Birmingham Airport (BHX)
Facilities and Services
(Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK)
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is one of the UK's largest and best equipped airports, with millions of passengers passing through its doors every year from destinations the world over. There are two terminals at the airport, which are joined by a common walkway; Terminal 1 (Main Terminal) handles the bulk of the traffic, while Terminal 2 (Eurohub) serves mainly British and European destinations.
Passenger facilities at Birmingham International Airport (BHX) are exceptional; the airport handles millions of passengers each year yet is compact and comes with every conceivable service. There are money changers and cash machines located in both terminals as well as baby changing rooms, postal services and lots of shopping and eating opportunities.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +44 870 733 5511
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) has a large personnel of information officers, medical and security staff. The main information desk is located in the Millennium Link (the common walkway) and staff are ready to provide airport and travel-related information. There are also information points in the Departures areas of both terminals. Some useful numbers include:
Airport Main Switchboard - +44 870 733 5511
Information Desk - +44 870 733 5511
Customer Services - +44 121 767 7154
Left Luggage - +44 121 767 7987
Lost and Found - +44 121 767 7987
Car Park Pre-booking - +44 870 606 7050
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
There are superb shopping facilities at Birmingham International Airport (BHX) in both terminals, particularly in Terminal 1, where duty-free shops offer a comprehensive selection of tax-free goods including perfumes, electronic gadgets, tobacco and alcohol. There are also well-known UK high street stores in other areas of the airport including Boots and World News.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) comes with a surprising number of eateries of every description, with cafés, restaurants and coffee shops located on both sides of security. There is a good spread of eating establishments in both terminals including the likes of Burger King, Caffe Ritazza and Delice de France, while real ales are served at a traditional-style pub in the Main Terminal.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Cash machines are scattered throughout both terminals and there are currency exchange booths located on each floor of each terminal. There are also business services available in both Departures lounges, with credit card operated facilities, including telephone and email, in Terminal 1, and photocopy, telephone and fax facilities available in the Eurohub.
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) conforms to the European standard for mobility assistance, with designated parking, induction loop systems, boarding assistance and adapted toilets, telephones, lifts and ramps. For assistance, call Customer Services on: +44 121 767 7154 prior to arrival.