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Airport code: MME
+44 (0)132 533 2811
6 miles from Darlington
Airport Postcode: DL2 1LU
This guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Durham Tees Valley Airport.
The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire. Its one terminal transports over 140,000 passengers each year to various destinations in Europe. Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking.

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    Durham Tees Airport to benefit from expansion.

    The go ahead for the third runway isn’t just good news for Heathrow; the planned expansion will act as a positive influence on Durham Tees Valley Airport too as it promises to connect it with other key international hubs. The intention from MPs is to also keep pressure on Heathrow to ensure Teesside benefit too.

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    Red Arrows display set to wow at Durham Tees Valley airport

    There was a huge amount of disappointment last year when Skylive was postponed in the wake of the tragic events at Shoreham Airshow. However, fear not; the airshow taking place at Durham Tees Valley airport has been rearranged for 28th May this year. Not only is the airshow returning, but it’s coming back bigger and better than ever.

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    Spain is top in the Northeast

    Spain, including the Balearic and Canary islands, is the most popular flight destination for travellers in the northeast of England, according to local newspaper, the Sunday Sun. The news means that the growing popularity of resorts in Turkey and Eastern Europe is not affecting the sale of tickets on more traditional routes, such as Alicante, Tenerife, or Palma de Mallorca.

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    KLM adds homeland flights

    Throughout summer 2011, KLM, one of the largest carriers in the world, will operate three flights a day from Durham Tees Valley Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in Holland. The route, which has been described as a “major benefit” to northeast business, is being sold on the strength of Schiphol’s links to long-haul destinations, such as New York in the US, Frankfurt in Germany, and Hong Kong in China.

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    Passenger numbers in freefall

    Whilst several UK airports defied the odds (and volcanic activity) to post growth in 2010, a far greater number succumbed to snowfall and the recession, and ended the year in a disappointing slump. However, few airports can claim to have suffered as much as Durham Tees Valley. The Darlington hub has lost almost 700,000 passengers since 2006, including 63,000 in 2010 alone.

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