George Best Belfast City Airport Information (BHD)

Situated just outside the capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast, George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) was known as Belfast City Airport until it was renamed in 2006 in memory of legendary football player George Best, who was born in Belfast. The airport was originally known as Belfast Harbour Airport when it opened for commercial flights in 1983.

Port of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast City Airport Ltd
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054°37'05"N 005°52'21"W

This large and modern airport receives regular flights from a number of UK destinations such as London, Birmingham, Leeds and Newcastle. Operating along with Belfast International Airport, the airport is one of Northern Ireland's major gateways, handling more than two million passengers each year.

Those who have time to kill at George Best Belfast City Airport will find plenty to do. Business travellers can make use of the airport's professional Conference Suite, while internet access is available at the airport as well as banking, baby changing facilities and post boxes. There is also an excellent range of shops and places to grab a light bite or a filling meal.

The airport is specially designed to cope with the needs and wishes of a range of travellers. Disabled travellers are very well catered for as there are special disabled persons' toilets onsite as well as a specially designed check-in desk, telephones and lifts.

George Best City Airport serves as a great starting point to explore Northern Ireland as there are a good range of facilities and transport options available to take visitors into the city in a mere matter of minutes. Visitors can also make use of car hire, taxis, buses and trains to take them to other parts of Northern Ireland and beyond.


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