Maes Awyr Caerdydd has been operating from its current home since 1942.
Since then there have been many changes and in 1995 the airport was privatised and sold to the welsh property and development firm TBI PLC. The company still owns and operates Cardiff along with servicing and operating services at thirteen other airports in five different countries.
In 2006 the airport underwent a £7 million improvement programme and now has the capacity to welcome over a hundred passengers every year.
People can fly direct to many European cities including Paris, Amsterdam and edinburgh. Many winter and summer popular holiday destinations are accessible including Turkey, Egypt Cyprus and Spain.
On average up to twenty five aircraft takeoff and land every hour.
Passengers can take advantage of useful Tax and Duty Free shopping and have a pre flight drink or bite to eat at one of the cafes, bars or food outlets.
For those passengers wanting peace and quiet there is also an executive lounge with Wifi facilities at several points within the departure lounge. For younger passengers there is also a childrens play center where they can let of steam before departing on their holidays!
There is also a Special assistance desk located in the main check out hall for passengers requiring additional help and support. The airport recommends passengers contacting their tour operator or flight company when booking or getting in contact with staff at airport directly for help and advice.
Published Oct 2013