Services at City of Derry Airport (LDY)

Parking and car hire

Visitors to the City of Derry Airport (LDY) will find plenty of places to park as there are two large car parks located next to the main terminal building, both of which are covered by 24-hour security surveillance and the entire compound is locked down every evening for added security.

Eglinton, Derry, County Londonderry
Derry City Council
Time Zone
055°02'34"N 007°09'40"W

Short-term parking:

parking at either of the two car parks is free for the first few minutes, which means that those who are driving to the airport to drop off or pick up friends or relatives can do so free of charge.

Long-term parking:

anyone who wishes to park at the airport for more than 15 minutes will need to pay a small fee. Visitors need to pay parking charges at the automatic pay station located in the terminal exit lobby before returning to their vehicle. This automatic pay station accepts notes and coins, while those who wish to pay by cheque or credit card should visit the staffed pay station at the airport information desk.

Parking for special needs:

specially designated car parking spaces can be found in the main car park nearest to the terminal and there are concessions on car parking fees for disabled badge holders.

Car rental:

is an excellent option for those who plan to explore the city of Derry and beyond. There are five well-known car hire companies located right at the City of Derry Airport, namely Avis, Europcar, Ford, Hertz and Abe King. Bookings can be made directly with the car hire companies, online or upon arrival at the airport.

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