Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)
Facilities and Services
(Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK)
Originally called Speke Airport, Liverpool John Lennon International Airport (LPL) is a busy single terminal facility handling in excess of five million passengers per year.
The airport offers a good selection of facilities, both essential and otherwise, with everything from prayer rooms to shops and restaurants.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +44 (0)870 750 8484
Liverpool John Lennon International Airport (LPL) has a large team of staff including service personnel, medical representatives and information officers. Also on hand are friendly and efficient police officers providing both assistance and protection for travellers.
The airport has an information desk that is situated between the escalators leading to the departures area. Some useful telephone numbers for airport facilities include:
Passenger Information - +44 (0)870 750 8484
Flight Information - +44 (0)906 108 8484
Customs - +44 (0)151 486 5545
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
With over three-million passengers passing through the terminal each year, Liverpool has a lot of people to cater for in terms of shopping facilities; fortunately, it more than meets requirements with a variety of popular high street names. Among the selection are WH Smith, Boots, Dorothy Perkins and Spar. Other retailers include: Dabs.com, where electronics goods can be purchased; the Soft Shoe Company, for footwear; and Impressions of Liverpool, which sells a variety of Liverpool souvenirs. A duty-free outlet is available beyond passport control in the Departures area.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
For dining and refreshments, head for the terminal's third floor where you'll find a selection of establishments including some popular names including Burger King, Caffé Ritazza and Aintree Food Village. Meanwhile, for drinks Starbucks is available for coffee, while those wanting something alcoholic can head to Wetherspoon's Argosy Bar. Beyond passport control there's the Food Fayre Restaurant and the Daytripper Bar.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
The airport has five Travelex counters which provide a range of financial services including currency exchange. There are currently no banks or post offices present in the airport.
Business and Conference Facilities
At the Halewood International Executive Lounge, passengers will find the Internet Zone, offering office-style desks and chairs, and laptop connections as well as payphone facilities. Meanwhile, the airport's Cavern Suite is available for hire for conferences and is capable of seating 30 delegates board-style or 80 delegates theatre-style.
The airport's disabled facilities are compliant with EU standards and include disabled parking spaces, specially designed toilets, low-level telephones, an induction loop system and an ambulift for easy boarding and disembarkation.
The airport has a prayer room for those with religious requirements, Wi-Fi capabilities throughout the terminal, a travel agent and a passenger room available for the administering of medication.