Last year Newcastle Airport saw nearly 450 million passengers travel through its terminal, boarding flights to over 30 destinations.
Airlines flying from the airport include British Airways, easyJet, Emirates, Flybe, Jet2 and Monarch.
Newcastle Airport is directly connected to the Tyne and Wear Metro via a covered walkway. The airport station runs direct train services to Newcastle city centre, with the journey taking around half an hour.
In 2011, Newcastle International Airport scooped the Best UK Airport with up to six million passengers at the Airport Operators Association (AOA) Awards for the third year running - a first in the history of the awards.
The 2012 Best Airport shortlist