Prestwick Airport is located 46 kilometres to the south-east of Glasgow. The airport is used exclusively by charter and budget airlines. There are plans to expand the airport. This was were Elvis Presley first set foot on British soil.
Next to the terminal building there is a train station, from where a train leaves for Glasgow every half an hour. You get a 50% discount if you show your airline ticket. Glasgow is clearly indicated from the motorways, and there are also bus connections. At the airport itself there are no hotels, but there are some in the surrounding area.
There are four shops, as well as a few (snack) bars and cafés. At the airport there are meeting facilities for rent for 60-200 people. The airport has been modified to accommodate disable people. Also, there is a bank and an exchange office in the arrivals hall. There are ATM machines throughout the smoke-free terminal building. There are Internet cafés, wireless Internet and a First Aid station that you can call on via the general information desk.
In the aviation industry Glasgow Prestwick Airport is indicated with the abbreviations PIK (IATA airport code) and EGPL (ICAO airport code).
Link to official website Glasgow Prestwick Airport.