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Cardiff Airport

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About Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport attracts some two million passengers every year attracting passengers from not just Wales but along the M4 corridor. Like many British airports this was an old wartime airbase and once trained RAF Spitfire pilots. The first commercial flights started in the 1950s with a regular service to Dublin. Trans Atlantic flights started in 1971 and since then Cardiff Airport has grown to become a serious contender for air passengers on the west of the UK.


How to Get There
You can reach Cardiff Airport easily, being situated twelve miles west of the centre of Cardiff and ten miles from the M4 at Junction 33. There is a rail link connecting the airport with Cardiff Central and Bridgend railway stations and a regular Bus Service - The Airbus Xpress - service X91 runs directly to the city centre.


Cardiff Airport has food courts and shops both sides of security. Landside it is situated on the first floor overlooking the runway and includes the Food Village, Burger King and The Scrum Half Bar. Airside you will find Cafe Ritazza and The Echo Bar. Shops include World News and Duty Free shops.


Business Facilities
The 51° Lounge is Cardiff International Airport's executive lounge. Located 'Airside'  the lounge is open to both business travellers and leisure travellers and is the perfect location to unwind, relax or complete that last bit of paperwork.

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Cardiff Airport Lounge


Airport Car Parks

Airparks Services Car Park
The car park is situated 500 yards from the airport and is served by a minibus transfer on request 24 hours a day.


Airport Hotels


The Days Inn ***
Formerly the Wales Airport Hotel, the Days Inn at Cardiff is a modern hotel situated around three quarters of a mile from the airport and two minutes from the railway station. Transfers can be arranged 24 hours a day. Breakfasts are available from 7am (8am Sundays) and earliest check in time is 15.00. Latest check out is 11am. Rooms include colour / satellite TV, Telephone and tea ad coffee making facilities.

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