Blackpool International Airport is an international airport on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, just outside Blackpool, the airport was formerly known as Squires Gate Airport and from Jersey is 510 miles away. Several scheduled airlines operate from the airport, as well as charter holiday flights in the summer months. Blackpool Airport is a regional airport and although fairly small in size, it still has great facilities to keep travellers happy. There is a wonderful boutique that allows passengers to shops for toys, jewellery, perfumes, sunglasses and clothes as well as wines and spirits. Bar Icon and the Land Side and Air Side bars are prefect for relaxing with a beer or coffee and snacks before boarding your flight. Business travellers who need to catch up on work can do so in the executive lounge with desks and comfortable seating, complimentary snacks, drinks and internet.
Blackpool is a borough, seaside town, and unitary authority area of Lancashire, in North West England. It is situated along England's west coast by the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 17.5 miles northwest of Preston, 30 miles north of Liverpool, and 40 miles northwest of Manchester. It has a population of 142,900, making it the third most populous settlement in North West England, and a population density which makes it the fourth most densely populated district of England and Wales outside Greater London.