Conditions of use
The Conditions of Use document details the terms and conditions that apply to flights operating at the airport.
The document includes:
- Definition of terminology
- Operational conditions
- Payment terms
- Data requirements
- Schedule of charges for:
- Departing passengers
- Noise and weight categories
For general enquiries about Glasgow Airport please complete our contact us form.
Did you know that the property team at Glasgow Airport manages a diverse property portfolio?
This includes offices, airside support facilities, airline lounges, warehouses, airline desks, ground handling accommodation, fuel facilities, crew reporting centres and aircraft hangars.
Effective management of the property portfolio is vital to the operation of the airport, with our customers heavily reliant on the availability of accommodation and our quality of management.
Why Glasgow Airport?
There are numerous benefits to locating your business at Glasgow Airport, many unique to our fantastic location just 7 miles from Glasgow city centre:
- Lease flexibility
- On-site customer-focused property management
- Dedicated on-site support
- A corporate address instantly recognisable worldwide
- Access to customers and business partners 24 hours a day
- Access to key airport operations 24 hours a day
- Access to food outlets and shops 24 hours a day
- Access to utilities & services designed to keep a major airport running 24 hours a day
- Comprehensive transport links
- Hotels on campus
If you would like further information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodation to let
Why not contact us to find out what we can offer you? We have space available in our Administration office block and also within the pre & post security areas of the terminal.
We can offer serviced office accommodation on an all-inclusive basis so that means your rates and utility bills are included in the cost. For many smaller companies and organisations, this is a very cost-effective arrangement as not all office accommodation is leased on an all-inclusive basis.
If you would like further information about what airport property is currently available, please email: email@example.com
We would be delighted to show you round and answer all your questions. Glasgow Airport isn’t just an airport – it’s a great place for doing business.
We are responsible for providing all airside users a safe and efficient experience, if your company has any requirement to operate airside at Glasgow then you will come into contact with us.
Airside Driving Permits
If your company requires to have drivers operating in the airside areas of Glasgow Airport this page is for you.
Here you can download all the application forms and instructions that you require along with frequently updated airside maps (you must ensure that all of your vehicles carry this map at all times when airside), the forms include the main application form, a medical questionnaire and certificate that requires to be completed by a medical professional such as occupational health or a doctor, a DVLA consent form.
Only when your fully completed application pack has been returned to us via email or post, can we supply you with course times and dates.
Please read the application pack carefully and ensure that the applicant, the medical professional and you as the sponsor have completed the forms, they must be signed and dated.
Crane applications are managed through our Control of Contractors process, please refer to their section within this page for more details.
Instructions & Maps (Please read thoroughly)
Driver permit instructions (PDF 147KB)
Course details (PDF 219KB)
GLA-OPS-0002 (REV P) Apron Area Map (PDF 5.7MB)
GLA-OPS-0001 (REV P) Airfield Map (PDF 13.1MB)
DVLA D796 Consent Form (PDF 63KB)
We would encourage you to return the Application, Medical Declaration and the DVLA form D796 via email, as this will minimize paper waste and ensure a faster response time following our verification. Please return your scanned application documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Course dates will only be supplied following verification of all of the above documentation, any errors, omissions or unsigned documents will not be processed until fully completed.
It is advisable therefore that your driver training and medicals are planned well in advance to avoid any disruption to your business needs.
Control of contractors
This notice is directed at all external companies or Airport business partners, who as Contractors, engage or plan to engage in any work activity on Glasgow Airport Limited premises.
Information required for online contractor portal
Control of Contractors at Glasgow Airport are now using a new system for inductions and booking works in (We no longer do induction on-site). Everyone who comes to the site to carry out work or anyone booking jobs will be required to provide their email address, a selfie and their job title via the attached form. All applications will be replied to from the new system Onelook/Safepermit. Once you receive an email back you will need to complete the online induction and complete the questions before a new contractor pass will be issued.
