For the widest choice of destinations head for London Stansted. Residents of East Anglia should also consider London Luton, London Heathrow, London City, East Midlands and Doncaster Sheffield. See the relevant airport pages for more information.
There is a modest choice of low-cost flights, scheduled flights and summer season charter flights from Southend and Norwich:
London Southend is one of the UK’s quietest airports. There are just 2 airlines (Aer Lingus and EasyJet) operating regular flights in 2013.
Domestic destinations include Belfast and Newquay. Flights also head for Jersey, Waterford and Dublin. The presence of EasyJet means a choice of European city and beach holiday airports that includes destinations in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Switzerland and the Netherlands. There is an increase in the number of flights in summer, when tour operators lay on charter flights to beach holiday destinations
Norwich is one of the UK’s quietest airports. There are just 3 airlines operating scheduled flights in 2013. Eastern Airways operate daily flights to Aberdeen. Budget airline Flybe operates year-round flights to Edinburgh, Exeter and Manchester. Flybe operate seasonal routes to Newport, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. The only international route is to Amsterdam with KLM.
There is an increase in the number of flights in summer, when tour operators like Thomson and First Choice operate charter flights to beach holiday destinations in Spain, Bulgaria, Madeira, Malta, Tunisia and Turkey. There are also one-off charter holiday flights to destinations like Dubrovnik and the Italian Lakes. See the airport website for details.
Main flight operators from Norwich:
• Eastern Airways
Top destinations (passenger numbers) in 2011
• Palma de Mallorca
Find live flight information at www.norwichairport.co.uk