Leeds Bradford Airport
Leeds Bradford Airport started life as Yeadon Aerodrome in 1931 as predominantly a flying club.
During World War II the runways were expanded in order to test fly the 4,500 planes that were built in the nearby AVRO factory.
After a fire in 1965 work began on a new passenger terminal which opened in 1968.
Over the years the airport has steadily grown and in 2003 & 2006 two new hangars and a refurbishment and expansion of the food and beverage area.
Today the airport flies to thirty destinations with worldwide connections via Amsterdam or London Heathrow, British Airways, KLM, Monarch, Easyjet, Flybe, Ryanair, and Jet 2 all operate from the airport.
Passengers can also take advantage of the winter and summer package holidays from Airtours, Balkan Holidays, Cosmos Holidays, Canterbury Travel, and Crystal the UK’s top ski specialists.
There is an extensive Duty Free and shopping area for passengers situated over three floors along with several food and drink outlets.
British Airways and Flybe both offer private lounges which are for the execlusive use of their travellers. Children can use the kid’s play area and family entertainment area.