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Travelling to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Travelling to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Opened on 1 July 1933, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is officially one of the UK’s oldest international airports. It’s located seven miles south east of Liverpool itself and sees around 5 million passengers every year.

Liverpool became the first city to name their international airport after a famous resident when it renamed Liverpool airport after the legendary Beatle John Lennon to commemorate the musician, who arguably changed the music scene as we know it.

Liverpool John Lennon airport flies to over 60 destinations worldwide and is known for providing a relaxed, stress-free flying experience. Passenger numbers have grown tenfold in recent years, establishing the airport as a gateway to the North West and beyond.

Arriva buses operate services to the airport from across Liverpool and beyond. Routes include Speke, Bootle, St. Helens, Prescot, Huyton and more, making Arriva buses the simplest and cheapest way to get to the airport.

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There is plenty to see and do in Liverpool John Lennon airport whatever the reason is you’re flying. Be sure to make a stop at the World Duty-Free shop where you can pick up some of the finest perfumes, makeup and sunglasses, all with great discounts. Pick up gifts and souvenirs here, including champagne, confectionery and fashion accessories too.

 Looking for a new pair of headphones for the flight? Or perhaps you’re looking for a Kindle or iPad to help you while away the hours on a long-haul trip? Whatever the reason for your visit, the Dixons store sells all manner of top tech items and is well worth a visit.

 And if you’re looking to pick up a souvenir of your time in Liverpool (or buy a keepsake to someone who lives elsewhere), the With Love From Liverpool giftshop has plenty of Scouse treats to take away.