Cambridge Airport is less than three kilometres from the city of Cambridge, home of the famed Cambridge University that counts Lord Byron and Sir Isaac Newton among alumni. Cambridge Airport is also convenient as a route into London, as it is 80 kilometres away. Cambridge Airport is conveniently just a 45-minute train ride from Kings Cross Station in London, which is useful to know for the upcoming London 2012 Olympics. However, this airport is very small so the majority coming to the area come through Stanstead which is just 30 kilometres from Cambridge.
Car hire is often a nice option when on holiday. Car hire at Stanstead Airport is always best obtained through an online comparison site. Cambridge is a very pedestrian-friendly town, so once in town, travellers may enjoy taking advantage of the Park and Ride service offered by the city. This includes free parking, which is sometimes hard to find in Cambridge, and a bus ticket for intercity travel.
Main terminal offerings have been undergoing upgrades for some years, due to the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games. The security at Cambridge Airport complies with NASP and also includes UK border patrol. The car park is located conveniently near the centre of the premises, nearby the main terminal of the airport. Passengers with reduced mobility may be dropped off at the entrance to the terminal. Cambridge Airport asks that you arrange this drop off prior to arrival by using Tel: +44(0) 1223 373717 and drop off the passenger before proceeding to the car park, this will cut down on delays.
Contact the Airport Operations department at +44(0)1 223 373535 for information about general aviation at the airport. The Business Aviation Centre may be reached at +44(0) 1223 373214 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.