Serving Northumberland, Tyneside and Wearside, Newcastle International Airport is the third largest in the North of England, after Manchester and Liverpool. Just 6 miles north-west of Newcastle city centre, the airport is ideally placed to tour the attractions of the area.
Choose from a range of low-cost goods at Biza Tax and Duty Free at Newcastle Airport, including wines and spirits, tobacco, cosmetics, fragrances, sunglasses, watches, toys, electronics and handbags. Boots, Dixon's Traveller and W.H. Smith off all your last-minute holiday essentials, whilst Accessorize, Claire's, Cuba Lily, Kids Store and JD Sports area on hand for jewellery, clothing, toys and sporting goods.
Newcastle Airport has a range of eateries to suit all tastes and budgets, both before and after security. From Starbucks, Cafe Ritazza, Burger King and Gregg's bakery, to Echo Bar, Bar Des Voyageurs, Eagle Bar Diner, Real Food Company and Caviar House and Prunier, you can grab a quick snack on-the-go, or sit down and enjoy a leisurely meal or drink before you fly.
The airport has a games arcade, Games Grid, where you can play classic arcade games, slot machines, video games, air hockey and a dance mat, or for a change of pace, visit one of the three Lounges where you can enjoy peace and quiet and complimentary drinks, snacks, newspapers and magazines.
The city centre is easily accessible from the airport, and is known for its vibrant character, as well as rich cultural and historical heritage. There's plenty to see and do in this attractive city, with Newcastle also close to some unspoilt countryside and dramatic coastline.
The main shopping centre in Newcastle is Eldon Square, home to over 140 shops, as well as Eldon Garden, Grainger Town and Metrocentre (which also boasts the largest indoor theme park in Europe). Walk along the stylish waterfront by the River Tyne, discover the Roman remains around the area or view the iconic Angel of the North, the famous sculpture on the hillside by the AI.
Museums to visit around in and around Newcastle include Hancock Museum, Discovery Museum, Stephenson Railway Museum, the Beamish Open-Air Museum and the hands-on Centre for Life. Other attractions include The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, the Sage Gateshead, Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle and the Blue Reef Aquarium.