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UK Airports > Cardiff

Cardiff Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Caerdydd) (IATA: CWL, ICAO: EGFF) is an international airport for Wales serving Cardiff and the rest of South, Mid and West Wales. Around 2 million passengers pass through the airport each year.


It is located in the village of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, 12 mi (19 km) west of the city centre of Cardiff, the country's largest city and capital.


Cardiff Airport is owned by TBI plc. It is the only airport in Wales offering international scheduled flights; is served by scheduled, low-fare, business and charter carriers; and also supports corporate and general aviation. The majority of international flights are to Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands with the most popular being Alicante, Amsterdam, Palma de Mallorca. The most popular domestic service within the UK is to Edinburgh. There are also transatlantic charter flights to the USA and the Caribbean.


The airport is a hub for Bmibaby, which is the largest scheduled airline at the airport, with Aer Arann, Flybe, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines all having a large presence with Cardiff as a focus city, although Flybe have expressed their intentions to become the largest airline at the airport by 2011 focussing on the business and short leisure break sectors.


For latest information on Cardiff Airport, please visit the official website.


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