East Midlands Airport Reviews


East Midlands Airport Reviews

East Midlands Airport (IATA: EMA, ICAO: EGNX) is an airport in the East Midlands of England, located at Castle Donington in North West Leicestershire.

East Midlands Airport lies between the cities of Derby 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) southeast, Leicester and Nottingham, which are all within a 20 mi (30 km) radius of the airfield. It mainly serves the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire. Passenger numbers peaked in 2008 at 5.6 million, but declined by 25% to 4.1 million in 2012 making it the 13th busiest airport in the UK by passenger traffic. A major cargo hub, it was the second busiest UK airport for freight traffic in 2012.

The East Midlands Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P520) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction. The airport is owned by the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the largest British-owned airport operator which is controlled by the ten metropolitan boroughs of Greater Manchester with Manchester retaining the controlling stake.


ATMs / Cash Machines – Yes
Car Rentals – Enterprise • Europcar • National • Hertz. Locations: Arrivals.
Currency Exchange – There are 3 Travelex offices located landside and airside.
Food / Restaurants – Caffe Ritazza (landside), Soho Coffee (airside), Three Shires Food Market (airside) and The Runway Bar (airside) are open 24 hours. There are several other food and beverage concessions available landside and airside with reduced hours.
Luggage Storage / Lockers – info not available
Prayer Room – Hours: open 24 hours
Showers – The airport requests that its employees ride their bikes to work and shower in the airport. The showers are probably just for employees, but maybe they will let you use it.
Internet: Free internet access is available at the East Midlands Airport. Connect to the “EMA Public Wifi” network. Internet kiosks are available at Spectrum Internet (airside).

Airport opening hours:
Open 24 hours

East Midlands Airport Official Website

East Midlands Airport Map

East Midlands Airport Weather Forecast

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