Newcastle International Airport is located near the Washington area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Its postal code is Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ, United Kingdom, and the Airport code is NCL. The Airport started operations in 1935, carrying passengers to different locations, although during World War II the main airport in the region was located in Cramlington in Northumberland, following the war a decision was taken to concentrate development on the present airport site.
Airlines that operate out of the Airport include Air Malta, Eastern Airways, Pegasus Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Emirates, Flybe etc. These airlines operate flights to London Heathrow, Belfast International, Corfu and other locations.
There are seven hundred sixty-six short 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 two runways at the Airport can handle most commercial airlines; it has forty-nine check-in desks and two airport hotels, to cater to the passengers' refreshment needs.
Located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 5km (3miles), passengers can travel to Taxi, Bus or Rail services from the Airport to their destinations. Bus and Rail services prices are available on request. Taxis are indeed available round the clock, but remember please to make an online booking as the drivers do not have permission for unauthorized pick-ups.