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Routes Today

Flights To and From Shannon Airport Shannon has daily flights to the UK, Europe and North America Shannon has daily direct flights to cities in the UK, Europe and North America, together with many holiday charter flights and connections through hubs such as Heathrow. The airlines traveling through Shannon Airport include; Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Ryanair and United. You can also book package holidays in the Summer and Winter with many airlines offering...

The History of Shannon Airport

The duty free was just one of many firsts for the famous Shannon Airport In the late 1930's, transatlantic flights used a flying boat terminal at Foynes on the south side of the Shannon Estuary. By 1945, Ireland's first transatlantic airport was established in Shannon to meet the demands of developing aircraft technology with a permanent runway and airport. Events Timeline 1945: The first transatlantic proving flight, a Pan Am DC-4, landed at Shannon from New York City, and the first scheduled...

Shannon Airport

The pinnacle of our Shannon Group Shannon Airport began in the 1930’s as a seaplane base for transatlantic flights. In 1947 the world’s first duty-free was opened here as Shannon became an important technical transit stop for all transatlantic air traffic. In 1988, A United States pre-inspection facility opened and in 2009 it became the first airport in the world outside of the Americas to provide full preclearance facilities to the USA, including immigration, customs and agriculture....

A Place to Live

An Overview of the Shannon Region A look at the area around the majestic River Shannon The Shannon Region is boarded by two major Irish cities, Limerick and Galway. Running through the heart of the region is the majestic River Shannon. Flowing through counties Offaly, Tipperary, Clare and Limerick before meeting the Atlantic Ocean in Kerry. The river forms a distinct corridor and defines the character of the area. There are about 340,000 people living here and the economy is based mainly...
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