Located in Liverpool, England, the Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the major airport for EasyJet and Ryanair. It has a single terminal.
The Liverpool John Lennon Airport operates flights to many destinations and is owned by Peel Airports. In 2019, the airport handled more than 5 million passengers, making it one of England's busiest.
The Liverpool John Lennon Airport was opened on July 1, 1933. It was originally known as the Speke Airport. In 2001, it was renamed, in honor of the Beatles legend John Lennon, who was from Liverpool. In this way, the airport became the first in England to be named after an individual.
During World War II, the Liverpool John Lennon Airport was an important RAF base. The airport's motto is: "Above us, sky only".
The Liverpool John Lennon Airport has the XLR Executive Jet Centre Liverpool and Liverpool Aviation Services providing private jet services to and from the airport.
- Name: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- IATA: LPL
- ICAO: EGGP
- Latitude: 53.3335990905762000
- Longitude: -2.8497200012207000
- Municipality: Liverpool
- Country: United Kingdom
- Elevation: 80 ft (24 m) above sea level
- Length runway: 7497 ft (2285 m)
- Width runway: 150 ft (46 m)