Glasgow International Airport GLA
is Scotland's leading long-haul airport, and is one of two airports serving the greater Glasgow area. (A secondary Airport, the Glasgow Prestwick Airport, is a low-cost hub for budget airlines with direct rail link to Central Glasgow.) Since early 2014, the new airpoor owners & operators
Ferrovial/ Macquarie continue to further develop GLA .
In fall 2014 a passenger survey voted UK Airport as 'best in UK', and in June 2015, The National Transport named Glasgow Aiport 'UK Airport of the Year'. By year-end 2016, with an over 10% increase in passengers, the Airport finished adding air connecting to South Korea.
GLA Airport is located near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew in Renfrewshire, and 13 km west of the Glasgow's city center, in Scotland, U.K. The Airport, owned and operated by BAA, can be reached from the adjoining M8 mortorway at Junction 28 within about 20 minute (Postcode PA3 2SW). The Airport is Scotland's long-haul, and second-busiest, airport after Edinburgh.
With one runway and 9.4M passenger in 2016, Glasgow International Airport is hub for Loganair, and base to Ryanair, and is served by many domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
The on-Airport Holiday Inn Hotel is on Caledonie Way, within easy walking distance from the terminal.
Ramada Glasgow Airport Hotel will be rebranded under 'Courtyard by Marriott'
design, and by mid-2017 it is to have added 56 more rooms.
The passenger terminal complex at Glasgow Airport has two passenger terminals - T1 & T2.
Present and future Airport developments:
Part of Glasgow Airport's undertaking to create a modern airport includes replacement of the current International Baggage Reclaim Carousels.