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Welcome to Killarney Kerry County Airport

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Killarney Kerry County Airport
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Killarney Kerry County Airport Information

Located in the heart of County Kerry, Kerry Airport is only 15 minutes from Killarney and the Ring of Kerry, and 20 minutes from Tralee.

Kerry Airport is fitted with all the facilities you will need to enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.

In order to ensure future growth, an extensive development programme has been undertaken to expand facilities at the Airport. To fund this expansion, the Airport has introduced the Airport Development Fee of 6 euros per outbound passenger. This price is covered in the ticket price.

The Information Desk is in the main concourse and can help with transport, accommodation and general tourist information.

Latest check-in time for all flights is 60 minutes before departure.

Airport Facts:
Kerry Airport (IATA: KIR, ICAO: EIKY), often called Farranfore Airport, is an airport in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland. It is only 15 minutes from Killarney and the Ring of Kerry, and 20 minutes from Tralee. The nearest Iarnród Éireann railway station is Farranfore - less than 5 minutes driving time. Over one million passengers have traveled through Kerry Airport since its first scheduled flight in 1989. Aer Arann and Ryanair are the only scheduled airlines operating from the airport.

The first aircraft to land at Kerry was flown by Captain Milo Carr of the Department of Transport and Power on 25 August 1969. The first scheduled flight from Kerry Airport was on 22 May 1989 to Dublin by Aer Lingus, followed the next day by Ryanair to London Luton. The first large passenger jet to use the new facility was a Boeing 757. The first Transatlantic charter flight was operated by American Trans Air from New York. Ryanair introduced their Kerry to Frankfurt (Hahn) service on 1 April 2003.

Airlines and Destinations;
The following scheduled airlines use Kerry Airport (at January 2005):

  • Aer Arann to Dublin and Manchester
  • Ryanair to Frankfurt (Hahn) and London Stansted

Ground Transportation
A Shuttle Bus operates in conjunction with the Ryanair Frankfurt service to Farranfore and Killarney with transfers to Tralee and An Daingean/Dingle.

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Contact Us

  • Customer Service: 1-866-966-3042
  • New Reservations: 1-866-966-3042