If you are just booking a job in all that is required is an email address, so access to the system can be given to complete a work authorisation request and/or permits. The 3-day notification period still applies.
An email address, selfie, Company & job title are required for anyone coming to work on-site and for anyone to book in work just an email address is required. The 3-day notification period still applies.
You can view the Glasgow Airport Control of Contractors Process here.
Further information and guidance
Control of Contractors Office Location Map (248KB JPEG)
All contractors are required to report to the C of C Office to login before going to site & logout after works.
Insurance Requirements (34KB PDF)
Contractors must submit appropriate Third-Party Liability insurance documentation to cover the areas where they will be working. For Airport Landside areas, a minimum of GBP10m indemnity is required. For Airport Airside internal areas a minimum of GBP20m and for Airport Airside external areas, a minimum of GBP50m indemnity would be required.
Glasgow Airport Asset Management Policy (48.4KB PDF)
Asset Management Information and requirements.
At Glasgow Airport, our procurement team works with suppliers to deliver maximum value in the procurement of all goods and services, while ensuring that the highest possible standards are maintained.
Our Procurement Policy
Glasgow Airport adopts a clear, concise and fair contracting policy.
Standard PO terms and conditions (PDF 141KB)
Revised 12 March 2021
For supplier enquiries, please contact:
St Andrew’s Drive
Airlines & tour operators
If you are considering expanding flights and looking at Scotland as your next network point, Glasgow Airport would be happy to discuss the incentives we have available to encourage you to fly from/to Glasgow.
At Glasgow Airport we believe in a true, longterm partnership with our airlines and tour operators. This helps both partners to grow the route network and develop at apace that is right for the market accompanied by a bespoke incentive package and dedicated marketing support.
Advertising at the airport
Advertising at Glasgow Airport is a sound investment offering high footfall combined with high dwell time - your adverts will really stand out.
The airport provides a totally unique environment for advertisers to reach an affluent and influential audience. Offering high dwell time, impactful advertising opportunities and a captive audience who are in a receptive mindset, airport advertising is an effective and powerful communications platform. Having a presence at the airport offers brands associations with internationality and prestige, but most importantly provides access to some of the most important and hard to reach audiences from around the globe.
There are advertising opportunities at Glasgow Airport to suit all campaign aims and budgets. Ranging from high impact large format sites to campaign 6 sheets and pan airport digital screens. There are also unique promotional spaces within the terminal for passenger engagement with your products.
If you would like more information or to enquire about advertising with global, please visit the advertise page on their website.
- The most influential 10% of the population are 4x more likely to be found at the airport
- Key decision makers are 76% more likely to be found at the airport
- 83% of global frequent travellers feel brands advertised at the airport are prestigious
Are you a travel agent looking for some information about the airport?
E-mail GLADLTradeSupport@glasgowairport.com with any questions you have about the airport, including parking and lounge access.
Cranes and other tall construction equipment operating with 6km of the airport require a crane permit.
Cranes and other tall construction equipment can cause a serious hazard to flight safety, by impacting obstacle limitation or instrument flight procedure surfaces and/or affecting navigational aids and communication equipment. Our crane permit leads will assess your proposed construction operation to ensure this can be undertaken without impacting air safety.
Please click here to apply for a permit.
Charges for this service are detailed below:
|Standard (> 40 working days)||£250|
|Ad-hoc (< 40 days, > 5 working days)||£300|
|Unforeseen (< 5 working days, > 48 hours)||£350|
|Urgent (< 48 hours)||£400|
|Initial IFP assessment||POA|
|Detailed IFP assessment||POA|
We encourage you to apply as early as possible as detailed safety assessments, if required, may take longer to complete.
Additional technical assessments may be required which may incur additional charges.
A copy of your permit must remain with the crane for the duration of the operation and must be produced if requested by airport staff or the police. Under the Air Navigation Order it is an offence to act recklessly or negligently in a manner likely to endanger aircraft.
For any enquiries please contact GLAcranes@glasgowairport.com.