Glasgow airport (GLA)

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Glasgow Airport, opened on May 2, 1966, is the largest in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations within Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean.

Official Website: glasgowairport.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Main Terminal and Terminal 2, open 24 hours a day and connected through a covered walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: 9.7 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +44 344 481 5555. Information center in the Domestic Arrivals area. There is also a telephone to request help on the first floor and volunteers throughout the enclosure to provide assistance.

Location

The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the west of Glasgow.

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Car rental desks are found next to the Domestic Arrivals area.

Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6003 - 7:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +44 344 544 4604 - 7:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +44 141 611 7581)
Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +44 141 840 1300 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 1079 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3031 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +44 844 499 3399 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

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There are several parking areas inside the grounds, with CCTV and security staff. In front of the main terminal there is also a passenger pick-up and drop-off zone. More information: Tel +44 345 050 7080. Rates

Long Stay - Courtesy shuttles every 10-15 minutes. The first 30 min. have no charge.
Car Parks 1 & 2 - Short-term lots within walking distance of the terminal.
FastTrack - Situated on level 2 of parking lot 2, with access to a priority lane at the security control.

 

Adapted restrooms, elevators, induction loops for the hearing-impaired, proper signage and designated parking spaces. Notify your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at least 48 hours before your arrival. More information: Tel +44 141 842 7700.