The latest information on Coronavirus: Coronavirus advice for travellers
Terminal Building Closure: Due to reduced scheduled passenger flights, the terminal building is closed until further notice. Please do not travel to the airport.
The latest information on Coronavirus: Coronavirus advice for travellers
Terminal Building Closure: Due to reduced scheduled passenger flights, the terminal building is closed until further notice. Please do not travel to the airport.
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Coronavirus advice for travellers

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Information about Leeds Bradford Airport’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Updated 24 April 2020

Leeds Bradford Airport is following guidance from Public Health England relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19), to keep our airport operating safely. We continue to work closely with Public Health England on a range of measures to help keep our customers and airport colleagues safe. 

For any questions about your flight, please contact your airline

The most up-to-date official information about Coronavirus can be found on Public Health England’s website.

If you are concerned about Coronavirus measures at your destination, please refer to the advice on IATA's website.

Guidance for British people travelling overseas is available on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website.

Find out how to protect yourself or check if you need medical help on the NHS website.

Advice for travellers

Q. Is Leeds Bradford Airport still operating?

A. Yes, Leeds Bradford Airport is operational to accommodate some flights, our terminal facilities are currently closed to the public. For detailed information about your flight please contact your airline.

Q. How can I find out if my flight is cancelled?

A. If your airline cancels your flight, they will contact you to let you know. For detailed information about flight schedules or flight cancellations, please contact your airline.

Q. I'm a traveller returning to Leeds Bradford Airport, what should I do?

A. The majority of countries worldwide now have confirmed cases of the coronavirus, so we understand that our passengers may be nervous when travelling. Any passenger arriving from an affected country should follow the advice of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

If you've travelled to the UK and are experiencing symptoms of a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath, please notify a member of staff immediately so they can assist you.  

Q. My plans have changed and I need to cancel or amend my parking, lounge or fast track booking. How can I do this?

A. If you booked direct with Leeds Bradford Airport, you can amend or cancel your booking online, using Manage My Booking. If you booked with another provider, please contact them to amend or cancel your booking.

Q. Are restaurants and bars at the airport still open?

A. No, due to Government guidance to close food and drink venues for consumption on-site, all food outlets are closed until further notice.

Q. Are lounges at the airport still open?

A. No, unfortunately due to Government guidance to close hospitality venues, our airport lounges are closed until further notice. 

Q. Are shops at the airport still open?

A. Due to Government guidance to close non-essential shops, all shops are closed until further notice. 

This includes travel currency stores, however ATMs are available to withdraw Great British Pounds and Euros. Travelex offer home delivery on all travel money purchases via their website.

Q. Are the car parks at Leeds Bradford Airport operating as normal?

A. Our Meet & Greet, Mid Stay and Short Stay car parks are temporarily closed. Our Long Stay car park is also temporarily closed and the shuttle bus serving this car park is no longer operating. Customers who have booked to use other car parks will be upgraded to our Premium Short Stay car park, until further notice. 

Q. Is public transport to / from Leeds Bradford Airport operating as normal?

A. Temporarily, bus services are not serving the airport, for the latest information see West Yorkshire Metro

Q. Do I need to allow extra time to travel through the airport?

A. Leeds Bradford Airport is operating as normal, however we recommend giving yourself plenty of time to go through security and reach your gate.

Q. Can I take hand sanitiser gel through airport security?

A. Yes, you can take hand sanitiser gel through airport security with your hand luggage, as long as the bottle size is under 100ml, and it is in a sealed, clear plastic bag with your other liquids. This bag must be taken out of your hand luggage and placed in the tray separately. Please check your bags and pockets carefully before going through security to make sure you aren’t accidentally carrying any other liquids. Read more about airport security

Q. Can I pack hand sanitiser gel in my hold luggage?

A. Yes, you can pack bottles of hand sanitiser in your hold luggage, subject to your airline’s baggage allowance and the hold baggage restrictions.

Q. Can I take anti-bacterial wipes through security in my hand luggage?

A. Yes you can. Anti-bacterial wipes are not considered liquids and can be taken through security. You do not need to put wipes in your liquids bag.