Durham Tees Valley Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is an international airport located in Darlington, North East England. About 10 miles southwest of Middleborough and 24 miles south of Durham. Its postal code is Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1LU, United Kingdom and the Airport code are MME.
The airfield began its life in 1941 as Royal Air Force Station RAF Middleton St. George. The RAF station was closed in 1963 and the airfield was put up for sale. On 21September 2004 the airport was renamed Durham Tees Valley Airport as part of a major redevelopment plan. Airlines that operate out of the Airport, include Eastern Airways, KLM, etc. These airlines operate flights to Netherlands, Jersey, Germany and other locations.
There are 2,100 long-term parking spaces and two terminals. Wheelchairs for the physically challenged and toilet facilities are available in the check-in hall, arrival hall and departure halls. The runways at the Airport can handle most commercial airlines; it has eighteen check-in desks and two airport hotels.
The airport is served by both taxi and private hire/minicab companies. Prices will vary depending on the size, usually regardless of how many people are using the vehicle. On average, expect to pay £30 – £40.00 more for a people carrier or minibus than for a saloon taxi. Teesside airport transfers are available 24/7 to passengers of all budgets and needs, please book your taxi in advance and have a peaceful journey!