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Ground Handling Applications

All ground handlers must obtain a Grant of Approval, prior to commencing operations at Shannon Airport.  All potential ground handling companies are required to contact the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) who are the body responsible for issuing Grant of Approvals.  Their contact details are as follows:
Irish Aviation Authority
Ph: 00353 1 603 1100
Under the approval from the IAA, ground handlers must also satisfy the requirements of the Airport Operations Director, Shannon Airport.  Therefore a Ground Handling Requirements Form must be completed in full – Shannon Airport Ground Handling Requirements Form.

Ground Handling Department Contact Details:

Maria Clohessy
Operations & Services Administration 
Shannon Airport Authority DAC
Shannon Airport
Co Clare
Ph: 00353 61 712208

Please note all ground handlers are required to comply with the Rules of Conduct for operating at Shannon Airport.