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 with domestic and international flights within Europe, North America and the Caribbean.

Official Website: eastmidlandsairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Aurigny (Tel +44 148 182 2886), BH Air (Tel +44 207 543 5555), Flybe (Tel +44 371 700 2000), Jet2.com (Tel +44 333 300 0042), Ryanair (Tel +44 871 246 0000), Thomas Cook Airlines (Tel +44 870 750 5711), TUI Airways (Tel +44 203 636 1931).
Annual passenger traffic: 4.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +44 808 169 7032. Information desk in the central hall.

 Location

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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What services does East Midlands airport (EMA) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (4:00 am to 8:30 pm), postbox and Wi-Fi access free of charge for 4 hours. Conference facilities at the Radisson Blu hotel, situated nearby. The Escape Lounge is situated opposite gate 17 and opens Mondays through Fridays between 4:30 am to 7:00 pm, Saturdays from 4:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sundays from 4:00 am to 7:00 pm; it provides newspapers and magazines, complimentary bar and buffet, Wi-Fi, computers, TV, air conditioning (accessible with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - £25.00).

Food and Drinks- Inside the terminal there are fast food outlets, bars, restaurants and coffee shops.
Shopping- In addition to a duty-free shop, there are stores selling electronics, cosmetics, gifts, books, newspapers, magazines, sweets, fashion and accessories.
Baggage- Trolleys available for £1.00. For enquiries about lost property, contact Tel +44 133 285 2833 Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Other Services- Prayer room, aviation museum, baby changing facilities, spa, pharmacy, chidren's play area.

 

Car rental agencies

There are car rental offices in the Arrivals area.

Avis/Budget (Tel +44 344 544 6005 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +44 133 281 2828 - Tuesday to Friday from 6:30 am to 0:00 am, Saturday to Monday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 0293 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3024 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)

 

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Parking services at East Midlands airport (EMA)

There are several parking options inside the grounds and valet parking service in front of the terminal. More information: Tel +44 808 169 7032. Rates

JetParks 1 & 2 - Free shuttles every 15 minutes, for stays of 1 or 2 weeks.
Long Stay 1 & 2 - 5-7 min. away from the main building, with shuttle services.
Short Stay 1-3 - Situated directly opposite the terminal.
Mid Stay 1-3 - Within walking distance of the main building.

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

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

 
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Latest updates: May 19, 2019