Liverpool John Lennon airport is one of the oldest operational airports in UK, dating back to 1930. However the Liverpool airport was officially opened in 1933. The Liverpool John Lennon Airport is situated 7 miles South East of Liverpool City centre, adjacent to the Mersey Estuary. The airport and its surrounding is noteworthy for its excellent year round weather (fog free).
The John Lennon Airport, Liverpool played a significant role in the war effort, with military aircraft construction taking place on site, both the Rootes and Lockheed aircraft factories. The hard surface runways were replaced by grass strips so as to cater to larger and heavier aircrafts. After the war and subsequent change in authority the land adjacent to the original airport was taken, which is now referred to as Southern Airfield.
The Liverpool John Lennon airport has won the prestigious Fred Camenisch Award in 2002, for its outstanding contribution towards tourism on Merseyside. The award is in recognition of the role played by the Liverpool airport in bringing growing number of visitors, particularly from Europe to the region. The Liverpool airport has also won the Routes 2002 award for its outstanding contribution to airport marketing.
Liverpool airport car parking
The Liverpool airport parking facilities include secured parking for its visitors. There are many agencies that offer parking facilities at the Liverpool airport. You can find most of them over the Internet and book car parking at Liverpool airport online. But booking has to be made in advance at least 24 hours before departure. Liverpool airport car parking at John Lennon is operated by Liverpool park and fly, ABC, BCP, Airport car parking Ltd., and Liverpool Sky Park. The car parking rates at Liverpool airport depends on the time and the number of days and differs from agency to agency.