Glasgow Airport Guide

Welcome to the Glasgow Airport Guide – the complete tool to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Glasgow and into Scotland.

Glasgow Airport’s Postcode is PA3 2SW and it actually lives 8 miles (just over a 20 min drive) from Glasgow City Centre in Paisley.

  • Airport code: GLA
  • Telephone: 0344 481 5555

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Guide to Airport Transport

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Your guide to the Airport – the Airport Guides were created to help the traveller find their way to, through, and from, UK airports. We are an unofficial guide and are keen to hear about your experiences at the airport, including the good and the bad!

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Glasgow Airport’s latest News

    Glasgow Airport staff trained to assist passengers with autism

    In a recent article by Airport Parking Shop, the light was shed on how travelling with autism can, at some points, be a stressful experience.

    It was thought that UK airports could actively do more to take this stress off of passengers, with staff training and fast track security being two of the strongest suggestions. With this in mind, this week's news that Glasgow Airport has become the first airport in the UK to provide specialist staff training, in order to aid and assist the Autism Reality Experience is brilliant to hear!

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    Record month for Glasgow Airport!

    Official numbers have been revealed, Glasgow Airport boasts passenger numbers around 603,000 which is a 7.7% increase from February in 2016. The airport have also said they have seen a 20.3% rise in flights to European destinations such as Barcelona, Brussels and Paris.

    Data chart from Glasgow Airport

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    New member of Glasgow Airport staff - Britain's first robot worker

    December; the month of new gadget gifts! Well last month, Glasgow Airport unveiled a little gadget of their own. The airport presented its newest worker amongst the crew; GLAdys, a 4-foot tall, state of the art robot, fit with 3 main entertainment functions, built to communicate with passengers in the main terminals over the month of December.

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    John Barrie - The Glasgow Airport life saver is set to retire a hero

    After 11 years of loyal duty, the duty safety officer at Glasgow Airport has decided he is ready to retire.

    John Barrie, who has more than a decade of saving lives at the busy Scottish airport under his belt, has given CPR more than 12 times while watching travellers pass through the city and even keeps in touch with those who his first class medical assistance has saved. Not all heros wear capes!

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    New train station in Glasgow could provide quick transport to the Airport

    Plans have been revealed to build a new train station on a 40 acre site near to Glasgow Airport.

    The new train facilities would be situated just over a mile from the airport itself and would be used to transport passengers to the terminal on a specialist track using lightweight vehicles. The train station would also feature a park and ride car park for passenger use.

    Train passing through Glasgow City Centre

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