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Hampden Park Stadium and Museum Tour 2018

Hampden Park Stadium and Museum Tour 2018
2 hours
USD 18.64
Experience Hampden Park as the players do on match day and see historic treasures on this 2-hour stadium and museum tour. Visit the underground roadway, team changing rooms, and get the chance to strike a ball in the Hampden Hotshots gallery with the speed of your shot electronically measured. Walk down the tunnel, hear the famous “Hampden Roar,” and then follow in the footsteps of footballer legends by climbing the stairs to the cup presentation area.

Oban and the West Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow

Oban and the West Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow
9 hours
USD 64.53
Escape the city bustle of Glasgow, and head west on the Oban and West Highlands Day Trip! This breathtaking area of Scotland contains coastlines, moorlands and mountains which encompass the dramatic beauty of the West Highlands. Explore the cosy, wee villages of Oban, Luss and Inveraray and take in the scenery with friendly Highland hospitality from your guide!

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) Information

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 GLA Glasgow Airport Info & Guide

Glasgow Airport

Where is Glasgow Airport?  

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, was nicknamed the "Second City of the British Empire" for much of history. Today, Glasgow is one of Europe's top financial centres.

Boasting a revitalised city centre, Glasgow offers outstanding museums (most of which are free), the best shopping outside London and lovely parks. The city also offers easy access to the Scottish Highlands.

Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF), formerly Glasgow Abbotsinch Airport, and referred to simply as Glasgow Airport, is located near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew, 13 kilometres (8 miles) southwest of Glasgow city centre, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is the busiest of two airports that serve the Greater Glasgow area. The other, Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK), which serves low-cost carriers, is situated 32 miles (51 km) from the city centre.

In 2012, Glasgow Airport served 7,157,859 passengers, making it the 2nd busiest airport in Scotland, after Edinburgh Airport, and the 8th busiest in the United Kingdom.

Glasgow Airport is a hub for BMI Regional, EasyJet, Flybe, Loganair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways. Other airlines that fly to GLA include Aer Lingus, Air Transat, British Airways, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Wizz Air. 

Cities that fly to Glasgow Airport include Amsterdam, Antalya, Barbados, Barcelona, Berlin, Cancun, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubai, Faro, Geneva, Las Vegas, London, New York, Nice, Orlando. Paris,  Rhodes, Rome, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sofia, Toronto, Vancouver and Warsaw.

Your best bet for a Glasgow Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Glasgow Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport services include:

  • Skylounge (fee) - Business Wing and Holiday Wing
  • Business Centre,nwith meeting rooms - adjacent to terminal
  • Laptop and mobile phone charging
  • Mobile phone charging (with adapters)
  • Relaxstation (massage) - after security
  • Luggage storage - up to 3 months
  • Postal services
  • Drycleaning
  • Photo booths
  • Prayer room - international arrivals (ground floor)

Additional Glasgow Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2018