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.

  • 12km from Birmingham
  • +44 (0)871 222 0072* (Calls to this number will cost up to 13p per minute plus your phone company’s network access charge.)

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

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Birmingham Airport News

    Birmingham Airport vows to go Carbon Neutral by 2033

    Amid the UK’s plans to go fully carbon neutral by 2050, Birmingham Airport has recently unveiled plans to beat this target by 2033.

    Since 2013 Birmingham has lowered its total emissions by 33%, but now the airport has announced that it wishes to go further and explore the possibility of having further renewable energy forms installed at the airport. In the past, the airport has overseen the installation of 200 solar panels that have the capacity to produce 40,000 kWh a year (enough for 12 average sized homes). But with these new targets, Birmingham Airport intends to increase this figure given the growing concerns regarding climate change and the Extinction Rebellion protests.

    Birmingham Airport vows to go Carbon Neutral by 2033

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    Family sentenced after foiled smuggling attempt at Birmingham Airport

    Cigarette smugglers at Birmingham Airport sentenced

    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.

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    ABB e-mobility lands at Birmingham airport

    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.

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    Our top 5 Instagrams at BHX

    Top 5 Insta Ideas

    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.

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    120 jobs at Birmingham Airport!

    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.

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