Shannon Airport, Limerick

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    easy airport access

    by sourbugger Updated Jan 15, 2011

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    Shannon airport is Limerick's local airport, direct flights to Europe are available but fewer destinations than in the past as Ryanair have had a long running battle with the airport authority over landing fees here. Air lingus pulled out for a time and now only operate to a couple of places. Jan '11 lists only 15 destinations for scheduled flights.

    Transatlantic flights are still available,however from Delta and Continental to Newark & JFK.

    Check out more info at by shannon page. As airports go it has quite an interesting history.

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    Getting to Limerick

    by Kristina1701 Written Nov 22, 2003

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    The easiest way to get there from abroad is by flying into Shannon. Thomas Cook for example offers non-stop flights to Shannon from Frankfurt. Other posibilities are flying into Dublin and then taking the train or bus to Limerick. A friend of mine did the first mentioned, however she said she regretted it! So I guess it's better and more comfortable to take the bus, even though the journey takes a little longer thus.

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    Shannon International Airport

    by dracko Updated Apr 1, 2003

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    Shannon International airport, the second largest airport in Ireland, after Dublin, is very close to the city. You can fly into Shannon, and then catch a bus into town. Depending on where you're flying in from, you may get a better deal if you fly into Shannon instead of Dublin.

    Aer Lingus - the greenest airline in the world!!

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    Shannon Airport

    by orlikins Written Feb 11, 2003

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    Shannon Airport really should be called Limerick Airport, considering Limerick is the nearest city to it! ;-)
    It's a big & dull-looking airport, mainly servicing North America, UK & Europe.

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