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Cork International Airport

Cork International Airport

Overview

2004 was another record year for Cork airport with a total of 2.254 million passengers handled, a 3.3% increase on 2003. A total of 27 scheduled destinations were served by 12 airlines. In total over 55 principal scheduled and charter destinations were served last year. Both the domestic and Europe unscheduled market declined slightly on 2003 levels, the UK market delivered positive performance and the European market grew by 20.8%. The budget figure for 2004 was 2.313 million passengers.

Key Events in the History of Cork Airport

1928 – First move to get an air base for Cork – Cork Harbour Commissioners invited Col. Charles Russell, former Irish Army Corps to address them.

1939 – Government approved proposal to establish a land airport for Cork – World War II breaks out in September and all airport plans are abandoned.

1943 – Due to rapid developments in aviation, Government requests further survey of potential airport sites. Ahanesk and Ballygarvan are now the two main site contenders,

1948 – Farmers Cross airfield officially opened Sunday 9th May.

1957 – Government agrees in principle that Cork Airport should be built at Ballygarvan.

1961 – Proving flights by Aer Lingus and Cambrian Airways carried out 12th October. Airport officially opened 16th October.

1966 – President De Valera at airport 24th July en route to Cape Clear to open Irish College; Remains of Sister Eamon Sullivan who was expelled by the Cultural Revolutionary Guards in Peking, landed in Cork.

1970 – Early 1970s Irish Helicopters began operations from Cork Airport; Transfer of State staff to Aer Rianta began; Three Aer Lingus Boeing 707s from Boston, New York and Chicago landed at Cork Airport 27th August due to adverse weather conditions at Dublin and Shannon.

1971 – Bank of Ireland replaced Ulster Bank at the airport.

1975 – Aer Rianta undertook a passenger terminal study aimed at improving the terminal facilities. The findings resulted in the provision, over the next couple of years, of new departure and arrival halls, new check-in area and office complex, new information desk an duty office and new VIP Lounge; Brymon Airways began operations from Plymouth to Cork.

1980 – Main apron extended; Erection of first phase of security fence; Renovations carried out to Cargo Terminal and a new in-flight Catering Kitchen built; President of German Federal Republic Karl Karstens and his wife left Cork Airport for Germany 1st May following a three day official visit to Ireland; National strike of Aer Lingus mechanics took place 30th May – strike ended 4th July; Albert Reynolds T.D. Minister for Transport on official visit 5th June.

1985 – Installation of close circuit television cameras on Control Tower enabling the entire airport area to be surveyed; due to phenomenal increase in passenger traffic, Aer Rianta carried out a survey of terminal with the view to carrying out a major expansion and development programme; Air India disaster 23rd June – Cork Airport operations centre of search and rescue; Cork Air Spectacular cancelled in mid August due to low cloud.

1990 – Phase II of Terminal Expansion and Development Plan completed; Main ramp extension.

1995 – New Freight Terminal and Freight Ramp opened by Hugh Coveney T.D. Minister of State in November.

2000 – Catering franchise split in summer of 2000 – Kylemore obtained bar and airport franchise and Alpha the flight catering; Cork Airport opened a new look Travel Value Shop in November.

2001 – Cork Airport Great Southern Hotel opened for business 20th March – official opening on 31st May by Mary O’Rourke, T.D. Minister for Public Enterprise. Extension of northern ramp and taxiway began; Cork Airport celebrates its 40th Anniversary.

2003 – An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern T.D. turns the first sod for the ˆ140million investment on a brand new terminal, multi-storey car park, new air traffic control building and a new cargo village, on 26th June; Cork Airport reaches 2 million passengers in November.

