Cork Airport

Ready For Take-off” As Cork Airport Will Welcome Over 62,000 Passengers This August Bank Holiday Weekend

Aug 02, 2023

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Cork Airport is preparing to welcome over 62,000 passengers this August Bank Holiday weekend, with Friday, August 4 anticipated to be the busiest day. Total passenger traffic this bank holiday weekend will represent a 17% increase versus the same period last year.


Commenting, Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy said: “With the summer season now in full flow, Cork Airport is anticipating a very busy August Bank Holiday weekend with over 62,000 passengers expected to fly to and from Cork Airport over the coming days. We continue to pride ourselves on the experience which we offer passengers every day at Cork Airport. We aim to offer a calm, friendly and efficient experience with parking still conveniently available, close to the terminal and to get you on your journey and back on time. Please arrive at least 90 minutes before your flight to get your holiday off to a good start and don’t carry liquids in excess of 100ml in your hand luggage. Please check-in large liquids in your check-in luggage.”


Passengers should also note that the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has introduced new passenger security procedures relating to certain items of clothing and footwear. Passengers wearing oversize garments such as hoodies, loose jackets, sweaters, and shoes/boots above the ankle* will be asked to remove those items and place them in a tray provided. This is to ensure the safety and security of all our passengers. 


*This includes any shoes, trainers, runners, or boots that are at ankle height or higher, such as runner boots or sock boots