Newquay airport (NQY)

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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Cornwall Airport Newquay, opened in 1933, serves Cornwall county, in South West England. It operates with domestic and international flights to some destinations in Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm.
Airlines: Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Eurowings, Flybe, Isles of Scilly Skybus, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic.
Annual passenger traffic: 460,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
+44 163 786 0600. E-mail: [email protected] There is an information desk in the central hall.


Newquay airport is located 7.4 km (4.6 miles) northeast from the city of the same name.

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What services does Newquay airport (NQY) facilities include

The airport has an ATM and Wi-Fi access with no charge. The Executive Lounge (for people older than 12 years old, with a maximum stay of 3 hours) is located next to the Departures Hall, in the east wing, and opens from 5:30 am to 10:00 pm; it provides drinks, refreshments, computers, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, or by paying at the door - £15.00).

Food and Drinks- Two coffee shops are available, one next to the check-in area and another in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- In the Departures area there is a store with spirits, regional goods and souvenirs.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be made at the airport's information counter (Tel +44 163 786 0600; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Travel agency.


Accommodation near Newquay airport (NQY)

There are no hotels on-site, but some accommodations nearby have shuttle services for their guests.

The Smugglers Inn (0.3 km/0.2 miles)
Watergate Bay Surf Lodge (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Trevarrian Lodge (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Wax Watergate (2.7 km/1.7 miles)
The Scarlet Hotel (3.3 km/2.1 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Service A5 from First Kernow (Tel +44 345 646 0707) connects the enclosure with the city station in about 30 minutes and with Padstow in 60 min., going through Porth, Tregurrian, Mawgan Porth, Trenance, Constantine Bay and Harlyn Bay. It operates from Monday to Saturday between 7:30 am and 6:30 pm and Sundays from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm. The fare is £2.40. The stop is found between the terminal and the west car park.

Train - The closest station is found inside the city, where you can board trains from Great Western Railway (Tel +44 345 700 0125) to different destinations in the country.

Taxi - Coastline Travel Cornwall (Tel +44 163 786 0006) is the official airport provider, based in the Arrivals Hall. The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.

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Car rental agencies

Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3415 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm) and Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3053 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm) have offices outside the Arrivals Hall.


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Parking services at Newquay airport (NQY)

Inside the grounds there are two parking areas (East and West), both with short- and long-term spaces. The first 30 minutes of stay are free. Payment can be made at stations destined to that end in the Arrivals Hall of the terminal or outside the West car park. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their travel agent or airline about their needs at the time of booking. Facilities include wheelchairs, adapted restrooms, a special waiting room, induction loops, designated lanes at the check-in and security controls, and ramps to board and disembark from the plane.

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Latest updates: May 07, 2019