Newquay Airport offers an quick and easy way into Cornwall and Cornwall's top surfing resort from and to all the major UK airports including Manchester Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Bristol and Cardiff Airports, Dublin Airport and Birmingham and London Stanstead Airports. Monarch are also now offering direct flights from Newquay to Malaga. Cornwall benefits from it's very own airline, Air Southwest, which provides the bulk of the flights around the UK, with BMI Baby taking on flights to Birmingham and Ryanair serving London Stanstead. Newquay is an airport which serves basically holiday makers into the surfing resort, and business and travel inside the UK, but with the recent direct flights to Malaga now up and running no doubt it will expand.
Holidaymakers coming for the surf, nightlife and all the family holiday attractions of Newquay and around Cornwall with the famous Eden Project and more face a long drive if they're coming from the North of England. Cheap flights to Newquay from Manchester Airport and Leeds Bradford then are a blessing. Internationally, connections are made easy too from Manchester, London Stanstead, London Gatwick and Birmingham. Facilities at Newquay Airport are excellent with two major car hire firms on-site, two large car parks offering 450 spaces at very reasonable fares and cafes, bars and shops in the terminal building. A guaranteed hassle free way of getting into Newquay, and with flights from Manchester often starting as low as 19 what are you waiting for!!
Newquay Airport is served by four airline companies, plus the Skybus service to the Isles of Scilly. Airlines include the major Cornwall Airline Air Southwest (web link to the right). They're increasing their service all the time to fit with demand, and offer three to four flights a day from Newquay to Manchester Airport, Leeds Bradford, Dublin Airport and London Gatwick, with the same number of flights coming inbound from these destination into Newquay Airport. Cheap flights are on the menu here, with flights from Manchester to Newquay a popular route!
Both Ryanair and BMI Baby have got in on the Newquay Airport act, with cheap flights offered. Twice daily cheap flights are offered by Ryanair from London Stanstead to Newquay Airport on weekdays, and once a day on weekends. Boeing 737-800 series are the aircrafts and they seat 189 passengers each. BMI Baby offer flights daily from and to Birmingham Airport, and four times weekly to and from Teesside Airport (Durham Tees Valley). Check both BMI Baby and Ryanair's web links to the right for cheap flight details to Newquay. A recent bonus is the direct flight service offered by Monarch Airlines from Newquay to Malaga, three times weekly on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Check the Fly Monarch link for details.
Newquay Airport also offers a quick and spectacularly scenic route into the Isles of Scilly. The Skybus is just a 30 minute flight taking in the stunning Cornwall Coast from Newquay into St Mary's, the largest of the Scilly Islands. Flying from Newquay is certainly the quickest way of getting from the Cornwall mainland to the Isles of Scilly. About eight flights to Scilly inbound and outbound from Newquay to St Mary's are offered, so lots of choice on flexible times!
Newquay Airport's main terminal building is light, airy and spacious with an excellent cafe offering snacks, hot and cold drinks and alcoholic beverages. It's seen some extensions recently to accommodate demand, and offers good views of the runway and plenty of space for friends and family to see off travellers or meet and greet. A large seating area is available, and internet and email facilities are offered.
Through to the departure lounge travellers have access to a cafe, seating area with excellent views over the runway and light meals and newsagent services. Everythings on a smaller scale to the large UK international airports, but Newquay has everything you need offer a small, friendly and efficient service.
Newquay Airport parking facilities are good, with two secure car parks available adjacent to the terminal which offer in total 450 parking spaces. Charges are reasonable and cheaper than some of the larger UK airports.
Newquay Airport offers easy car rental with two major car rental firms located on the Airport - Europcar and Hertz. The Europcar and Hertz car rental offices at Newquay Airport are right next to each other and are easily spotted.