Important Updates

Birmingham Airport remains open and operational

Birmingham Airport remains open and is operating safely for those currently able to travel. 

Testing and travel

We advise passengers due to travel to check if there are any rules or restrictions at the arrival point destination with your airline or tour operator. Many countries require you to carry out a test before arriving in the country or have local restrictions in place which you may wish to be aware of before you leave home. The types of test and the timing required to take the test before departure vary by destination. Please ensure that you confirm the type of test required before booking a test. 

Passengers arriving from all international destinations will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result before departing for England.

Travel corridors were suspended 4am, 18 January 2021.

If you arrive in England from anywhere outside the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man you will need to self-isolate for 10 days. You must have proof of a negative coronavirus test to travel to England.

Read about travel and transport measures in place to protect England from coronavirus.


Covid-19 Updates and Travel Advice

Help Us Help You

We look forward to welcoming you back to Birmingham Airport soon. Over the last few months, we've been working hard implementing the necessary control measures to mitigate the risk of Covid-19 and to ensure your journey through the airport is as safe as possible. 

Here you can find useful information and updates including the procedures we have in place so you know what to expect when you next visit the airport.

DfT and FCDO Advice  

Test to Release - International Travel

Birmingham Airport has welcomed the announcement by the Government that passengers arriving into England from the 15th December can reduce the quarantine period from non-exempt countries by taking a private Covid-19 test. If a test taken on day five after arrival proves negative, passengers can unlock themselves early from the 10 day quarantine. This means that customers can now book with confidence for the festive season and make plans for their 2021 holidays and business trips without quarantine concerns on their return. Find out more here.

Travelling to the EU from 1st January 2021? Read the latest advice

Travellers can continue to book and travel with confidence after the UK leaves the EU on the 1st January 2021. If you’re visiting Europe after this date it’s recommended to check out the specific government advice here.

There are changes to the rules for travellers buying goods for personal use, carrying goods for use in their business and carrying cash from 1 January 2021. Here is everything you need to know. 

HS2 Works Notification: Weekend closures on the B4438 and A452

From 8pm on Friday 29 January, to 5am on Monday 1 February, there will be temporary weekend closures along a short section of the B4438. A signed diversion route will be in place for drivers.


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