Bristol is one of the most important ports in south west England, and is also historically associated with English maritime sojourns. Bristol is served by Bristol Airport, which is in operation since 1957. This airport is located 13 kilometres from Bristol's city centre and is not too far away from the rest of the city's neighbourhoods.
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam take off from Bristol Airport, which is conveniently located in north Somerset. Built on a former RAF airfield's site, the airport has a very modern terminal. Because of its reduced size large aircrafts cannot land there.