Cardiff Airport

airport in Wales

Cardiff Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Caerdydd) (IATA: CWL, ICAO: EGFF) is the busiest airport in Wales. It is in Cardiff.

Cardiff Airport

Maes Awyr Caerdydd
Airport typePublic
OwnerWelsh Government
OperatorCardiff Airport Ltd.
ServesSouth Wales
LocationRhoose, Wales, UK
Opened2 April 1954
Elevation AMSL220 ft / 67 m
Coordinates51°23′48″N 003°20′36″W / 51.39667°N 3.34333°W / 51.39667; -3.34333
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,354 7,723 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passenger change 18-19Increase4.5%
Aircraft Movements31,880
Movements change 18-19Increase2.5%
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]


  1. "NATS – AIS – Home". Archived from the original on 11 November 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  2. "Size of Reporting Airports 2017" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-12. Retrieved 2021-07-28.

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