Shannon Airport (SNN)

Airport Overview:

The Shannon Airport is the third busiest airport in Ireland, serving over 3 million passengers in 2008. The Shannon Airport was first opened in 1945 and services 8 airlines including Ireland's airline, Aer Lingus.  


Discounted rates on car rentals at the Shannon Airport and in downtown Shannon are offered by Kemwel.

Kemwel also offers discounted rates on chauffeur and airport transfer services in Shannon.

Taxis are available outside the Arrivals Hall.

There is regular bus service to Limerick Station.

Airport Hotels:

The Oak Wood Arms hotel is located very close to the Shannon Airport, about a 5 minute drive.

1-800-Fly-Europe offers discounted rates on hotels in all areas of Shannon as well as throughout Ireland and Europe.

Information Desks:

An airport information desk is located in the Arrivals Hall as well as a tourist information desk. 

Airport Facilities:

Eating and Drinking: There is a café on the first floor serving meals and snacks and a pub in the Departures area.

Shopping: Duty free shopping is available throughout the Departures area.

Money: Banks, ATMs and bureau de change are located in the terminal.

Other: A baby changing station is available in the departures lounge and in the Arrivals area.

Shannon Airport MapIATA Code: SNN

Telephone: + 353 (0) 61 712 000

Shannon Airport
County Clare

Airport Location: The Shannon Airport is located approximately 15 miles from Limerick and Ennis.

Airlines servicing Shannon
Shannon, Rep. of Ireland Flights
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