The only airport to service the island of Guernsey is located just less than five kilometres from the St. Peter Port. Guernsey Airport opened to commercial air traffic in 1946, with the current asphalt tarmac being built in 1960 to accommodate the larger aircrafts that were beginning to frequent the island airport. The present terminal used at Guernsey Airport opened in 2004 and features modern amenities to serve even the most seasoned of travellers.
The airport terminal has many features that are designed to accommodate travellers with special needs and those with reduced mobility. The car park at Guernsey Airport has designated parking bays for vehicles displaying the appropriate parking decal. Additionally, if the passenger needs to be dropped off at the terminal entrance, this is allowed for persons with reduced mobility. However, parking in front of the terminal and curb side is prohibited. The entrance gates to the car park have call buttons to notify the airport staff of potential assistance needed. Inside the terminal, there are accessible toilets, lifts and ramps, and wheelchairs to lend if necessary. The airport services offered for persons with reduced mobility include check-in, baggage, security, and boarding. Please let the airport and your airline know ahead of time that you will need assistance to ensure a smooth transition at Guernsey Airport.
Car hire at Guernsey Airport is located in the main concourse area. Europcar, Avis, and Value Rent-a-Car offer onsite services for car hire. It is a good idea to book car hire prior to your trip to ensure that you are well taken care of when you arrive. Internet shopping can help find a better price on car hire, as you can shop and compare the prices offered by all onsite agencies and then decide the best option for your party.
To reach the main desk at Guernsey Airport, dial Tel: 01481 237766. You can also reach the airport via email by filling out the form located at http://www.guernsey-airport.gov.gg/feedback.html.