About Birmingham International Airport
Birmingham International Airport is an major airport in the West Midlands, offering both domestic and international flights to destinations throughout Europe and further afield to destinations the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, North America and the Caribbean.
Birmingham International Airport Infrastructure and Facilities
On average, Birmingham Airport handles just under 10 million passengers per year. This traffic makes it the seventh busiest airport in the UK. Key airlines operating flights from this airport include Thomas Cook Airlines, Flybe, Monarch, Ryanair, and Thompson Airways.
How to Get to Birmingham International Airport
Birmingham Airport is located just over 10km (6 miles) to the east of Birmingham city centre, not far from Wolverhampton and Coventry. The airport is served by Birmingham International Station which lies on the West Coast Main Line and is serviced by London Midland, Virgin, Arriva Trains Wales and CrossCountry trains. National Express West Midlands is the main operator of bus routes stopping at Birmingham Airport. The facility can be easily reached by car, as it lies just off the M42 motorway, and airport parking is located just a short walk from the terminal.
Birmingham International Airport Services
The airport building was expanded and modernised in 2009, which including the three-story International Pier. As well as plenty of parking facilities, the airport offers a car hire service and has a large taxi rank. Wheelchairs and assistance are available upon request for passengers with reduced mobility, although it is advisable to contact the airport in advance. There are a number of lounges available, including those for Emirates and Flybe customers. All standard facilities and amenities are on site, including money change, duty-free shops, cafes and restaurants.