Prestwick Airport is well known for the services it provides to disabled passengers after once again being given the highest rating in a recent accessibility report.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recently revealed that the Ayrshire airport had exceeded its commitments after topping the list.

Steven Crichton, Landside Operations Manager said; “At Glasgow Prestwick Airport we are committed to making air travel inclusive for all passengers. It fills us with immense pride to receive the highest rating in the CAA’s Accessibility report, marking the 5th time we have achieved this recognition."

With that said, here are the services on offer for disabled passengers travelling from the airport.

What should I do if I require special assistance at Prestwick Airport?

If you require any special assistance during your visit to Prestwick Airport, you should call staff on 01292 511000.

If you require mobility equipment, it is advised that you inform the airport and airline of this at least 48 hours in advance.

What services does Prestwick Airport offer to disabled passengers?

Here are some of the accessibility services on offer for disabled passengers at Prestwick Airport:


Working in partnership with AccessAble, Prestwick Airport ensures plenty of information is present on facilities in and around airports connected to Prestwick.

More information can be found on the AccessAble website.

Disabled toilets and lifts

A number of disabled toilets are present throughout the airport's lounges, ground floor and terminal.

These can be found on the Prestwick Airport website.

Those requiring elevators in both the airport and nearby train station will also be able to find these across the site.

Mobility equipment

As said previously, those needing special assistance or mobility equipment can contact the airport via 01292 511000.

Disabled parking

The airport also has disabled parking available to blue badge holders in Car Park One and Two.