Donegal Airport

Donegal Airport

Donegal Airport (CFN) is located at Carrickfinn, in the north-western corner of Ireland. This modern regional airport has twice daily scheduled flights to Dublin (40 minutes flying time) and three times weekly to Glasgow with worldwide onward connections.

T: +353 (0)74 9548284 /  +353 (0)74 9548232


Donegal Airport opens up Donegal and the North-West for the leisure and business traveller. Located at Carrickfinn near Kincasslagh, the airport is just 15 minutes drive from both Dungloe and Gweedore, and 45 mins from the centre of  Letterkenny. Donegal Airport is in the Rosses area of West Donegal. This region is noted for it’s unspoiled natural scenery, its rich maritime environment, inhabited islands and a developing tourism industry.


Touch down and experience Donegal hospitality,where the friendly and caring staff are ready and eager to take care of your needs. Absorb the heritage and culture of Donegal’s Gaeltacht – where Irish is the everyday language. Linger a while in the comfortable Café Bar Carriaigfhinne. The nearby blue flag Carrickfinn beach is just one of many throughout this scenic area of North West Ireland that spreads out along a dramatic, rocky coastline, heather clad mountains and deep tranquil valleys.

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Brief History

Aerfort Dhún na nGall commenced operation in 1986 and was developed, with the assistance of  Udaras na Gaeltachta, The Department of Public Enterprise, Private Investors, Donegal Co. Council, the International Fund for Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund. In the mid 1980’s the runway was a mere grass strip, which was then replaced by a hard surface runway with temporary buildings and in the 1990’s the runway was extended to 1,500 meters and a bright attractive terminal building with modern navigational aids and equipment were added.


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