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Belfast International Airport Code BFS

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BFS
ICAO CODE EGAA
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 493
COUNTRY CODE GBR
ZIP CODE BT29 4AB
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BFS

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 54°39'27"N / -6°-12'-56"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EGAA
Observation Time: 22/05/2021 11:54 am

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About Belfast International Airport Code

Belfast International Airport code is BFS. This airport derives its IATA code from the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland. Its elevation above sea level is 82 meters. 

About Belfast International Airport (BFS)

Belfast International Airport (BFS) is also known as Aldergrove Airport (BFS) due to its proximity to Aldergrove village. Over 6 million passengers visit this facility every year. This facility has been experiencing a surge in passenger traffic by over 7% year on year. 

Belfast International Airport (BFS) was also used by Royal Air Force base RAF Aldergrove. 

Belfast International Airport (BFS) Runways

Belfast International Airport (BFS) is serviced by two runways: 

07/25 2,780 m asphalt 

17/35 1,891 m asphalt 

These runways handle 58,152 aircraft movements annually. 

Belfast International Airport (BFS) Terminals

Belfast International Airport (BFS) features a single terminal building, which is equipped with all basic facilities for passenger and the general public alike. 

Nearest Airports to Belfast International Airport (BFS)

George Best Belfast City Airport 5 miles 

City of Derry Airport 21 miles 

Dublin Airport 101 miles 

Isle of Man Airport 107 miles 

Glasgow Prestwick Airport 117 miles 

Donegal Airport 141 miles 

Major Airlines Operating from Belfast International Airport (BFS)

BH Air 

easyJet

Jet2.com

Ryanair

TUI Airways

Virgin Atlantic 

Wizz Air

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
07-25 9,121 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
17-35 6,401 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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