East Midlands EGNX EMA
East Midlands Airport (IATA: EMA, ICAO: EGNX) is located at Castle Donington in North West Leicestershire. It lies between the cities of Derby (7 NM (13 km; 8.1 mi) southeast), Leicester and Nottingham, all within a 20-mile (30 km) radius of the airfield. It serves primarily as an airport for the local inhabitants of the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire. Currently the 12th busiest airport within the United Kingdom based on passenger numbers, however based upon freight traffic figures it is the second busiest.
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Name East Midlands
Latitude 52.83110046
Longitude -1.32806003
Elevation 306 ft

East Midlands Airport is surrounded by class D airspace, therefore aircraft operating under VFR flight rules must file a flight plan and receive a clearance before operating in controlled airspace.

Pilots may be instructed to route via the Long Eaton or Shepshed entry lanes. This involves remaining east or west of the M1 motorway depending on the runway in use. Further information regarding the use of entry lanes can be found under the downloads section.


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