FAQs

When is the airport open?

Leeds Bradford® Airport is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

When should I check in for my flight?

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.

How do I get to Leeds Bradford® Airport?

To find out how to get to the airport by car, bus, coach, taxi or train, please see our Getting to the Airport pages.

I’m flying from Leeds Bradford®. What is the baggage allowance?

Each airline applies their own allowances for hand and hold baggage, we advise you to check this before departure. Please see our baggage page for further information.  

What are the security restrictions at Leeds Bradford®?

For details of security procedures please visit our security page.

I have a pacemaker; will this affect me when going through security?

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.

Where can I fly to from Leeds Bradford® Airport?

You can fly to over 75 direct destinations and hundreds more worldwide by connecting at London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol or Dublin. See our destination guides or use the Inspire Me! tool to help you choose your next trip.

How can I arrange special assistance?

There are a range of facilities available at Leeds Bradford® Airport aimed at making air travel as easy as possible for passengers with reduced mobility. For further information please see our Special Assistance page.

I've lost something at the airport, what do I do?

To log a lost property enquiry see lost property or call 0871 288 2288 *
* Calls are charged at 13 pence per minute from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and other networks may vary.

Can I pre-book a car parking space?

Yes, for the best rates pre-book online.

Where can I smoke at Leeds Bradford® Airport?

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. This is a dedicated external smoking facility and and there is a charge of £1 to access the facility. 
Electronic cigarettes are permitted for use only in designated smoking areas. For electronic cigarettes, please check with your airline whether they are allowed on board the aircraft.

Which shops are at the airport?

For details of all of our shopping facilities visit shop

Do you have an airport lounge?

Yes, our Yorkshire Premier Lounge can be pre-booked online or you can walk up on the day, subject to availability.

Where can I go to view the runway?

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 disturb the local cemetery by sitting on walls or entering the cemetery as a means to plane spot.

Do you have a currency exchange?

There are a number of currency exchange outlets conveniently located throughout the airport in the check in area, departure lounge and international arrivals.

Do you have an ATM?

There are ATM machines available throughout the airport, which are indicated on our terminal map.

Which bars and restaurants do you have?

We have a variety of bars, restaurants and shops throughout the airport terminal, for further details visit eat.

Where can I pick up and drop- off?

The Free One Hour Zone is the ideal place to pick up and drop off passengers at Leeds Bradford® Airport free of charge. For more details see Free One Hour Zone.

Do you have any job vacancies?

For details of job vacancies please see jobs.