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Shannon Airport has an annual passenger count of around 1.5million and is the third busiest in the Republic of Ireland. Situated in Shannon, County Clare the airport has one terminal and parts of the passenger and airside areas at the airport have recently been updated. The airport has around 40 check-in desks that support the 14 boarding gates. The main domestic flight destinations are to London’s Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick airports, Newark and New York are the also very popular.

After your booking has been successfuly completed, you will receive a confirmation email which will provide details of when and where to collect your Shannon hire car. The airport arrivals area is a great place for car rental Shannon, the arrivals desks are easy to find and the pick up should be quick and effecient. Your Shannon car rental will usually come with a road map and list of tourist destinations to help you make the most of your rental car.

About Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport has one terminal. The airport has limited but adequate facilities inlcuding a number of places to eat and a bar to enjoy a pre flight drink along with some shops. The airport has a Bureau de Change and ATM and there is also a VIP lounge were passengers can enjoy drinks and snacks, newspapers and magazines away from the more crowded public areas.

Tourist Information

Shannon, in south east County Clare, was built in the 1960s on reclaimed marshland which lies alongside Shannon Airport. It was originally designed with workers at the airport in mind and became a dormitory for the workers in the region.  It has been recently through a regeneration programme and redeveloped and now benefits from a bypass that diverts much of the through traffic away.

Shannon is a good place to start for visiting other areas of Ireland. Limerick is a short drive away and most of County Clare’s tourist attractions are less than one hour away by hire car. Shannon has the longest river in Ireland from where some of the best salmon fishing can be enjoyed along with eel angling. A short 10 minute drive from Shannon and you can visit the oldest and best surviving medieval castle in Ireland.  Built in 1425 Banratty Castle also has beautiful grounds and a waterfall, blacksmith’s forge and some interesting 19th century agricultural machinery.

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