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Glasgow Airport ( GLA ) Terminal Map # Fast food, restaurants, stores, cafes, bars
Glasgow Airport has a main terminal (T1) with concourses (piers) A through D, and a satellite LLC building (T2) for low-cost carriers -The West Concourse is used for international flights, the Central Concourse for domestic flights and the East Concourse for low-cost flights to the Scottish islands & Ireland. 'Skyhub', the security check area, is located between the Main Terminal and the Satellite building T2, which serves check-in facilities for LLCs (low-cost-carriers).
Checking In: (Do check with your Airline for service availability and eligibility).
Self-service checkin kiosks are near the check-in desks, for eligible passengers of bmibaby/bmi, Britti Airways & Flybe.
Online checkin is available for passengers of British Airways, bmi & KLM Cityhopper and includes passengers holding an e-ticket from United Airlines.
For long-haul flights check-in time is three hours prior to scheduled departure; for European flights two hours, and for UK & Ireland flights one hour.
NOTE: If your connecting flight requires an overnight stay, you need to make hotel arrangements, as there is no sleeping at the Airport. The next day you will have to check in at the Airport as normal.
Transfer Passengers: Allow plenty of time between connecting flights, particularly if your luggage has not been checked through to your final destination.
- when connecting from an international flight to a UK flight: you need to go through passport control;
- when connecting from a UK flight to an interantional flight: you need to pass through special immigration control points and you may be asked to show your passport.
TERMINAL DETAILS: Note that the Glasgow Airport Business Center is next to the main Terminal (T1) providing all necessary facilities (tel. 0141 847 5450 or e-mail: ekeltie @renfrewshirechamber.com
Terminal 1 - Major Airport upgrade work has recently been completed involving International Arrivals, main check-in hall, landscaping in front of the terminal, road network & bathroom overhauls, and the new Emirates lounge for first- & business-class passengers and for Platinum & Gold Skyward members.
The Ground Level of T1 houses check-in desks 1 - 39, with ticket sales in the center, UK baggage reclaim, rental car counters and access to T2's check-in desks 4-64 to the right, and international baggage reclaim and access to the international arrivals pier to the left. This floor has the following services: American Express, Aviance Baggage office, Barrhead travel, Baggage enquiry office, BMI & British baggage service office, Customs red point, easyJet ticket office, Onward travel information, outsize baggage, premier dispatch, Servisair baggage office, Shop & collect, Special assistance, taxi info desk, Thomas Cook ticket desk VisitScotland, and Travelex. A new food hall and cafe bar is now in the international arrivals area.
The First Level of T1 has a good selection of food & drink, shops & duty-free. This floor leads to carpark 2 via link bridge. Services on this floor include American Express, special assistance elevator, reserved seating & Travelex. The SkyLounge can be reached after securty check by elevator or stairs. After passing through security, you can reach the Central, West & East Piers. Note that the routes to gates 1-26 had recently been changed. A new airy and bright portal in the main departure lounge offers access to food & drink and retail concessions and to the Piers. (Central and East Piers are also used for Arrivals):
- The West Pier /Concouse has gates 27A 27B, 27C & 27D
- The Central Pier has gates 14-26*
- The East Pier has gates 1-12*
The Second Level of T1 houses the Servisair Executive Lounge and Frank & Benny's.
Satellite Terminal 2 T2 is connected to T1's right side - used for check-in facilities for low-cost carriers /LLCs (mainly Air Lingus, Virgin Atlantic & Thomas Cook). It houses check-in counters 40-64.