Flybe have an extensive range of flights from Douglas Airport in the Isle of man.
Isle of Man Airport (also known as Ronaldsway airport) opened as an airfield in 1929 and began operating passenger flights from the Isle of Man to the UK in 1933.

Since then the airport has had a varied history including a period during World War II when it came under the control of the Royal Air Force.

Over the past decade, a programme of improvements to the airport has been followed including the building of an extension and refurbishing of existing facilities. The Manx Military and Aviation Museum details the history of flights from the Isle of Man through exhibitions and displays.

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The airport has all of the facilities you would expect, such as ATMs and a post box. There is a café and bar on both landside and airside and a shop where visitors taking flights from the Isle of Man may purchase a selection of newspapers and magazines, books, sweets and cigarettes.

Parking facilities in and around Isle of Man Airport

The car park is situated in front of the airport terminal, along with a pick-up and drop off area. The first hour of parking is free of charge, after which an hourly or daily tariff is applied depending on length of stay.

Parking spaces are provided for disabled travellers in a dedicated area.
The car park is well lit at all times of day and night, is surrounded by a fence and benefits from 24 hour security.

Transport links to Isle of Man Airport

Passengers taking flights from Isle of Man Airport will find the airport at Ronaldsway, 9 miles southwest from Douglas, the island’s capital.

The airport is well signposted on all main roads. All areas of the island can be accessed by car within an hour’s drive from the airport.

Buses to Douglas, operated by Isle of Man Transport, leave from the airport every hour, or every half hour at peak times. The journey to Douglas takes around half an hour. Other destinations including Castletown, Port Erin and Port St Mary are also easily reached by bus.

Taxis are available from a rank at the front of the airport terminal and fixed tariffs are available to most destinations on the island.

Conference and other business facilities at Isle of Man Airport

Faxing and photocopying services are available during office hours; just ask at the main reception desk. There is also a meeting room which can be reserved by contacting the Airport Director’s Office.

The Rendezvous Executive Lounge provides a relaxing and luxurious retreat in plush, contemporary surroundings for both business and leisure travellers taking flights from the Isle of Man. Complimentary drinks and snacks are provided along with television, WiFi and internet facilities.

The lounge is open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. (7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sundays) and daily access is available at a cost of £12.

Airport distance from Douglas and other notable surrounding locations

Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man is approximately 9 miles from Isle of Man Airport. Port St Mary is 4 miles from the airport and Port Erin is 5 miles away.

The Isle of Man in only 33 miles long and 13 miles wide, so nowhere on the island should take longer than an hour to reach by car.

Isle of Man Information

The Isle of Man, sometimes referred to as the ‘Jewel of the Irish Sea’, is not part of the UK, despite being only 60 miles from the coast of England. The island is governed by the Tynwald, a parliament originally established by the Vikings, over a century ago.

40% of the Isle of Man is uninhabited, making it an ideal destination for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Its landscape is diverse, with gorgeous beaches and magnificent hills and glens to explore.

Nature lovers will be impressed by the variety of wildlife to be found on the island. Boat trips may be arranged during the summer season to view migrant birds and even dolphins and whales.

The Isle of Man is world famous for motor sports. The TT motorcycle races are a riveting spectacle taking place every June and entailing the closing off of the island’s roads. August sees the Manx Grand Prix which has been held annually since 1930.

Isle of man has a working harbour and offers a wide variety of attractions including the superb Gaiety Theatre and fascinating Manx Museum. There is no shortage of great places to eat and drink in Douglas and there is even a casino.

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