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Liverpool John Lennon Airport (IATA: LPL, ICAO: EGGP) is an international airport serving the city of Liverpool and North West England. Formerly known as Speke Airport and RAF Speke, the airport is located within the City of Liverpool adjacent to the estuary of the River Mersey some 6.5 NM (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) southeast of the centre of Liverpool, the airport is named after assassinated musician and peace activist John Lennon. Alongside domestic services, there are also regular scheduled flights to dozens of locations across Europe, the Near East and North Africa as well as formerly North America.

Until 2007 it was one of Europe's fastest growing airports, having increased its annual passenger numbers from 875,000 in 1998 to 5.47 million. The growth rate was 10.2% in 2007. 500,000 passengers were handled in one month, for the first time, during May 2007. Per CAA UK airport statistics, the number of passengers during 2008 reduced by 2.5% to 5.33 million (UK average reduction: 2.0%).

Liverpool Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P735) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers and for flying instruction.

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

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