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Cardiff International Airport Code CWL

Airport Codes

IATA CODE CWL
ICAO CODE EGFF
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 493
COUNTRY CODE GBR
ZIP CODE CF62 3BD
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE CWL

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 51°23'48"N / -3°-20'-35"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EGFF
Observation Time: 27/05/2021 12:28 pm

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About Cardiff International Airport Code

Cardiff International Airport code is CWL. It is located at a height of 67 meters above sea level in the heart of Wales. 

About Cardiff International Airport (CWL)

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is one of the busiest airports in Wales. It serves nearly 2 million passengers every year from its location in the village of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan. 

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) commenced operations in 2013 and has since undergone several renovations to improve its terminal, runways, and other facilities. It was also a hub for a number of flying clubs as well. 

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) Runways

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is serviced by a single runway: 

12/30 2,354 m asphalt 

This runway handles 31,880 aircraft movements annually. 

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) Terminal

Cardiff International Airport (CWL) features a single terminal that is equipped with all necessary facilities. It has got a lounge, restaurants, and offices of airlines.

Nearest Airports to Cardiff International Airport (CWL)

Bristol Airport 48 miles 

Gloucestershire Airport 68 miles 

Exeter International Airport 107 miles 

Birmingham Airport 113 miles

Southampton Airport 135 miles 

London Heathrow Airport 137 miles

Major Airline Operating from Cardiff International Airport (CWL)

Aer Lingus Regional 

BH Air

Eastern Airways 

KLM

Loganair

Ryanair

TUI Airways

Vueling

Wizz Air

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
12-30 7,848 ft 151 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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