Humberside Airport – 13 miles
It will significantly assist your journey if you discuss any special requirements in advance when you make your travel arrangements or book a holiday. This applies to all booking methods – travel agents, websites or by telephone (Customers using an internet booking service will usually find a relevant telephone number on the website). Prior notification to the airline and airport will facilitate a much smoother and comfortable process for you and your journey.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport – 16 miles
Leeds Bradford Airport – 45 miles
Parking for blue badge holders
Blue Badge holders are not allowed to stop on the airport roads, in the bus lay-by or on any restricted part of the road network unless in an emergency. Please make your way to car park 1 and call for assistance via the intercom which will be provided free of charge.
- Car park 1 to information desk = 75 Meters
- Information desk to check in = 22 Meters
- Check in to security = 38 Meters
- Security to the departure lounge = 25 – 45 Meters
- Arrivals hall to car park 1 = 135 Meters
Prime car parking spaces at the front of the car park for disabled passengers. However, they are allocated on first come first served basis.
Leeds Bradford Airport
Dedicated Blue Badge parking is available – display your badge in your window.
The disabled parking area is checked regularly and your car may be clamped or a fixed penalty fine issued if there is no sign of disabled parking entitlement.
If you require special assistance while at the airport you should inform your airline, tour operator or travel agent at least 48 hours before you fly. It is best to give as much notice as possible both for your outbound and return journeys so the necessary arrangements can be made to give you the assistance you require.
Your airline will pass on your special assistance booking prior to your arrival at the airport. If you arrive at the airport and haven’t booked in advance, all reasonable efforts will be made to assist you.
If you require assistance on arrival at the airport, you should locate the nearest call point to request assistance and you will be assisted to your chosen method of check-in.
Most of the airport is on one level. Within the departure lounge, there is a lift for passengers to gain access to the first floor. Accessible toilets are located on the main concourse and within the departure lounge.
Travelling with mobility equipment
For those passengers taking a mobility aid – such as a scooter or wheelchair – onto the aircraft, your airline must be advised in advance preferably at the time of booking.
All clients have the right to stay in their own wheelchair up to the door of the aircraft and should have it there at the door to the aircraft when exiting.
BHTA guide for flying. Provides information on wheelchair and scooter specifications.
You should provide details to your airline, tour operator or travel agent which outline the dimension, weight, make and model of the mobility aid.
You will be able to travel with your mobility aid from arrival at the airport up until the point of boarding the aircraft.
The ground handling team will ensure your mobility aid is made safe for carriage on the plane and you or a person in your travelling party may be required to liaise with the team to ensure the mobility aid is immobilised.
You will be reunited with your mobility aid at the aircraft side after disembarking. In the unlikely event there is any damage to your mobility equipment, our Special Assistance team will make every effort to provide you with a temporary replacement.