Prestwick Airport Information (PIK)
Located within convenient driving distance of Ayr and downtown Glasgow in South Ayrshire, Glasgow Prestwick Airport is used by more than 2.4 million travellers yearly. The single terminal building is responsible for all departing and arriving flights.
- Glasgow, Prestwick, South Ayrshire
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport Ltd
- Time Zone
- IATA Code
- ICAO Code
- 055°30'34"N 004°35'40"W
Mainly budget carriers operate out of the airport, such as Ryanair and Bmi baby. Glasgow Prestwick offers flights to more than 10 European holiday destinations as well as more than 20 scheduled services covering major cities across Europe including: Malaga, Palma, Rome, Nice, Barcelona, London and Paris.
Some of the essential amenities at Glasgow Prestwick are several cash machines, and positioned next to the entrance of the Departures concourse passengers will find a Travelex currency exchange counter. Other amenities include baby changing rooms, left luggage service, a prayer room, an entertainment arcade as well as a range of outlets and restaurants, which are scattered across the airport building.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport provides decent standard business facilities. Conference rooms and a selection of supporting business amenities are offered by the Syndicate seminar room and the Aviator Suite. Internet kiosks can be found in the Departures lounge and on the terminal's first floor, while wireless access is available across the airport building.
Although Scotland's fourth largest air hub is situated within less than 30 miles from Glasgow, it has good public transportation connections with the city including frequent buses, taxis and rail services. The closest city to Glasgow Prestwick is Ayr, which is associated with Robert Burns, the renowned poet. The cosmopolitan city of Glasgow boasts a wide range of tourist highlights, excellent shops and superb restaurants.