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George Best Belfast City Airport Code BHD

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BHD
ICAO CODE EGAC
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 493
COUNTRY CODE GBR
ZIP CODE BT3 9JH
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BHD

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 54°37'5"N / -5°-52'-20"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EGAC
Observation Time: 03/06/2021 11:35 am

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About George Best Belfast City Airport Code

George Best Belfast City Airport code is BHD. This airport is located in the heart of Belfast in Ireland at a height of 5 meters above sea level. This facility also serves as a hub for the Short Brothers/Bombardier aircraft manufacturing facility. 

About George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) commenced operations way back in 1983. It was back then called only Belfast City Airport (BHD). In 2006, it was renamed George Best in the memory of George Best–the professional footballer from Belfast. 

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) Runways

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is serviced by a single runway: 

04/22 1,829 m asphalt 

This runway handles 34,625 aircraft movements annually. 

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) Terminal

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) has a single terminal facility equipped with all the latest facilities for visitors.

Nearest Airports to George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)

  • Bally Kelly Airport (88.72 Km / 55.13 Miles)
  • Machrihanish Airport (92.22 Km / 57.3 Miles)
  • Eglinton Airport (94.9 Km / 58.97 Miles)
  • Ronaldsway Airport (99.46 Km / 61.8 Miles)

Major Airlines Operating from George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aer Lingus Regional 
  • British Airways
  • Eastern Airways
  • KLM
  • Loganair
  • Ryanair
  • Vueling

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
04-22 6,001 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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