About Birmingham

Facts and Stats


  • Birmingham Airport is the UK's third largest airport outside London and the seventh largest overall.
  • By 2033, Birmingham Airport is forecast to handle around 18 million passengers a year, an increase of 40% compared to current passengers numbers.
  • The Airport's Master Plan sets out the Airport's vision for the future and how it will invest £500m over the next 14 years to grow capacity and modernise facilities - all within the existing boundary.

Destinations and Airlines

  • Fifty airlines operate to 143 direct routes, including Istanbul, Dubai and frequent services to major European hubs. A further 280 global connections are available via hub airports including Delhi, Dubai, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris.
  • Birmingham Airport is home to around 50 airlines including global flag carriers - Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Air India, KLM, Swiss, SAS, Brussels Airlines, Air France and Lufthansa.
  • Birmingham's business/leisure passenger split is 20% business and 80% leisure.


  • Birmingham and the wider region has the largest share of manufacturing activity in the UK.
  • The region boasts a specialist economy with a high-value manufacturing sector including transport, automotive, aerospace, machinery and military equipment.

Terminal Facilities

  • Birmingham Airport is a one terminal operation featuring 115 check-in desks, 27 self service kiosks and 47 aircraft stands, of which 20 are air-bridge served.
  • 11,000 sqm of commercial space including 20,000 sq.ft walk-through World Duty Free store offering an extensive range of liquor, beauty, accessories and confectionery, with luxury brands including Chanel, YSL and Dior
  • 13,000 car parking spaces across several short, medium and long term car parks, including three multi-storey car parks.


Fees and Charges for Birmingham Airport

Fees and charges for Birmingham Airport can be found here


Contact us

The Aviation Development Team are pleased to discuss opportunities with airlines

Contact for




Email address

New Airline business enquiries

Tom Screen

Aviation Director

+44 (0)121 767 7585

[email protected]

Cargo operations

Adam Parker

Senior Aviation Manager

+ 44 (0)121 767 8346

[email protected]

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