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. 

General Information about Birmingham Airport

The following table is an overview of BHX Airport indicated below:

AirportBirmingham Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerSeven metropolitan boroughs of West Midlands county (49%), the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (48.25%) and employees (2.75%)[1]
OperatorBirmingham Airport Ltd
Built In (Year)1939
ServesWest Midlands conurbation, City of Coventry, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire
Birmingham Airport CodeBHX
Birmingham Airport Terminals2
Birmingham International Airport Runway1
Birmingham International Airport Coordinates52°27′14″N 001°44′53″W
Birmingham Airport AddressTrident Rd, Birmingham B26 3QJ, United Kingdom
Official Website
Official Phone Number44 871 222 0072
Elevation341 ft / 104 m

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. 


Birmingham Airport Map

The Birmingham Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Birmingham International Airport  Runways

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

15-3310,013 ft151 ftAsphaltYes

Birmingham Airport 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)

Some of the closest airports to BHX Airport are:

Airlines Operating from Birmingham Airport (BHX)

The following airlines operate from Birmingham Airport:

  • 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
  • KLM
  • Qatar Airways 
  • Scandivanian Airlines

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