Shannon Airport is one of Ireland's three primary airports, along with Dublin and Cork. In 2012 1.39 million passengers passed through the airport, making it the third busiest airport in the state after Dublin and Cork. Shannon Airport is located in Shannon, County Clare and mainly serves Limerick, Ennis, Galway and the south-west of Ireland. Shannon is Ireland's most historic airport; it was the first transatlantic gateway between Ireland and the US; the birthplace of Duty Free Shopping and aviation leasing.
Shannon, County Clare