Ronaldsway Airport

This information is correct as of October 2016.

Isle of Man Airport (also known as Ronaldsway Airport) is the Isle of Man's main airport. It's in the south of the island, about seven miles from Douglas. Most of the flights from Ronaldsway are to and from the UK, but there are a couple of continental routes in the pipeline. It was the hub for Manx Airlines, which stopped operating in 2002. The airport's most popular routes are to Liverpool, London and Manchester.

Our IOM guide has everything you need to know about Ronaldsway Airport. If you're ready to book, you can compare flights to the Isle of Man here.

Ronaldsway Airport parking

Short stay and long stay car parks are available at IOM Airport. There's a maximum charge of £60 for stays of 13 days and longer. You can stay in the short stay car park for up to 9 days (£60)(the long stay car park is cheaper at £45).

Restaurants at Isle of Man Airport

There's a self-service restaurant, Cafe Oasis, which serves a range of hot meals (including jacket potatoes and other British classics) as well as cold snacks (such as grab 'n' go sandwiches and salads). There's a Costa Coffee and a pub, Okells Bar, in the departure lounge.

Isle of Man Airport shops

There's a WH Smith if you need to pick up any books, magazines or snacks. The Skylines Departure Lounge shop is a standard duty free store, selling little luxuries at 20% discount compared to high street prices.

Lounges at Isle of Man Airport

The Rendezvous Executive Lounge can be found after security and before entering the main departures area. It has all the frills you'd expect from a lounge, such as complimentary drinks and free Wi-Fi. Membership is available for frequent flyers.

Hotels near Isle of Man Airport

If you're hopping over to the Isle of Man on business, or just have an early flight, accommodation at the airport simply makes travel a bit easier. The nearest accommodation is the Sefton Express Hotel, but you can compare hotels in Castletown to find more hotels near the airport.

Airports near Ronaldsway:
  • Anglesey airport (92km)
  • Belfast City airport (100km)
  • Blackpool airport (109km)
  • Belfast International airport (121km)
  • Dublin (Ireland) airport (129km)
  • See all airports in United Kingdom.

 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

One of the island's major roads, the A5, passes the airport. Head east on the A5 for Douglas and west for Castletown and Port Erin. To reach Peel, head west on the A5 and then go north onto the A3. The Isle of Man is known for its fantastic driving routes, so we highly recommend booking car hire from Isle of Man Airport.

Trains hide 

There's no train station at Isle of Man Airport. If you want to take public transport, you'll need to take a bus. There are quite a few routes serving the main towns on the island. If you want to head off the beaten track it's best to hire a car.

Buses hide 

Buses are the only public transport option from the airport. Thankfully there are quite a few to choose from.

· Routes 1, 1A and 2  call at Douglas, Santon, Ballasalla, Castletown and Port Erin during the day from Monday to Saturday.

· During Sundays, early mornings and evenings the previous route is handled by numbers 10, 11, 11A, 12 and 12A.

· Services 8 and 8A call at Peel, Foxdale and Port Erin during the day from Monday to Saturday.

Taxi hide 

There's a taxi rank outside the main entrance. Taxis are metered, and the fare will depend on where you want to go on the island. You should expect to pay about £14 to Douglas, £18 to Port Erin and Port St Mary, £20 to Peel and Laxey, £22 to Kirk Michael and £30 to Ramsay. Prices do vary, these are rough estimates.

 Who flies to Ronaldsway

 Airport Contact Details

Ronaldsway Airport

Isle of Man Airport,
Isle of Man British Isles IM9 2AS,

Tel:+44 (0)1624 821600
Fax:+44 (0)1624 821611


Isle of Man Department of Transport - Airports Division

 Location Details

Longitude:4° 37' 40'' W
Latitude:54° 4' 57'' N
Distance to city centre:2 km
Driving duration:5 minutes

 Airport Location

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