlandsairport.com

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 3.2 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +44 808 169 7032 - FACEBOOK

Information desk in the central hall.


The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) southeast from Derby and 21 km (13 miles) to the southwest of Nottingham.

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Car rental agencies

There are offices in the Arrivals area.

  1. Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +44 133 281 2828 - Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  2. Europcar (Tel +44 133 285 3679 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)


Parking services at East Midlands airport (EMA)

There are several parking options on the premises and valet parking is available in front of the terminal. More information: Tel +44 808 168 6111. Fares

JetParks 1 & 2 - Free shuttle buses every 15 minutes, for stays of 1 or 2 weeks.
Long Stay 1 & 2 - For long stays, 5-7 min. from the main building, with shuttle bus service.
Short Stay 1-3 - Short term parking directly in front of the terminal.
Mid Stay 1-3 - Short distance from the main building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include lifts, induction loops for the hearing impaired, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline of their particular needs at the time of booking.

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Latest updates: April 22, 2023