Located in Southwestern Ireland, close to the towns of Galway and Limerick, Shannon Airport is the gateway to this part of the country. It's particularly popular with American citizens, as it's one of the few airports in Europe that offers US Customs and Border Protection clearance.
The airport offers a variety of facilities, including currency exchange in its terminal building, check-in area, Arrivals and Departure lounges, as well as full banking facilities and ATMs. There is free WiFi Internet access throughout the airport, as well as internet stations in the Arrivals hall. The airport offers a restaurant, cafe and traditional pub that is open 24 hours a day. There is a small selection of shops, including a duty free store. Other facilities include two nurseries, a left-luggage service, lost property desk and a children's play area.
Conference and business facilities are available, including executive lounge facilities for corporate events and business meetings, and there are meeting rooms at the airport hotel, Park Inn Shannon Airport.
Transport to and from the airport includes taxis, a regular bus service to and from Limerick, which is a 45-minute journey and car rental through a selection of international companies. Aside from the one airport hotel, there are a number of hotels nearby, as well as luxury castles and stately homes that offer accommodation to visitors.
- Name: Shannon Airport
- IATA: SNN
- ICAO: EINN
- Latitude: 52.7020000000000000
- Longitude: -8.9248200000000000
- Municipality: Shannon
- Country: Ireland
- Elevation: 46 ft (14 m) above sea level
- Length runway: 10495 ft (3199 m)
- Width runway: 148 ft (45 m)