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Dublin Airport Information

Dublin Airport is the biggest and busiest airport in Ireland with more than 18 million passengers using it as a hub in 2011. Although it serves Dublin, it is interestingly located in Collinstown.

Which Terminal?

There are 2 terminals at Dublin Airport. Terminal 1 is the busiest and has been in operation since 1972.Terminal 2 was officially opened in 2010 and is used by at least 7 international airlines.

Safety Measures

As a major transport facilitator, Dublin Airport has installed its own Airport Police service as well as its own Airport Fire and Rescue services. The police services is located between the 2 terminals for ease of access. The Fire and Rescue services cover the entire airport, including the runways and any airline emergencies.

Shopping at Dublin Airport

Airport shopping has become a breeze with the Loop. The Loop houses a string of retail outlets for your shopping needs. You can do your shopping both before and after the security check-in points. This includes bars, restaurants, foreign exchange and online shopping to be picked up once you arrive at the airport.

Useful Services

Baby Changing Areas

There are a host of areas made available for parents to tend to their babies needs at terminal 1.

  • In the arrivals hall, close to Upper Crust Cafe
  • In the arrivals hall, close by the Eason bookshop
  • The first departures area
  • Gate 201
  • Gate 301
  • In the Baggage Hall, opposite belt number 1
  • In the Baggage Hall, opposite belt number 1
  • Most of the terminal toilets

Terminal 2 has its own nursery areas made available wherever you see the black and white baby icon.

Left Luggage

If you ever need to leave your luggage at the airport for a period, the Greencaps service runs at both terminals from 6am - 11pm every day.

Internet access

Whether you are looking for free wifi for you device, or to stand/sit down at an internet kiosk, you are bound to have internet access at the airport. Once connected, you can surf the web, check email, stay in contact with family, friends and colleagues, or just keep up to date with current affairs.

Disabled Facilities

Dublin Airport recognises that airport travelling can be a challenging experience for some passengers. As such, passengers with reduced mobility should contact their airline or travel agent at least 48 hours before travelling. Once at the airport, passengers can head to the One Complete Solution (OCS) reception in Terminal 1 or to the check-in hall in Terminal 2. Alternatively, the following help points are also available:

  • Next to the disabled parking in Block B of the Level 1 Short Term car park
  • Opposite Greencaps in the Short Term car park Atrium
  • The right-hand wall of the lobby doors in the Arrivals Hall
  • The right-hand wall of the lobby doors in the Departures Hall
  • The bus shelter alongside the Long Term Red car park

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