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Facts and figures

Operating Hours

  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Passenger and aircraft statistics

  • Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest and UK’s 6th busiest airport
  • Passengers per year: 11.13m (+9.4% or +950,000k on 2014)
  • Average of 30,495 passengers per day
  • 32 airlines serving 173 routes to 122 destinations
  • 114,500 aircraft movements in 2015 (+5% on 2014)
  • Over 313 flights per day
  • Aircraft types: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 737, 757, 767, Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330, Dash 8, Embraer 135, 145, Fokker 100, F70, BAE 146, Avro RJ100, ATR72, Saab 340.

Facilities

  • Number of runways: 2
  • Runway length: Runway 06/24 (main runway) - 2,560m long. Runway 12/30 (crosswind runway) - 1,976m
  • Number of terminals: 1

Investment and economic contribution

  • In last 10 years: £219 million
  • In next 10 years: £250 million
  • Employs: 5,000 (661 are Edinburgh Airport Limited employees)
  • Cargo: 19.2k tonnes of Cargo in 2015 (+2 on 2014)
  • Recent investments include a new £25 million landside terminal extension and security hall and £19 million south east pier extension
  • £125 million five-year investment programme to include additional retail in landside terminal and departure lounge, improved check-in and immigration facilities.

Destinations

Top ten UK destinations (in order)

  • London Heathrow
  • London Gatwick
  • London Stansted
  • London City
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • London Luton
  • Belfast International
  • Southampton
  • Belfast City

Top ten international destinations (in order)

  • Amsterdam
  • Dublin
  • Paris CDG
  • Copenhagen
  • Frankfurt
  • Madrid
  • Geneva
  • Palma
  • Alicante
  • Malaga

Number of flights to London (average)

  • Up to 53 per day in each direction

Opened:

  • 1916

Owned and operated by:

  • GIP
  • Chief Executive - Gordon Dewar

Airport Handling Agents

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