Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the Airport open 24hrs a day?

    The Airport is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • What is the baggage allowance at LBA?

    Individual airlines may have their own baggage weight limitations, however in order to safeguard the health of airport workers passengers should pack their bags so that individual bags do not exceed 20kg, where this can not be achieved no single bag should weigh more than 32kg and be clearly marked as heavy. Please click here for further information.

  • What time do the catering facilities both landside and airside open?

    Generally all catering outlets are open when flights are arriving or departing.

  • Can I buy my euro's at the airport before I go on holiday?

    There are three Travelex Bureaus at Leeds Bradford Airport, where you can purchase all major worldwide currencies and traveller’s cheques upon arrival or before you arrive. Click here for further information.

  • Are there any banks at the airport?

    There are five ATM points within the terminal building. Travelex ATM points are situated in the main arrivals area opposite the Cafe Ritazza seating area. There are also Link ATM points located in both Check in Hall A and B, both dispensing Sterling and Euro notes. After passing through security an Alliance and Leicester ATM point can be found on the first floor of the Departure Lounge.

  • Can I fly to............ from Leeds Bradford?

    You can fly to a wide range of European destinations on a direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport, and to hundreds of worldwide destinations through one of the 'hub' airports of London Heathrow (from 9 December 2012) with British Airways, Amsterdam with KLM and Brussels with bmi Regional. Click here for all of our destinations or visit Airport Direct Travel to see how much further afield you can go when taking advantage of onward connections.

  • Are there any special arrangements that need to be made if I am disabled?

    If you require any assistance this should be arranged through the relevant handling agent. Click here for further information.

  • What is the fare to .........?

    Fares differ depending on various factors e.g. availability, duration and airline. After selecting your scheduled or holiday destination please contact your local ABTA travel agent or the relevant airline or tour operator for prices and availability.

  • I'm going on holiday to Spain can I take bacon with me?

    Restrictions on taking food items abroad can change at any time due to many different factors and for full details, you are advised to check with the consulate of the country that you are travelling to. Click here for an outline of any current food restrictions.

  • How do I get from LBA to Leeds, Bradford etc ...?

    There are regular bus services to Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate City Centres.  Click here for more information

    Taxis are readily available and provided by Arrow Private Hire.  These must be booked at the booking office in International Arrivals or can be booked in advance on +44 (0) 113 258 5888 or at

  • What hotels are situated near the airport?

    There is an on-site Travelodge that is served by a courtesy bus to/from the terminal building. Alternatively, cheap rates are available from a range of local hotels at

  • I've lost my baggage, what do I do?

    The airline that you travel with is responsible for your luggage so if your suitcase does not appear when you arrive at your destination or at Leeds Bradford Airport you must report this to the airline staff before you leave the baggage collection area.

  • What do I do if I have left something in the airport whilst travelling through?

    For lost property enquries contact 0871 2882288* or email using the contact form below stating details of your lost item.

    *Calls are charged at 10 pence per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and other networks may vary.

  • I have a pacemaker, will this effect me when going through the x-ray?

    Please advise the relevant handling agent of your condition before your date of travel and also bring with you to the airport written notification of your condition from your doctor, specialist or hospital.

  • Can you pre-book on airport car parking?

    You can pre-book on-airport car parking online and receive fantastic savings on the Turn Up & Park Tariff. Click here to book online and save.

  • I want to send my son to see his grandma in Dublin but he is only 12, can he fly unaccompanied?

    Every airline has it’s own guidelines and restrictions on children travelling alone so you should contact the airline directly or the relevant handling agent.

  • How long before the flight do we have to check-in?

    Check-in times vary depending on your destination and airline. For full details you should check with the airline that you are travelling with or the relevant handling agent.

  • Is there a smoking area in the departure lounge?

    Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside the terminal building before security. After security a smoking area is available for passenger located on the ground floor behind Sports Bar, find out more here.

    For electronic cigarettes please check with your airline whether they are allowed on board the aircraft. View airline contacts

  • Where can I view the runway/aeroplanes at Leeds Bradford Airport?

    From the terminal building partial views of the runway are possible from windows of The Camden Food Co. (located airside) and some Departure Gates.  By far the best view of the runway is from The Café Bar located at the Multiflight Southside Aviation Facility.  Elsewhere when using other viewpoints in the surrounding community/areas we would urge spotters to be mindful of the local environment in their pursuits to view aircraft, particularly not to use/disturb the local cemetery by sitting on walls or entering the cemetery as a means to see or take photographs of airplanes.

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Please take the time to read our Frequently Asked Questions, if you cannot find a satisfactory answer please complete the form below directing your query to the relevant area.

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While we will make every effort to get back to you within 24 hours Monday to Friday this may be longer at Weekends, during busy periods or if a matter requires further investigation.

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Leeds Bradford Airport contact details

Our address:
Leeds Bradford International Airport
LS19 7TU

Our phone number:
0871 288 2288 (Calls are charged at 10 pence per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and other networks may vary.)