City of Derry Airport (LDY)
(Eglinton, County Derry, Northern Ireland)
Located close to the city of Londonderry in Derry County, the prominent City of Derry Airport (LDY) serves as a gateway to north-west Ireland. The airport offers flights to and from destinations across the country, as well as various locations in the United Kingdom.
Sited on the north-eastern outskirts of Londonderry and close to Eglinton, Carrakeel, Cloghole and Lishahawley, the City of Derry Airport has just been completely overhauled, following recommendations by the Civil Aviation Authority. Approximately 400,000 travellers utilise Derry Airport on an annual basis and new routes are being added regularly, including the recent introduction by Ryanair of a service to Bristol.
Situated 11 km / 7 miles south-west of the airport building, Londonderry can be reached by utilising the A2 highway. Bus services are operated by Ulsterbus and leave directly from the airport, linking the central Bus Eireann Foyle Street station. A rank of taxis can be found next to Derry Airport's terminal, serving the city and surrounding locations, such as Ballyshasky, Drumahoe, Gransh and Spring Town.
Trains are only available from the station on Duke Street in the city centre. A daily train service travels between Derry and Northern Ireland's capital city of Belfast, stopping at a number of destinations along the way, including both Ballymena and Portrush.
About County Derry Tourism
Otherwise known as Derry, this city is renowned for its rich historical and cultural heritage. Londonderry's ancient walls enclose a city that sparkles with creativity and vitality, and provides a fascinating juxtaposition of age-old architecture and progressive values.
Only a 15-minute drive from the attractive city of Londonderry, the City of Derry Airport (LDY) is also within reach of Belfast, which is around 70 miles / 113 km away. Other neighbouring towns on the eastern side of Northern Ireland include Newtownabbey, Lisburn and Carrickfergus.
City of Derry Airport (LDY):|
|Address: Airport Road, Eglinton, County Derry, BT47 3GY, Northern Ireland|
|Airport Code: LDY
Tel: +44 28 7181 0784
Fax: +44 28 7181 1426