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Shannon Airport


Airport Information and Directions


Shannon Airport is located approximately 24 kilometres from Limerick and 22 kilometres from Ennis.

Terminal Information

Aer Lingus operate from Terminal 1 at Shannon Airport. The check-in area is located on the ground floor of the departures terminal. Check-in information monitors, giving the check-in desk number allocated to your flight, are located in the lobby at the entrance to the terminal and inside the check-in area directly in front of each bank of check-in desks.

Check-In Time


Long Haul Routes (Depart or arrive outside Europe): 3 hours 30 Mins before departure*

Short Haul Routes (Depart and arrive within Europe) : 2 hours 30 Mins before departure*

*Check-in for all short-haul flights closes 45 minutes prior to departure.

*Check-in for Economy Class on all long-haul flights closes 75 minutes prior to departure.

*Check-in for Business Class on all long-haul flights closes 60 minutes prior to departure.

Lounge Location

Aer Lingus Gold Circle Club members are eligible to use the Rineanna Suite. The Rineanna Suite is located on the corridor adjacent to the WHSmith outlet in the Departures Lounge and is open from 06.00-17.00 daily.

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