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City of Derry Airport is a small airport located 12km northeast of Derry in Northern Ireland. Set on the south bank of Lough Foyle, it is close to the village of Eglinton and is accessible from the city centre via the A2 (direction Coleraine). It serves about 380,000 passengers annually. Ryanair operates flights to the most popular locations - London Stansted, Liverpool, and Glasgow-Prestwick. Thomson Airways runs seasonal flights to the Spanish holiday destinations Lanzarote and Palma de Mallorca.
About Derry City
Northern Ireland's second city is not what most first-time visitors expect. With a lower profile than Belfast and far less investment and development than the capital, Derry underwent a transformation in advance of its role as the UK City of Culture 2013. Among the attractions are the new Peace Bridge, Ebrington Square, and a refurbished waterfront and Guildhall area; all of which capitalise on the city's riverside setting. There is a definite air of positivity and optimism about the city, which is now one of the main drivers of Northern Ireland's cultural revival.
Explore the history of Derry with a walk around the impressive 17th-century city walls and the more recent Bogside murals. St. Columb's Cathedral, the Guildhall, Tower Museum, and Harbour Museum are all must-sees next time you hire a car in Derry.