Donegal Airport

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The Donegal Airport ( IATA: CFN, ICAO: EIDL; Irish Aerfort Dhun na nGall ) is a regional airport in the north- west of Ireland.


1986, the hitherto provided only with a grass runway airfield by government and private investors has been upgraded to a regional airport with international connections, a further expansion phase with a runway extension was performed in 1990.

Location and Transport

The airport is located at Carrick Finn, County Donegal, on the Atlantic coast, in a straight line distances 8 km southwest of Gweedore and 9 km north of Dungloe, but 45 km away from the eponymous town Donegal. He only has road access.

Airlines and destinations

Loganair ( Flybe ) flies from Donagal Airport is a 40 minutes twice daily to Dublin as well as several times a week in 50 minutes after Glasgow. Before 2011 these routes had been operated by Aer Arann. The route to Dublin is subsidized by the state.

Increasingly important is the airport for the helicopter transport to the drilling platforms off the coast.