Birmingham Airport (BHX)
(Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK)
Currently the sixth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom, Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is located just 11 km / 7 miles east of Britain's second city, in the heart of the country and the West Midlands. Birmingham Airport comprises two terminals, the main terminal (Terminal 1) and the Eurohub (Terminal 2).
The terminals are joined by a common walkway and provide flights to a multitude of destinations throughout Britain, Europe and the rest of the world. Birmingham Airport handles in excess of nine million passengers annually, with around 50 different airlines flying to more than 100 worldwide destinations, such as Dubai, Paris, New York, Orlando and Toronto. The check-in and arrivals areas are located on the ground floor and departures can be found on the first floor.
Located next to Junction 6 on the M42, Birmingham International Airport couldn't be easier to reach. Local bus services to the city and surrounding locations, such as Coventry and Solihull, leave from outside both terminals, as do National Express coaches. For those who prefer to follow their own timetable, car hire in Birmingham is the best option and can be surprisingly affordable, with plenty of car rental possibilities being available at both the airport and in the city itself. There is also a rail link from the airport to nearby Birmingham New Street Station, which has direct intercity connections with London and many regional cities. Black taxi cabs are in good supply at BHX Airport and run from just outside Terminal 2, about a two-minute walk from the exit of Terminal 1.
About Birmingham Tourism
Birmingham is located in the West Midlands, where it is amongst the main cities. In recent years, Birmingham has successfully cleaned up its drab image of yesteryear, with much in the way of new shopping arcades and major renovation works to older parts of the city.
Close to the modern-day Birmingham Airport (BHX), quite a few historical and cultural attractions still stand after the war, including the 18th century, Neo-classical St. Philip's Cathedral, as well as the excellent Museum and Art Gallery. Birmingham has great shopping, dining and nightlife, while nearby Cadbury World showcases John Cadbury and everything chocolate, and the stunning Cannon Hill Park offers boating lakes and comprehensive recreational facilities.
Birmingham Airport (BHX):|
|Address: Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 3QJ, England, UK|
|Airport Code: BHX
Tel: +44 870 733 5511
Fax: +44 121 782 8802