This is a guide to birmingham airport. At www.birmingham-airport.info you will find everything you need to know about the birmingham airport.
This is not the 'official' birmingham airport website (which is at www.bhx.co.uk), it's an in depth guide to to birmingham airport, where everything you need to know is no more than 2 clicks away. Click on any of the links on the left to find the information you need, including Birmingham Airport Hotels and Birmingham Airport Parking.
Birmingham International Airport is popular with business and holiday travellers. There are more than 50 airlines flying to over 125 destinations from Birmingham airport and in 2008 just over 9.6 million passengers passed through its terminals. It is the fifth busiest airport in the UK behind Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Stansted (or the second busiest outside London) and the third busiest UK charter airport.
Birmingham airport is 8 miles southeast of Birmingham city centre on the A45 Birmingham - Coventry main road. Or, if you are travelling from further afield, it is off junction 6 of the M42 with direct access from the M1, M5, M6, and M40 motorways.
The airport is made up of two terminals, the 'Eurohub' (or terminal 2), which handles all BA, BASE and American Airlines flights, and the 'Main Terminal' (or terminal 1) which handles all other airlines. The millennium link bridge connects the two terminals
There is ample airport parking at the birmingham airport, including short term and long term car parks, plus off airport car parking, which can often be cheaper. There is also an on airport hotel (the Novotel), plus plenty of local hotels offering an overnight stay plus free parking package.
Once inside the terminal, you will find all of the facilities you would expect from an international airport. There are airport lounges and both levels of the two terminals have currency exchange bureaus and a number of ATMs. There is a good range of eating and shopping facilities, excellent disabled facilities and a left luggage facility in terminal 1.
For those meeting someone at birmingham airport it couldn't be simpler. Follow the directions to birmingham airport on our 'directions' page and park in the short term airport parking once you reach the airport (short term parking is clearly signposted). Then head for arrivals (in the relevant terminal) and check the flight status on the arrivals information boards for when you need to wait by the gate.
If want to know about airport security, the history of birmingham airport, technical data, or you want to do a spot of plane spotting, we can help you with that too. Just click on the relevant link in the index boxes on the left.
And if you have a stop over at birmingham airport, have a look at our birmingham airport lounge and birmingham airport hotel pages, or you might have a look at the local attractions page (local attractions include cadbury's world and warwick castle), and take in one of the local sights whilst you wait for your connecting flight.
Birmingham Airport contact details
Address: Birmingham Airport Birmingham B26 3QJ
Information: +44 (0)870 733 5511
Arrivals: +44 (0)870 733 5511
Lost property: +44 (0)121 712 6150
Fax: +44 (0)121 782 8802
Selected technical data
Airport Code : BHX
Airport name : Birmingham International Airport
City : Birmingham
Country : United Kingdom
World Area Code: 493
GMT Offset : +0.0