Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
(Knock, Charlestown, County Mayo, Ireland, IE)
Linking the west and north-west of Ireland with the UK and many European destinations, Knock International Airport (NOC) is now known as the Ireland West Airport Knock. The airport is sited around 16 km / 10 miles to the north-east of Knock and next to Barnalyra, Barnacahoge, Charlestown, Kilkelly and Tawnyinah.
The busy Ireland West Airport Knock contains just one passenger terminal, with ten check-in desks, two gates and a single baggage claim belt. There are a variety of scheduled and chartered flights available from the airport, mostly within Europe, servicing an annual passenger flow approaching 700,000. Flyglobespan has recently started to offer a new service to both Boston and New York, while Ryanair flights to London remain extremely popular and competitively priced.
The airport is located on the N17, just 8 km / 5 miles from Charlestown and 16 km / 10 miles from the town of Knock, in County Mayo. To get into Charlestown or Knock, travellers can go by bus, taxi or shuttle bus, operated by Bus Eireann. Two railway stations are situated close to the Ireland West Airport Knock, in Ballyhaunis and Claremorris.
About Knock Tourism
Knock itself is a small city in County Mayo, western Ireland, and has grown to cater for the many tourists who visit the region for the famous Knock Shrine. Knock, the Irish Lourdes, is a special pilgrimage destination and it attracts thousands of people every year.
Since 1879, when 15 people saw an apparition of Mary, St. Joseph and John the Baptist here, it has become an important place for Catholics all over the world, with most people arriving at Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC). There are many religious sites to visit around the town. Fishing, kayaking, golfing and visiting pubs are also popular past times here, while the nearby town of Charleston is also of interest.
Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC):|
|Address: Knock, Charlestown, County Mayo, Ireland|
|Airport Code: NOC
Tel: +353 94 9368100
Fax: + 353 94 9367429