The UK has Europe's largest share of international air passenger travel and one of the largest air-transport systems in Europe, accounting for over 190 billion kilometres flown in 2005.

The England's East Midlands region is at the heart of this infrastructure, with its international airport, East Midlands (EMA), providing around 180 flights every day to European and international destinations. 

Just 15 miles from Nottingham and Derby, on the UK’s major north-south M1 motorway, EMA has the UK's largest pure freight terminal and handles 260,000 tonnes of cargo each year and over 300,000 tonnes of freight per year.

The UK base for DHL and home to major international businesses such as UPS and TNT, the airport's rapid links with key cities offer big benefits for businesses making time-sensitive deliveries.

As testimony to the high standard of operations at EMA, the airport recently won 2 top travel awards:
The Midlands is also served by Birmingham International Airport, the UK's second largest airport, with daily non-stop transatlantic services and frequent daily international flights. Thanks to the region's road and rail links, even more international destinations are easily accessible via London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Luton and Manchester airports.

To find out more, please contact the England's East Midlands team.
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