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Central Illinois Regional Airport Code BMI

Airport Codes


Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 40°28'37"N / -88°-54'-57"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: KBMI
Observation Time: 04/03/2021 7:06 am

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About Central Illinois Regional Airport Code

Central Illinois Regional Airport code is BMI. This airport code is based on the name of Bloomington city. Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) is located at a height of 265 meters above sea level. 

About Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) 

Blooming in the heart of McLean County, Illinois, Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal is a primary commercial service airport owned by the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority. It is one of the busiest airports in the state with heavy passenger traffic annually and a host of amenities to make the travel experience of every passenger unforgettable.

One of the major attractions at the airport is the Praire Aviation Museum located on the west of the facility. It houses an exquisite collection of USAF and US Navy aircraft on Saturdays, Sundays, and Tuesday evenings. 

Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) Runways

Spread across an area of 1,968 acres, Central Illinois Regional Airport is blessed with two next-gen runways that handle over 28,000 aircraft operations annually. 

2/20 : Concrete surface runway

11/29 : Concrete and asphalt surface runway 

Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) Terminal

The airport introduced a new terminal in the year 2001 housing four ground level boarding gates and five second level boarding gates. It features two baggage carousels at the ground level, conference rooms, and a VIP lounge for the convenience of business travellers. Passengers can also avail facility of free WiFi at the premises. 

Nearest Airports to Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI)

Willard CMI : 46 miles 

Quad City MLI : 106 miles 

Chicago Midway MDW : 108 miles 

Gary Chicago : 110 miles

Major Airlines Operating from Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI)

Allegiant Air

American Eagle 

Delta Connection 

Frontier Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
02-20 8,000 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes
03-21 3,723 ft 100 ft Asphalt No
11-29 6,525 ft 150 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam 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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