Newcastle International Airport is located in Woolsington in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 9.3 km north-west of the city centre. In 2010 it was the 11th busiest airport in the United Kingdom.
The airport is owned by seven local authorities (51%) and Copenhagen Airport (49%). The seven local authorities are: Durham County Council, Gateshead MBC, City of Newcastle, North Tyneside MBC, Northumberland County Council, South Tyneside MBC and City of Sunderland.
In terms of passenger numbers, Newcastle is the third largest airport in the North of England, Manchester Airport being the largest and Liverpool Airport following.
Newcastle airport covers flights to Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Izmir