Limerick is located just 25 kilometres from Shannon International Airport, which has full US customs pre clearance. Shannon is Ireland’s second-largest long-haul airport, the only one outside the capital offering direct flights to all key Irish markets – the UK, European mainland and US.
Shannon International Airport has the longest runway in Ireland at 3,200 metres and is the only Irish airport that can accommodate the world’s largest jet, the Antonov AN 225.
In 2017, Shannon become the first airport in the world to open a sensory room for passengers with autism or special needs.
Following a €45 million investment programme to enhance its customer offering, Shannon International Airport now offers new and upgraded dining and shopping options, as well as enhancements to the airport’s VIP lounges, transit and boarding gate areas.
Shannon Airport, Co. Clare