About Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Airport, or Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA) is an international airport located just outside the city of Glasgow, Scotland. The airport is currently the second-busiest airport in Scotland, and the eigth-busiest airport in the UK, with 9.9 million passengers in 2017.
The airport was built and officially opened in 1966 by Queen Elizabeth II, with the first commercial flight being a British European Airways flight from Edinburgh. In the current day, the airport serves a number of destinations in Europe, North America and the Middle East with a number of airlines having bases at the airport including Loganair, TUI Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Jet2 and easyJet.
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