Birmingham Airport Guide
Welcome to the Birmingham Airport Guide, an independent resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Birmingham Airport.
Did you know?
Birmingham Airport is the 3rd largest outside of London, and 7th largest in the UK!
Over 50 airlines fly their annual 9.4 million passengers to more than 140 direct routes worldwide
Passenger numbers are set to increase to around 15 million by 2020
Find a Taxi
Browse our list of trusted local taxis firms around Birmingham Airport.
Rent a Car
Compare and book your car hire in advance to save you time & money.
Find a Hotel
Get a good nights sleep the night before you fly in a local hotel.
Order your currency in advance for the most favourable rates!
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The Airport Guides Network; Independent Information for the Traveller
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Birmingham Airport News
3 members of a family arriving back in Birmingham Airport have been arrested for trying to smuggle cigarettes through the airport.
The family used 15 suitcases in an attempt to transport the tobacco products, which resulted in each of them receiving suspended sentences following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.Read more
ABB, in partnership with Volvo Bus and Birmingham Airport have launched a new environmentally friendly passenger transport alternative that will feature on-site at their airport. Beginning officially in November 2019, it will be available to the airport’s 13 million passengers as well as retail staff and airline crew. The service will introduce 6 Volvo 7900e fully electric buses, with low emissions single-deck services.Read more
Camera phones ready! Here are our top 5 picks from Instagram about Birmingham International Airport. Think you can do better? Just comment with your instagram, below.
We hope you agree with our choices.Read more
Jet2, the leisure airline operating from Birmingham Airport, have announced plans to create 120 new job positions after making the decision to take ground crew roles in-house. As a result, ramp management, ramp agent, baggage loader and dispatch positions have all become available for next summer as new fixed-term permanent positions.In addition to these roles, Birmingham Airport are also looking to hire passenger service agents, who would be responsible for maining high levels of customer satisfaction through services at the airport. All staff would also be responsible for ensuring that flights depart safely and on time.Read more
Approximately 40 jobs will be made available at Birmingham Airport after Azzurra Premiere Handling takes over operation of baggage handling contacts on site. Azzurra Premiere Handling, who already operate at Manchester and Heathrow airports, accepted the six-figure investment to become the second ground handling business operating at Birmingham Airport. The baggage handling company has already secured contacts with BMI Regional and Brussels Airlines, providing a large number of services including check-in, boarding, baggage handling, push back and aircraft cleaning.Read more