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Cheap Holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport

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Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)

Serving Yorkshire and the surrounding areas, Leeds Bradford International Airport hosts many flights to holiday resorts in Greece and Spain offered by discount airlines. The airport is located seven miles (11km) northwest of Leeds.

Leeds Bradford International Airport has an unfortunate reputation for congestion and chaos. Visitor frustration has prompted officials to plan major renovations for the facility, which will allow it to handle more than five million passengers per year by 2016. The airport is also prone to difficult weather conditions, meaning flights are often delayed or re-routed.

Despite these drawbacks, Leeds Bradford International Airport has some nice facilities for passengers, including good duty-free shops and a selection of restaurants in the Food Village.

Leeds Bradford International Airport Location

The airport is situated nine miles (14km) northwest of Leeds.

Getting to the city from Leeds Bradford International Airport

The bus services run every 30 minutes from the airport to Leeds and Bradford city centre bus and rail stations, calling at all metro stops along the way. The bus services link the airport to Leeds City Rail Station, from where connections can be made to all parts of the UK.

Facilities at the airport include banks, ATMs, bureaux de change and a tourist information desk. There are also shops, bars and restaurants. The Yorkshire Premier Lounge on the first floor of the Departure Lounge offers a full bar service, complimentary newspapers, high-speed wifi and telephones. Entry to the lounge is through membership or a once off entry fee of around £20. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

There is short and long-term car parking available. Parking can be booked in advance on the airport website. There is a courtesy bus service between the long-stay car park and the terminal building, operating 24 hours a day. Passengers should allow extra time to park and get to the terminal. Short-term parking at Leeds Bradford is charged at £3 for the first half hour, £7 for an hour, £11 for two hours, £15 for three hours, £24 for six hours, and £34 per day, and is located directly in front of the terminal building. Long-term rates are £36 for two days.

Free wifi service is available within the terminal.

Leeds Bradford Airport Business Lounges

The Yorkshire Club offers free wifi and multimedia facilities, as well as refreshments, for members. There is also a boardroom on the first level with conference facilities for up to 150 delegates.