Lelystad Airport (LEY)

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Lelystad Airport, opened in 1973, is the largest general aviation air terminal in the country. Currently it is under expansion works, and in the near future it is expected to serve as an alternative for Schiphol airport.

Official Website: lelystadairport.nl
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm, weekends and holidays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 150,000 passengers went through it in 2013.
Tel: +31 320 284 770.


Lelystad airport is located 7 km (4 miles) southeast from the city of the same name.

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The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant inside the terminal.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost or damaged luggage should be directed to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Aviation museum.


Bus - Line 7 from Arriva (Tel +31 800 023 2545) travels between the airport and the city's central station, with stops at Aviodrome, Larserpoort, Palazzo, De Rietlanden, De Hoven and Winkelcentrum Kempenaar. It operates from 7:10 am to 6:10 pm. Tickets have a cost of €2.30 and journey time is 20 minutes.
Bus 148 from Connexxion (Tel +31 900 266 6399) stops at Eendenweg, 5 min. away from the terminal, and heads for Lelystad central station, De Hoven, De Rietlanden, Palazzo, Larserpoort, Natuurpark, Vogelweg, Zeewolde, Harderhaven and Harderwijk. The fare is €2.05.

Taxi - Cabs available outside the terminal. Travel time to the city centre is approximately 10 minutes.


The Hotel Lelystad Airport (Tel +31 320 216 286) is found next to the airport's entrance. Some alternatives in the surroundings are: B&B de Valkenhorst (Tel +31 320 215 614), Hotel Hajé Restaurant de Aalscholver (Tel +31 365 239 273), Hotel Hajé Restaurant de Lepelaar (Tel +31 365 239 340), Apollo Hotel Lelystad City Centre (Tel +31 320 242 444), Bed & Breakfast 2 Hoog (Tel +31 320 247 011), Hotel de Lange Jammer (Tel +31 320 260 415), Casa Batavia Bed & Breakfast (Tel +31 320 230 233), Huis van Steen (Tel +31 320 280 990), Royal Bed & Breakfast De Groene Watertuinen (Tel +31 320 263 310).


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There are two large parking lots inside the enclosure. Some spaces have charging stations for electric vehicles. More information: Tel +31 320 284 773.

P1 - Situated in front of the terminal building.
P2 - Located opposite the Aviodrome theme park.


Passengers requiring wheelchairs or special assistance are advised to contact their airline or travel agency before their arrival at the airport.