Flight Operations To Liverpool
The Royal Liver Building at Pier Head, Liverpool
The Royal Liver Building at Pier Head, Liverpool


Flight Operations to Liverpool

Ahmad Ammar | - 03/26/2019
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Flight Operations to Liverpool: The 2019 Grand National this April 6 will be the 172nd annual running of the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England. Only twenty minutes from Aintree is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, serving northwest England. Here are the details…

Liverpool John Lennon Airport 
  • IATA: LPL 
  • Coordinates: 53.3359° N, 2.8550° W 
  • Elevation: 81ft/24m 
  • Magnetic variation: 1° West 
  • Fuel types: Jet A1 & Avgas 100LL 
  • Timezone: GMT 
Operational Information
  • Private flights don’t require overflight or landing permits
  • For specific aircraft nationalities, see CAA website
  • Non-scheduled flights require overflight and landing permits
  • Parking requires PPR with booking well in advance recommended
  • There are no significant NOTAMs
Ground Transport
  • It takes approximately 20 minutes by car to get to the racecourse from John Lennon airport
  • Please be warned that Aintree car parking can be extremely limited during the Grand National
  • A hackney cab rank is located directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal
  • Uber bookings must be met in the car parks
  • All car rental companies operate from this airport
  • Buses are available into the city where you can catch trains to Aintree, these bus services include 500, 82A, 86A, 80A, 86D, and 82B

Close to the airport:

  • Hampton by Hilton
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Holiday Inn

There are no major hotels close to the Aintree Racecourse, however, the city centre is approximately a 20-minute drive away.

For support with your Flight Operations to Liverpool, contact UAS