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Glasgow Airport History of Glasgow Airport

2004 Glasgow Airport's second terminal, T2, was officially opened, providing an additional 9 check in desks and a state of the art baggage screening system.
2004 Glasgow Airport became the first in Scotland to handle more than a million passengers in a single month
2003 Passenger numbers had broken through the 8 million mark
2002 A new multi-storey car park, linked to the main terminal, opened
2000 By the turn of the century, Glasgow Airport was handling over 6.9 million passengers
1994 The new International Pier was officially opened
1990s Shortly after development work began, the Government announced that trans-Atlantic carriers could now fly from the airport of their choice. A number of airlines switched their operation from Prestwick to Glasgow Airport, including Air Canada
1980s Passenger numbers had reached 4 million and further expansion was required. In 1989, the airport embarked on a massive terminal development programme, increasing the size of the terminal by 70%.
1976 A 2million extension to the international area of the terminal building began and took 18 months to complete
January 1975 An agreement was reached for the transfer of ownership from Glasgow Corporation to the British Airport Authority with effect from 1 April
1970s saw the growth of package holidays from Glasgow, with airlines such as Laker, Tarom, Britannia, British Midland, Iberia and Channel all flying to popular destinations in Europe.
1966 The first commercial flight landed in May at 08.00- a BEA Viscount from Edinburgh piloted by Captain Eric Starling, the airline's Scottish flight manager. During its first year of operation the airport handled 1.5 million passengers and 34,000 aircraft movements
1966 Glasgow Airport was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 27 June; though the terminal opened to passengers a month earlier

Number of terminals : 1
Number of passengers a year : 8.1 million
Number of airlines : 40
Number of destinations : 76

Glasgow Airport Glasgow Airport

Airport Tel No
+44 (0)141 887 1111

Airport Address
Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA3 2ST

Ticket Sales
British Airways Ticket Desk, main concourse

Check-in
British Airways, main concourse, or at a British Airways self-service check-in kiosk

Departure Gates
British Airways flights operated by Loganair generally depart from Gate 2 (except Derry flights which depart from Gate 14) on the first floor. Always check the monitors in the airport

Arrivals
Passengers alighting from flights from Barra, Campbeltown, Islay and Tiree will arrive on the ground-level concourse

Lounge
There is a British Airways Executive Club Lounge located on the main domestic pier

Left Luggage
The left luggage facility is located outside the UK arrivals area.

Car Hire
Avis (see Service Partners), Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National car rental desks are located in the terminal in the main UK arrivals area

Taxi Services
Taxis are available from the terminal forecourt. Glasgow city centre is approximately a 20 minute journey.

Bus Services
There are frequent bus services from the terminal forecourt to the city centre with drop-off points near mainline rail stations and Buchanan bus station

Train Services
A frequent bus link to and from Paisley Gilmour Street Railway Station offers train services to Glasgow Central station, Ayr and the Clyde Coast.

Public transport information, timetable and tickets are available from the SPT Travel Centre in the UK Arrivals concourse. There is also an Airport Information Desk located on the first floor adjacent to the UK Arrivals/Departures area

Hotels
There are three hotels located on-airport

Forte Posthouse
Tel : +44 (0)141 887 1212 Fax : +44 (0)141 887 3728

Express by Holiday Inn
Tel : +44 (0)141 841 1122

Travel Inn
Tel : +44 (0)141 842 1563 Fax : +44 (0)141 841 1570

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GLASGOW

General Info
Country United Kingdom
ICAO ID EGPF
Time UTC 0(+1DT)
Latitude 55.871944
55° 52' 19.00" N
Longitude -4.433056
004° 25' 59.00" W
Elevation 26 feet
8 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 005° W (01/05)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
Daylight Savings Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 118.8
GND
Opr 0630-2030Z Mon-Fri; 0900-1900Z Sat, Sun (0530-2320Z sum).
121.7
ATIS 129.575
APP 119.1
SHANWICK OCEANIC 120.35


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 8720 x 151 feet
2658 x 46 meters
ASPHALT 065RBWT YES
10/28 3622 x 151 feet
1104 x 46 meters
ASPHALT 020FBXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME GOW GLASGOW 101X 115.4 At Field -
NDB GLW GLASGOW - 331 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Unlgtd obst sur arpt. Bird haz.
CSTMS/AG/IMG Avbl.
FUEL A1(Conoco Centre)
MISC Oceanic clnc should be req fr Shanwick Oceanic at least 30 min before dep.
RSTD PPR for mil acft exc casevac copter. Rwy 05-23, no 180 turns by acft over 26,500 lb. Rwy 10-28 not avbl for ngt tkof or ldg, dur lo vis pro and acft with wt inexcess of 66,000 lb. Rpt LDA for Rwy 23 is 7720'.

Runway 05/23

8720 x 151 feet
2658 x 46 meters

Runway 05
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 046.0
Latitude 55.863475
55° 51' 48.51" N
Longitude -4.449064
004° 26' 56.63" W
Elevation 26.0 feet
8 meters
Slope -0.1°
Landing Distance 8720 feet
2658 meters
Takeoff Distance 9915 feet
3022 meters
Overrun Length 1195 feet
364 meters
Overrun Surface CONCRETE.
Lighting System TDZL
CL
HIRL
J
PAPI

Runway 23
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 226.0
Latitude 55.879936
55° 52' 47.77" N
Longitude -4.418314
004° 25' 05.93" W
Elevation 21.0 feet
6 meters
Slope 0.1°
Landing Distance 7740 feet
2359 meters
Takeoff Distance 9242 feet
2817 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 980 feet
299 meters
Overrun Length 522 feet
159 meters
Overrun Surface CONCRETE.
Lighting System TDZL
CL
HIRL
J
PAPI

Runway 10/28

3622 x 151 feet
1104 x 46 meters

Runway 10
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 091.0
Latitude 55.872222
55° 52' 20.00" N
Longitude -4.444722
004° 26' 41.00" W
Elevation 17.0 feet
5 meters
Slope 0.2°
Landing Distance 3419 feet
1042 meters
Takeoff Distance 3622 feet
1104 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 203 feet
62 meters
Lighting System HIRL
PAPI

Runway 28
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 271.0
Latitude 55.872025
55° 52' 19.29" N
Longitude -4.427247
004° 25' 38.09" W
Elevation 23.0 feet
7 meters
Slope -0.2°
Landing Distance 3622 feet
1104 meters
Takeoff Distance 3622 feet
1104 meters
Lighting System HIRL
PAPI

Navaids

GLASGOW
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME GOW 101X 115.4 United Kingdom -
Latitude Longitude Airport
55.870503
55° 52' 13.81" N
-4.445725
004° 26' 44.61" W
EGPF

Navaids

GLASGOW
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB GLW - 331 United Kingdom -
Latitude Longitude Airport
55.869772
55° 52' 11.18" N
-4.433631
004° 26' 01.07" W
EGPF


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