Dublin Airport (Irish: Aerfort Bhaile Atha Cliath), is operated by the Dublin Airport Authority. Located in Collinstown, in the Fingal part of County Dublin, 20.5 million passengers passed through the airport in 2009 and is the busiest airport in Ireland, followed by Belfast, Cork and Shannon.
The airport is located 10.0 km (6.2 miles) north of Dublin City in a once-rural area near Swords, and is served by buses and taxis.
Dublin Airport is the headquarters of Ireland's flag carrier Aer Lingus, Europe's largest no-frills airline Ryanair and Ireland's domestic, regional airline Aer Arann. Ireland's third airline, CityJet, is based in the nearby town of Swords.
The airport has an extensive short and medium haul network, served by an array of carriers. Domestic services are offered to most regional Irish airports. There are approximately 50 daily departures from Dublin to all five London airports (Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, Heathrow and London City), The Dublin-London route is the second busiest route in the world after the Hong Kong-Taipei route. There are over 30 daily departures to other UK Airports. There is also a reasonably sized long-haul network. Aer Lingus serves many popular US destinations, and has been able to add more thanks to the open skies deal. US legacy carriers also serve the airport from major US hubs. Etihad Airways operates a daily service between the airport and Abu Dhabi.
United States border preclearance services are available at the airport for US-bound passengers, Dublin being one of only two European airports with this facility, along with Shannon.
Resorts served by Dublin Airport
Facts about flying to Dublin
It takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to fly to Dublin from the UK.
The IATA airport code for Dublin Airport is DUB. This will appear on your ticket.
The average temperature of Dublin in October is 11°C.
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