Flying into City of Derry Airport

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Arriving at City of Derry Airport

The arrivals areas for domestic and international passengers are on the ground floor of the terminal building. When you have disembarked the aircraft follow instructions by staff and signs for arrivals. If you are arriving on an international flight, you will pass through passport and immigration control and UK Border Force.

Click on the link for additional Guidance for visitors arriving in the UK – ‘Top Tips for Travellers. UKBF 2014


Passport and Immigration

When passengers arrive at City of Derry Airport, a UK Border Agency Officer will request your passports, travel documents and any supporting documentation necessary for your visit for inspection. For full details on entry requirements into Northern Ireland, please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baggage Reclaim

After passport control, follow the arrivals signs to the baggage reclaim area. Baggage trolleys are provided in international and domestic arrival reclaim hall and other key areas around the terminal building free of charge – please help yourself if you require one. In the interests of safety, children (or adults) must not play or ride on baggage trolleys.

UK Customs

If you have goods to declare in excess of the allowance and commercial goods, please go to the Customs point. If you have nothing to declare you can proceed to the exit past the Customs station. To find out exactly what you can take through UK Customs, visit HM Revenue & Customs website

Passengers are advised that to avoid delays to their journey, they should:

  • Never carry anything into the UK for somebody else.
  • Never bring goods which are prohibited into the UK. If in doubt, ask at the Customs enquiry point.
  • If passengers are unsure about duty/tax free entitlement, they are advised to go to the Customs enquiry point.

Onward Travel

Direct Bus Services, private Taxi hire and easy motorway links mean getting to and from City of Derry Airport couldn’t be easier.

Meeting someone at the City of Derry Airport, please note any persons intending to collect passengers from City of Derry Airport must park in the car park, parking fees apply – currently charged at £1.00 for 2hrs parking.