EMA Departures today
Airport: East Midlands Airport
Location: East Midlands
IATA code: EMA
About East Midlands international airport departures
This page provides information about the flight times of East Midlands Airport in East Midlands (United Kingdom). Click on arrival times for an overview of current arrival times and on East Midlands flight departures times for an overview of current departure times in East Midlands.
When you think of the area it serves EMA flight departures for people from Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The airport is a base for some low-fare airlines to southern Europe destinations. It also serves many East Midlands departures for cargo flights as second busiest in the UK. The owner of the airport is Manchester Airports Group.
History of East Midlands Airport
The first EMA airport departures took place in the second world ware by the Royal Air Force. This was in the year 1943. By then there were 3 runways for East Midlands airport departures together with some hangars. More than 20 years later it has been redeveloped to serve civilian passenger flights. The last two decades the airport had multiple renovations and some of the facilities were extended. That resulted in an big increase of EMA departures until Easyjet ceased its flights in 2010. Not far later the airlines Jet2 and Ryanair decided to increase their capacity to the airport. to slowly increase their EMA flight departures. That resulted in almost 5 million passengers in 2018 and 2019. Unfortunately the pandemic hit and threw them back to just under a million in 2020. Besides the passenger flights there is also a lot of cargo processed. It is actually one of the busiest airports for cargo East Midlands departures in the UK.
Airlines and destinations from Midlands Airport
Besides the earlier mentioned airlines also Aer Lingus offer East Midlands flight departures to Belfast City and TUI Airways to the Spanish cities Alicante Airport, Lanzarote, Tenerife South airport, Fuerteventura, Malaga but also Hurghada. The busiest destinations with most EMA airport departures are also Ibiza, Dublin, Faro FAO, Palma de Mallorca, Bergamo – Milan, Berlin, Gran Canaria, Malta Airport, Rome-Ciampino, Budapest and Krakow.