Glasgow is an international airport in Scotland located 8 miles west of Glasgow City Centre, it is the eight busiest airport in Scotland. The airport has one terminal with three piers: Central, East and West. The Central Pier, which was part of the original 1966 building, is now used for domestic destinations. The East Pier, constructed in the mid 1970s, was originally used for international flights but in recent years has been redeveloped for use by EasyJet and Loganair as well as some charters, also most flights to Ireland and Northern Ireland also use this pier. The West Pier, built as part of the 1989 extension project, is the principal international and long haul departure point, with some gates capable of handling Boeing 747 aircraft. Glasgow Airport is the busiest of Scotland's three main international airports. Over 40 airlines serve around 80 destinations.
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Glasgow city is the largest city in Scotland and is situated on the River Clyde in the country's west central lowland, located in Lanarkshire on the west coast of Scotland, Glasgow is a vibrant, fashionable city, with a freshness and style that few other UK cities can match. Glasgow is a friendly city with wonderful architectural delights,a vast array of shops, stylish restaurants, lively pubs and galleries, including the wonderful Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.With over 800 bars and pubs to choose from and a massive selection of nightclubs, Friday and Saturday nights see the streets swell with people moving from one entertainment to another. Music fans will love the Glasgow's atmosphere due to number of festivals and live gigs throughout the city. Festivals include the Celtic Connections in January, Glasgow International Jazz Festival in June. Glasgow has a massive historical background and you can explore into the depths of the beautiful city.