Dublin Airport is located 6 miles north of Dublin and within easy reach of the Republic of Ireland capital’s famous hospitality. Your driver can get you to the centre of Dublin in just over 15 minutes, or a helicopter charter service can be used to get to Galway or Cork in under one hour.
Dublin Airport is one of only two airports in Europe with US border preclearance (the other being Shannon Airport). This means that passengers can have their paperwork dealt with before departure, saving time upon arrival in the United States.
Yes, Dublin Airport supports private jets.
Dublin Airport Facts
Dublin Airport has 2 runways (10/28 and 16/34). The airport handles around 30 million passengers every year.
Runway Length: 2637 metres (10/28) and 2072 metres (16/34)
Tarmac Access: No
Slot Restriction: Yes
For aircraft, 5 fixed base operators are based at the airport providing services including refueling, deicing, baggage handling and slot coordination. Dublin Airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for private jets, however the aviation terminal is only open from 0800-2200 hrs although opening times can be extended for a fee. The General Aviation Terminal is not suitable for large aircraft and so these would need to be routed through the VIP lounge at the main terminal for a fee.
For passengers and crew, facilities include VIP lounges, restaurants,restrooms, showers and gift shops to pass the time pre-flight. On-site immigration and customs clearance at the airport adds an additional level of convenience, alongside additional touches such as complimentary magazines and toiletries.
For late arrivals, or those looking to stay over, more than 15 hotels are conveniently located near to Dublin Airport. In addition to the airports close proximity to Dublin, it is also within a short distance of the UK mainland and Belfast to the north.