East Midlands Airport Guide
Welcome to the East Midlands Airport Guide! We are an independent resource created to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around the airport.
Did you know?
Despite being smaller in comparison to other UK airports, East Midlands sits just outside of the top 10 airports in the UK.
17 airlines fly more than 4 million passengers each year
It’s the second largest pure cargo airport in the UK, sitting just behind Heathrow!
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The Airport Guides Network; Independent Information for the Traveller
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East Midlands Airport News
East Midlands Airport has seen a 50% increase in assistance requests from passengers with a hidden disabilities during the recent busy summer period.Read more
Cargo specialists West Atlantic, based at East Midlands Airport, have very recently received the world’s first 737-800 Boeing Converter Freighter aircraft.Read more
Parcel delivery service, UPS have submitted plans to build a new £100 million air freight terminal which could see 1,000 new jobs come with it to East Midlands Airport.
The national organisation is planning on constructing a brand new sorting and delivery office on land which is currently used by East Midlands Airport as parking.Read more
Amplified by a 7% increase in passenger numbers at East Midlands in summer 2016 (4.6 million), it is predicted that the number of travellers using the facilities is only going to increase further in 2017 and therefore more jobs at the airport will be needed to accommodate. Held on January 28th, the annual job fair at at East Midlands Airport will host 14 companies from around the site. Staff from the airport itself will be in attendance and a special effort will be made on filling positions within cargo companies and passenger services (such as security, car parking & bar/restaurant service)Read more
The expansion decision of Heathrow Airport has forced calls for maximisation of airports within the midlands. With the third runway at Heathrow becoming a certainty, the Managing Director of East Midlands Airport Andy Cliffe has said attentions should switch to regional airports; an example which has been put forward from Barton and Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant for the expansion of Birmingham Airport.Read more