Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport (Irish: Aerfort na Sionainne) (IATA: SNN, ICAO: EINN) is one of Ireland's three primary airports, along with Dublin and Cork. In 2010 around 1,750,000 passengers passed through the airport, making it the third busiest airport in the state after Dublin and Cork. The airport is located in Shannon, County Clare and mainly serves Limerick, Ennis, Galway and the south-west of Ireland.

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Cork Airport - Operator
... From its opening in 1961 the airport was managed by the Department of Transport and Power, now the Department of Transport ... Aer Rianta took control of Cork and Shannon airports on 1 April 1969 and the assets of the airports were transferred to the company under the Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act, 1998 ... The name of Aer Rianta was changed to the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) under the State Airports Act 2004, which also created the Cork Airport Authority and ...
Economy Of Limerick - Shannon Airport
... Shannon Airport is the key piece of infrastructure in the region and is extremely important for companies in the region to have easy access to other international markets by using the ... The airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland with 1.63 million passengers in 2011 ...
Limerick (city) - Climate
... Met √Čireann maintains a climatological weather station at Shannon Airport, 20 kilometres west of the city in County Clare ... Shannon Airport records an average of 977 millimetres of precipitation annually, most of which is rain ... Shannon Airport is located by the ocean at an altitude of 14 metres, so snow would be less common at the station than in the city itself ...
Shannon Airport - Incidents and Accidents
... Due to the location of Shannon, it receives a large number of emergency stopovers. 1946 - TWA Lockheed Constellation Flight 6963 crashed attempting to land at the airport ... Constellation crashed attempting to land at the airport ...

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