Shannon Airport


Shannon is so easy to get to…just 90 minutes from PortLaoise…70 minutes from Galway and just 20 minutes from Limerick City.
Shannon Airport is your gateway to Ireland’s stunning Wild Atlantic Way – one of the wildest, most incredible driving routes in the world. You deserve to start your holiday the moment you arrive and we’re certain you’ll love the relaxed atmosphere at Shannon Airport – no congestion and no hassle guaranteed!

Making air travel easy for almost 75 years
We opened our doors at Shannon in 1945 and have continually grown and developed over the years. And since that first day back in the 1940’s, we have worked hard to make air travel easy for people living in the Shannon region, from along the west coast and indeed for those throughout Ireland who prefer a more relaxed airport experience.
Every US President since John F Kennedy’s visit in 1963 has been welcomed at Shannon Group’s International airport company, Shannon Airport. High profile visitors to Shannon Airport include; Nelson Mandela, Princess Grace, Jackie Kennedy, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Stars who have visited Shannon Airport include Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Gene Kelly, Bob Hope, Mohammed Ali, Mick Jagger and Tom Hanks.
The world’s first Duty Free shop was established at Shannon Airport in 1947 and Shannon is home to the world-famous Irish coffee, invented by Chef Joe Sheridan in 1942.

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