Liverpool John Lennon Airport facts for kids(Redirected from Liverpool Airport)
|Liverpool John Lennon Airport|
|IATA: LPL – ICAO: EGGP|
|Operator||Liverpool Airport Ltd.|
|Elevation AMSL||81 ft / 25 m|
|Sources: UK Aeronautical Information Publication at NATS
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international airport in Liverpool, England. It is located by the River Mersey. There are around 5 million passengers each year. It opened in 1930, making it the oldest commercial airport outside London. In 1966 a longer runway suitable for jet airplanes opened and in 1986 a new terminal building opened and the old terminal building eventually became a hotel currently the Crowne Plaza Liverpool Airport Hotel. In 2001 Liverpool Airport was renamed Liverpool John Lennon Airport after John Lennon of The Beatles. In 2006 a railway station Liverpool South Parkway opened to carry passengers to and from the airport.
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