Isle of Man Airport (IOM)
(Isle of Man, British Isles)
Situated just 11 km / 7 miles from the city of Douglas, the Isle of Man Airport is a single-terminal facility serving the needs of those choosing to holiday on this island, or for its residents needing flights abroad or to mainland Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. The airport serves around three quarters of a million passengers per year and lies on the southerly side of the Isle of Man, within the Ronaldsway region, hence its alternative name of Ronaldsway Airport.
The Isle of Man Airport is also close to the towns of Castletown and Douglas, the coastal village of Port St. Mary, and the hamlets of Ballasalla, Derbyhaven and Scarlett. Amongst the main airlines are Aer Arann, Blue Islands, EuroManx and Manx2.
The airport is well signposted from all over the Isle of Man and especially from Douglas, the capital city. Buses provide frequent and inexpensive connections with Douglas, Port Erin and Port St. Mary. The Isle of Man Airport has car hire available from Avis, Europcar and Hertz. For car parking, passengers will find the main car park situated in front of the terminal building, offering 400 short-term parking spaces and 200 long-term parking spaces.
About Isle of Man Tourism
The Isle of Man is located in the Irish Sea, halfway between England and Ireland, and is a place famed for its magnificent beauty and interesting history. The island is a popular holiday destination, offering both relaxation and recreational activities, such as golf, bird watching, diving and the exploration of historical buildings, which include ancient Viking castles.
Each year, thousands of people fly into the Isle of Man Airport (IOM) to watch the famous Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) race, a major motorcycle event. More than 100 years old, the TT takes place each year at the end of May and uses many public roads, which are always closed for the event.
Isle of Man Airport (IOM):|
|Address: Isle of Man Airport, Ballasalla, IM9 2AS, Isle of Man, British Isles|
|Airport Code: IOM
Tel: +44 1624 821600
Fax: +44 1624 821611