Leeds Bradford International Airport facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLeeds Bradford International Airport
|IATA: LBA – ICAO: EGCC|
|Location||Yeadon, West Yorkshire|
|Elevation AMSL||681 ft / 208 m|
|Sources: UK AIP at NATS
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority
Leeds Bradford International Airport is a large airport in West Yorkshire, England. It is in Yeadon, Leeds and near Bradford. The airport was sold to Bridgepoint Capital in 2007. The airport has flights to many other cities including London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona and Prague. It is widely used for both holiday and business flights. Around 3 million people use the airport every year. The number of passengers is increasing each year.
The airline Jet2.com is based at the airport. In August 2009, Ryanair announced they would open a base at Leeds Bradford Airport. Ryan would increase their routes from 3 to 17 from March 2010.
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