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Useful things to know about Doncaster Airport
- Doncaster Airport is the second largest airport in Yorkshire after Leeds Bradford airport.
- Doncaster Airport is owned by Peel Airports which owns three other current UK airports.
- Doncaster Airport is situated at the site of the former RAF Finningley base.
- There is a public airport licence held by Doncaster Airport.
- Doncaster Airport started long haul flights to America in 2007 but these were since cancelled.
Doncaster Airport Mini Guide
Tell me About the Airport…
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is located in South Yorkshire, England and built on the original base for RAF Finningley. From the airport it is 5.6km to the city of Doncaster and Sheffield
is 29km away. It is named after the fictional outlaw, who lived nearby in Sherwood Forest. The airport took the brunt of controversy over flying and carbon emissions as it was constructed and opened at the height of calls over whether air travel was necessary.
How do I get There?
Currently 7 airlines operate out of the airport, these mostly fly to European holiday resorts. There are also scheduled services to cities in Eastern Europe.
How do I get to the City?
There is a regular bus service to Doncaster, but no direct shuttle service. The only direct route to both Doncaster and Sheffield at present is via taxi or your Rhino hire car.
What’s at the Airport?
To exchange your currency, go to the Travelex outlets located around the terminal, where there are also cash machines. There are internet kiosks available for your use, on a pay as you go basis. Wi-Fi is also available. The Ramada Encore is the hotel onsite at the airport, should you require accommodation. The car hire desks are situated adjacent to the arrivals area, should you have hired a car.
Can I get a Bite to eat There?
If you just want a quick snack or a coffee, go to Costa Coffee in the check-in area or departures. Before you check in, you can choose from a wide selection of drinks and meals at the Wetherspoon Amy Johnson. In departures, you can try the Wetherspoon Finningley Windmill, where you will find everything on the menu, from breakfast or sandwiches to a hearty steak or spicy curry.
Are There Shops?
WHSmith have 2 outlets at the airport, where you can buy newspapers and magazines and a book to read on your journey. Alpha Airport Shopping offers a wide range of luxury names, wines and spirits at tax free prices.
What if I Need Special Assistance?
The airport is designed with wheelchair use in mind. Passengers with reduced mobility are offered a meet and assist service and support throughout the airport.
Latest Update from Doncaster Airport:
The airport is a major hub for Wizzair who have laid on several flights to Warsaw for the Euro 2012 tournament. These flights are due to finish shortly after the final is played but may be reinstated depending on demand.
- Doncaster Airport's fortunes are suffering these days and after falling passenger numbers led to its sale back to its original owners it suffered a 15% drop in passengers last year further risking its financial viability.