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Humberside

Voted in 2010 as Europe's best airport serving 2 million or fewer passengers.

Humberside International Airport is a key part of both the local and regional transport infrastructure. Located south of the Humber, the airport is able to accommodate a huge variety of freight and passenger aircraft 365 days of the year. Humberside International Airport continues to meet the demands of traders across the UK and Europe and is equipped with a range of facilities to satisfy their requirements:

  • Direct aircraft to road transport transfer
  • On-site cargo transit shed
  • Perishable hub offering 10,000 sq. ft. of storage facilities
  • 344 acres of space
  • One of the busiest heliports in the UK
  • 3 flying schools
  • Uncongested airspace
  • Unloading/loading capability of up to 45.5 tonnes NEQ of Class 1.1
  • Code 4F airfield
  • Apron parking for aircraft up to 767 size
  • Ground handling for Cargo, Charter & Scheduled provided by Swissport
  • Ground handling for Executive/Business Travel provided by Weston Aviation

Landing, parking, fuel (managed in house), handling and cargo throughput rates are highly competitive here at Humberside, with a discreet and professional service being offered as standard to all customers. The following airlines operate regularly at the airport:

  • KLM - 3 flights daily to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (consistently voted Europe’s best business airport and was voted Best Airport in Europe at the 2016 Business Traveller Awards in London for the 26th consecutive year) - connecting to more than 300 destinations worldwide.
  • Eastern Airways – 3 flights daily to Aberdeen
  • Flybe
  • Skytours
  • Thomson
  • British Airways in conjunction with JetXtra

Humberside Airport processes over 200,000 passengers and serves over 22 European destinations - complete with their own independent Travel Agents on-site.

The airport is a key transport hub for the offshore oil and gas industry as well as the growing offshore wind sector. The airport is ideally located to support the transportation of workers to offshore rigs and wind farms in the southern North Sea and given this, the airport has a number of based helicopter companies operating their services out into the North Sea. Significant growth is expected over coming months, particularly in off-shore wind to support the new Hornsea wind farm projects off the east coast of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

Also at the airport is a helicopter training school which has been operating for over 15 years, specialising in a wide range of services from initial licence training to advanced training for current helicopter pilots. The training school hangar has over 950sqm of space to store their aircraft, as well as those of third parties. Humberside airport is also home to the region’s Search & Rescue helicopter base, operated by Bristow Helicopters.

Humberside Airports Business Park is well established with mixed-use accommodation and over 30 businesses on site. The Business Park now enjoys Enterprise Zone status with 4.6 hectares of land available for development. An on-site ‘Hampton by Hilton’ 100-bedroom hotel is due to open shortly and the Nightel Hotel on-site caters specifically for the needs of students and offshore workers.

Humberside Airport is within 3 miles of the motorway network and only 15 miles from Hull, with rail and Intercity connections nearby. It offers a professional & seamless service to support regional businesses, be that heavy & light industry, renewables or the tourism & leisure sectors within Lincolnshire & the East Riding of Yorkshire.


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