Leeds Bradford Airport Antigen Testing FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions:

When will Antigen Testing be available? 

Antigen testing will be available from March 2021.

What is a Rapid Antigen Test?

Rapid antigen test is not considered to be as accurate as RT-PCR tests, but they are a very helpful screening assessment and some airlines require them in addition to a PCR.  They provide an additional safety net and allow airlines to pick up any recent infection, even within 72hrs of having tested negative with a PCR.

How do I book a Rapid Antigen Test?

You may require a rapid antigen test within a few hours before your flight. Please click here to book available appointments.

How long before my flight do I have to have a Rapid Antigen Test?

Most airlines will want evidence of a negative Rapid Antigen Test within 3 hours of your flight. As a provider we will endeavour to provide access to Rapid Antigen Testing within the time window before a flight to enable a client to have the test, receive the result and processed to check-in. You should ensure you leave at least an additional hour on top of your normal check in time to allow for a Rapid Antigen Test to be completed and for the result to be sent to you

How long does it take to get the results of a Rapid Antigen Test?

Results are available within 30minutes and will be sent in the form of a certificate to the registered email of the person having the test.

Where will the Rapid Antigen test be done?

Rapid Antigen testing is carried out next to Check-In Hall A in the Main Airport Terminal.

Who carries out the Rapid Antigen test?

All Rapid Antigen tests are carried out by a trained NPH clinician.

How much is a Rapid Antigen Test?

A Rapid Antigen test is £60.