This is a guide to belfast international airport (for information on belfast city airport click on this link). At www.belfast-airport.info you will find everything you need to know about either belfast airport, quickly and in one place.
This is not the 'official' belfast airport website (which is at www.bial.co.uk for belfast international airport and www.belfastcityairport.com for belfast city airport), it's an in depth guide to belfast 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 Belfast Airport Hotels and Belfast Airport Parking.
Belfast International Airport is the principal gateway to and from Northern Ireland, it is popular with business and holiday travellers, and 5.25 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2007. There are more than 35 airlines flying to over 80 destinations from belfast airport, and it is the UK's fifth busiest regional airport for cargo.
Belfast International Airport is 18 miles (30 kms) north west of central Belfast, on the A57 and accessed from junction 5 of the M2 motorway or the Moira Junction of the M1. The airport has one terminal, with an arrivals and departures floor.
There is ample airport parking at belfast airport, with 7000 short term and long term airport parking spaces, plus off airport parking, which is usually cheaper. There is one on airport hotel (the Fitzwilliam International Hotel, which is 50 metres from the terminal), plus a few local hotels offering an overnight stay plus free parking package.
Once inside the terminal, you will find the facilities you would expect at a small international airport. There is an airport lounge, currency exchange bureaus and a number of ATMs. There is a good range of eating options, excellent disabled facilities and there is duty free shopping.
For those meeting someone at belfast airport it couldn't be simpler. Follow the directions to belfast 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 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 belfast international 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 belfast airport, have a look at our belfast airport lounge and belfast airport hotel pages, or you might have a look at the local attractions page, and take in one of the local sights whilst you wait for your connecting flight.
Belfast Airport contact details
Address: Belfast International Airport, Belfast, BT29 4AB
Information: +44 (0)28 9448 4848
Arrivals: +44 (0)28 9448 4848
Lost property: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: +44 (0)28 9445 2084
Selected technical data
Airport Code : BFS
Airport name : Belfast International Airport
City : Belfast
Country : United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
World Area Code: 493
GMT Offset : +0.0