Newcastle International Airport


Newcastle International Airport is the largest airport in the North East. It is a jobs generator, supporting 18,900 jobs, including 3,500 onsite.

Newcastle International Airport is a public private partnership. Seven local authorities own 51% of the airport company; Durham County Council, Gateshead MB Council, Newcastle City Council, Northumberland Council, North Tyneside Council, South Tyneside Council and Sunderland City Council. 49% is owned by AMP Capital. 

The airport serves a catchment area of the North East, South Scotland, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire and contributes over £1.16 billion in GVA to the regional economy every year. 

In 2018, almost five and a half million customers passed through its doors, the highest number in over a decade. Newcastle International connects to more than 80 destinations directly and provides customers with access to a wider global network via flights to London Heathrow, Dubai, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin and Paris.