Cork International Airport


Airport Data: Cork 8km (4miles), 24 hours, 13 Passenger Terminals, 14 Aircraft Stands

Airfield Data: 2 Runways
Runway 1: Heading 17/35, 2,100m (6,889ft), ICAO Cat. 2, Aircraft size max: B747
Runway 2: Heading 07/25, 1,310m (4,297ft), ICAO Cat. 1

Airlines Serving Airport: Aer Arann, Aer Lingus, Air Malta, Air Wales, BMI Baby, BMI Regional, Czech Airlines, FlyBE, Jetmagic, Loganair, Ryanair

Customs Tel: +353 (0)21 496 2005
Op. Hours: 24 hours
Contact: Donal Crowley
Cargo Handling Agents: Servisair (Cork)
Passenger Facilities: 14 check-in desks, 5 gates

Location: 5km south of Cork City on the Kinsdale Road.

Address: Cork Airport
Cork City
Ireland.

Tel: +353 21 4313131

Fax: +353 (0)21 431 3442, +353 (0)21 431 3391

E-mail: webmaster at corkairport com

WWW: Cork International Airport


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General Info
Country Ireland
ICAO ID EICK
Time UTC 0(+1DT)
Latitude 51.841269
51° 50' 28.57" N
Longitude -8.491111
008° 29' 28.00" W
Elevation 502 feet
153 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 006° W (01/05)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Savings Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 119.3
121.7
GND
Opr 0830-1930Z++.
121.85
ATIS
Opr 0600-2300Z++.
120.925
APP 119.9


Runways
ID
Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 4298 x 148 feet
1310 x 45 meters
PART CONCRETE, PART ASPHALT, OR PART BITUMEN-BOUND MACADAM. 055RCWU NO
17/35 6998 x 148 feet
2133 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 063RCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME CRK CORK 093X 114.6 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Oil O-123, 1065,(Dispersant)Reciprocating Engine Oil(MIL L 22851 Type III)


Remarks
FUEL Avbl 0530-2200Z++, OT by arng. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT ABn flg W/green. PAPI Rwy 25 GS 3.7 MEHT 56', PAPI Rwy 17 MEHT 69', Rwy 35 MEHT62', Rwy 07 MEHT 43'.
OIL 0-123,-125.
RSTD PPR NORDO.

Runway 07/25

4298 x 148 feet
1310 x 45 meters

Runway 07
Surface PART CONCRETE, PART ASPHALT, OR PART BITUMEN-BOUND MACADAM.
True Heading 063.0
Latitude 51.841606
51° 50' 29.78" N
Longitude -8.495997
008° 29' 45.59" W
Elevation 471.0 feet
144 meters
Slope 0.7°
Landing Distance 4298 feet
1310 meters
Takeoff Distance 4298 feet
1310 meters
Lighting System HIRL
PAPI

Runway 25
Surface PART CONCRETE, PART ASPHALT, OR PART BITUMEN-BOUND MACADAM.
True Heading 243.0
Latitude 51.847019
51° 50' 49.27" N
Longitude -8.479122
008° 28' 44.84" W
Elevation 502.0 feet
153 meters
Slope -0.7°
Landing Distance 4298 feet
1310 meters
Takeoff Distance 4298 feet
1310 meters
Lighting System HIRL
S
PAPI

Runway 17/35

6998 x 148 feet
2133 x 45 meters

Runway 17
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 160.0
Latitude 51.850269
51° 51' 00.97" N
Longitude -8.496439
008° 29' 47.18" W
Elevation 477.0 feet
145 meters
Slope -0.2°
Landing Distance 6998 feet
2133 meters
Takeoff Distance 6998 feet
2133 meters
Lighting System TDZL
CL
HIRL
J
PAPI

Runway 35
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 340.0
Latitude 51.832267
51° 49' 56.16" N
Longitude -8.485789
008° 29' 08.84" W
Elevation 460.0 feet
140 meters
Slope 0.2°
Landing Distance 6998 feet
2133 meters
Takeoff Distance 7098 feet
2163 meters
Overrun Length 100 feet
30 meters
Overrun Surface ASPHALT
Lighting System CL
HIRL
S
PAPI

Navaids

CORK
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME CRK 093X 114.6 Ireland -
Latitude Longitude Airport
51.840608
51° 50' 26.19" N
-8.494269
008° 29' 39.37" W
EICK


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