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Birmingham Airport Code BHX

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BHX
ICAO CODE EGBB
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 493
COUNTRY CODE GBR
ZIP CODE B26 3QJ
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BHX

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 52°27'14"N / -1°-44'-52"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EGBB
Observation Time: 24/05/2021 2:15 pm

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About Birmingham Airport Code

Birmingham Airport code is BHX. It is located at a height of 104 meters above sea level, about 13 km southeast of Birmingham city centre in England. 

About Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is an international airport holding a CAA Public Use Aerodrome License. It was originally named Elmdon Airport (BHX) at the time of opening in 1939. This facility has since been renamed many times. It was also known as Birmingham International Airport (BHX). 

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom. It served nearly 13 million passengers in 2017. 

Birmingham Airport (BHX) Runways

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is served by a single world-class runway: 

15/33 3,052 m asphalt 

Birmingham Airport (BHX) Terminal

Birmingham Airport (BHX) hosts two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. 

Terminal 1 

Terminal 1 was opened in 1984. This facility has been upgraded many times to accommodate the rising passenger traffic. 

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is also known as Eurohub. It commenced operations in 1991 and serves British Airways, Air France, and KLM. 

Nearest Airports to Birmingham Airport (BHX)

East Midlands Airports 42 miles 

Gloucestershire Airport 49 miles 

Manchester Airport 83 miles 

Hawarden 89 miles 

London Luton Airport 91 miles 

Bristol Airport 95 miles 

Major Airlines Operating from Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Aer Lingus 

Aer Lingus Regional

Air France

AnadoluJet

Aurigny

Austrian Airlines 

BH Air

Blue Air

Blue Islands

Brussels Airlines 

Corendon Airlines 

Eastern Airways

easyJet

Emirates

Eurowings

Jet2.com

KLM
Pakistan International Airlines 

Qatar Airways 

Scandivanian Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15-33 10,013 ft 151 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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