Newcastle is a compact city measuring 112 sq km with a population of approximately 300 thousand people. It is a metropolitan authority and holds the title of the regional capital of North East England.
Situated on the north bank of the River Tyne, Newcastle is dominated by its most famous symbol, the Tyne Bridge, one of seven linking the city with Gateshead.
The city has an outstanding industrial heritage, once famous as the UK's coal capital and one of the most important shipbuilding regions in the country. Apart from London and Bath, it has more listed classical buildings than anywhere else in England.
A major international centre for contemporary art, providing ever-changing exhibitions that give a unique insight into contemporary art.
Discovery Museum is the ideal place to find out all about life on Tyneside, from the region’s shipbuilding heritage to inventions which changed the world.
Offering a wide range of wondrous displays covering the mysteries of the andimal and planet kingdoms, a life-size T-Rex skeleton and much much more.
An award-winning centre where imaginative exhibitions, interactive displays and special events promote greater understanding of science.
Metrocentre is Britain's best and Europe's largest shopping and leisure centres and it has everything you could possibly need for the perfect day out.
Jesmond Dene is a unique haven of peace and tranquility for the people of Newcastle. It is a narrow wooded valley that follows the river Ouseburn.
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle International Airport lies in the heart of the northeast.
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The desk is located in between the two check-in halls. Eastern Airways check-in is located in domestic departures and is operated by Swissport handling.
The airport has many establishments offering a huge range of hot and cold food and beverages.
There are many shops within the airport from Accessorize to Dixons Travel. Duty free goods are also available.
Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget and Interrent desks are located opposite domestic arrivals. Special discounted rates with Europcar are available to all Eastern Airways passengers by going on this web link: http://www.easternairways.com/en-gb/information/general/car-hire/
Newcastle International Airport has exclusive on-site car parking, with an award winning security system and CCTV. Holiday Extras and Eastern Airways have teamed up providing parking at all major UK airports. In addition to low rates, you benefit from a simplified booking process and regular special offers. Check it out: http://www.easternairways.com/en-gb/information/general/car-parking/
Enjoy a dedicated security channel for Eastern Airways passengers only and avoid busy airport terminal security queues.
The A1 is the principal north south road by-passing the city centre and leading direct to the airport.
Newcastle International Airport is linked via Metro to Newcastle Central Station. The station is adjacent to the main terminal building. The journey takes 23 minutes from Newcastle Central Station and services are provided up to every 7 minutes.
Airport signposted from the A1 and all major routes.
The taxi rank is located outside the main terminal building.
Regular bus services are available.