Liverpool Airport is a major international airport in the North West of England, outside of the city of Liverpool. Liverpool Airport is one of the busiest in the UK, and was between 1997 and 2007 one of the fastest growing in Europe. Around 5 million people travelled from Liverpool Airport in the last year, making it the second largest airport in North West England behind Manchester Airport. Liverpool Airport runs flights to all over Europe, as well as to several destinations in North Africa. These flights can be tracked on this website, using the Flight Tracker. Simply choose which flight you would like to follow, and watch its progress over the map.
The History of Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool Airport was founded in the grounds of the historic Tudor mansion, Speke Hall, in 1933, and was for a time called Speke Airport. After commercial aviation resumed in the UK following the Second World War, Liverpool Airport started a series of annual air shows, which were extremely popular for the years that they ran. Between the ten years of 1997 and 2007 Liverpool underwent its period of greatest growth, wherein it became one of the largest airports in the UK. In 2001 the airport was renamed after one of the city’s most famous sons, John Lennon of The Beatles. The Airport was also redecorated to reference several Beatles songs.
Destinations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport runs flights to a number of destinations throughout Europe. Many of the destinations serviced at Liverpool Airport are popular destinations for tourists and holiday makers, or are common destinations for travellers from Eastern Europe. Some of the most popular destinations for travellers from Liverpool Airport are: Dublin, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Malaga and Alicante. Some of the more recently added destinations have also become popular, such as Krakow, Bucharest and Wroclaw. There are always many flights in the air around Liverpool Airport, and you can track any of them on our Flight Tracker. To use the Flight Tracker, simply find Liverpool Airport on the map, and you will see all the flights in the air at that time.
Airlines at Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is a base of operations for several low cost airlines. These are: Blue Air, easyJet, Flybe, Ryanair, Thomson and Wizz Airlines. These airlines run both chartered and scheduled flights, and during particular seasons expand their activity to cover seasonal destinations. Although there are not many airlines in service from Liverpool Airport, they are comprehensive in their coverage of Europe, and all of their planes can be tracked online on this site using the Flight Radar service.
Flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the second busiest airport in the North West of England, but its use is not restricted to the North West alone. Due to its position and excellent transport links, Liverpool Airport is used by people from North Wales, the West Midlands and the Welsh Border regions of the UK. Due to the airlines which operate from the airport, it is most popular with people wishing to take short haul, low cost flights within Europe.