Serving as a gateway into Norfolk County in eastern England, Norwich International Airport is a regional airport that is served only by a few airlines. There is only one terminal building at the airport and that’s where all of the airline facilities are located. The ticket desks and check-in desks are located to the left of the entrances and the arrivals hall is located in the far right end of the terminal. The Departure Concourse for all airlines occupies the central part of the terminal at Norwich International Airport.
Passengers in Norwich who’d like to get to other major destinations in the United Kingdom will have to rely on Flybe service. Based in southern England, this domestic carrier connects Norwich with Manchester Airport, one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom. The trip to Manchester is one of the few flights that are offered on a year round basis by any airline in Norwich. Flybe also operates direct flights to Edinburgh Airport in Scotland’s capital.
Flybe invites customers to some of the most popular island destinations within the United Kingdom. The domestic low-cost carrier operates seasonal flights to Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel Islands and to the Isle of Man. The waterfront southern English cities of Newquay and Southampton are also part of the seasonal schedule operated by Flybe.
The Scottish city of Aberdeen is connected to Norwich International Airport via two small domestic airlines. BMI Regional and Eastern Airways take passengers to Scotland’s third most populous city all year long.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the only other airline that offers scheduled flights from Norwich International Airport. The national flag carrier airline of the Netherlands offers non-stop flights to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Dutch capital.
During selected seasons at Norwich International Airport, Thomson Airways offers charter flights to some of the most popular resorts in the Mediterranean region. This major British charter airline takes tourists to Ibiza and Mallorca, which are the most visited Balearic Islands of Spain. Additionally, the Thomson Airways fleet lands in the Tenefire-South Airport in the Spanish Canary Islands near the West African coast. The huge charter carrier also invites passengers to the Greek island of Corfu.
Thomas Cook Airlines is another major company that offers charter flights to vacation destinations. The Turkish resorts of Antalya and Dalaman can be reached by this British charter airline on a seasonal basis. The small Mediterranean island nation of Malta is also on the Thomas Cook Airlines schedule at Norwich International Airport.