International Air Transport Association. All but two of the stands on this pier are equipped with airbridges. The current figure of 9. HalifaxToronto—Pearson . Paisley, RenfrewshireUnited Kingdom. For similarly named airports, see Glasgow Airport disambiguation.
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The Royal Navy left in October The original Art Deco terminal building of the original airport has not survived. The site is now occupied by a Tesco supermarket and the M8 motorway ; this straight and level section of motorway occupies the site of the runway. The political rows over Glasgow and Prestwick airports continued, with Prestwick enjoying a monopoly over transatlantic traffic under the US-UK bilateral air transport agreement known as the Bermuda Agreement , while Glasgow Airport was only allowed to handle UK and intra-European traffic.
The original building can be seen more clearly from the rear, with the mock barrel-vaulted roof visible when airside. A dedicated international departure lounge and pier was added at the western side of the building, leaving the facility with a total of 38 gates , bringing its capacity up to nine million passengers per year.
Andrews Building , to provide a dedicated check-in facility for low-cost airlines, principally Aer Lingus, Virgin Atlantic Airways and formerly Thomas Cook Airlines until they went into administration.
By , Glasgow was handling over 5. The West Pier, commonly known as the International Pier, was built as part of the extension project and is the principal international and long haul departure point.
All but two of the stands on this pier are equipped with airbridges. This pier has stands 27 - The British Airways gates are located in the extension at the end of the pier, with Heathrow and Gatwick shuttles making up most of its traffic as well as BA CityFlyer flights to London City.
The British Airways lounge is located on this pier, across from gate Most of the stands on this pier are equipped with airbridges. This pier has stands 14 - None of the stands on this pier are equipped with airbridges. The main users of this pier are Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2 and Loganair. This pier has stands 1- This new arrangement also frees up space in the departure lounges through the removal of the separate duty-free shops in the West and Central Piers.
This however meant that the former public viewing areas of the apron are now airside, making the airport inaccessible to aviation enthusiasts and spectators. At present the areas of Drumchapel , Clydebank , Bearsden , Foxbar , Faifley and Linwood all sit directly underneath the approach paths into the airport, meaning that further increases in traffic may be politically sensitive.
The rail link was to be completed by with the first trains running early in In , however, it was announced by the Scottish Government that the plan had been cancelled.
It is also served by a frequent bus service, the Glasgow Airport Express, which operates services to city centre. The airport is home to the Scottish regional airline Loganair, previously a Flybe franchise operator, who have their head office located on site. In , Glasgow became the second-busiest airport in Scotland as passenger numbers were surpassed by those at Edinburgh Airport. On 10 April , Emirates operated an Airbus A to Glasgow to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Glasgow - Dubai route, the first time an A had visited a Scottish airport.
It is located at the top of the West Pier. On 29 November , the Scottish Parliament gave the go-ahead for the new railway station as part of the Glasgow Airport Rail Link to Glasgow Central station, originally due for completion in However, on 17 September , due to escalating costs, the project was cancelled by the Scottish Government. The current figure of 9. As of late , there are plans to build a tram-rail link that will link the city centre to the airport with plans already underway to begin construction of the project.
Glasgow Airport (Glasgow, Scotland) GLA Karte & Diagramm
Glasgow International Airport