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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: 13.4m in 2017 (+9% or +1m on 2016)
  • 37 airlines flying 222 routes to 153 destinations
  • 121,800 aircraft movements in 2016 (+6% on 2015)

Facilities

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

Investment and economic contribution

  • In last 10 years: £219 million
  • In next 10 years: £250 million
  • Employees: 5,000 (661 are Edinburgh Airport Limited employees)
  • Cargo: 41k tonnes of Cargo in 2017 (+11% on 2016)
  • £125 million five-year investment programme to include additional retail in landside terminal and departure lounge, improved check-in and immigration facilities.

Gender Pay Gap Reports

Destinations

Top ten UK destinations (in order)

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

Top ten international destinations (in order)

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

Opened:

  • 1916

Owned and operated by:

  • GIP
  • Chief Executive - Gordon Dewar

Airport Handling Agents

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