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BHD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BHD / EGAC
Airport Names:
  1. George Best Belfast City Airport
  2. Belfast City Airport
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 54°37'5"N by 5°52'20"W
Area Served: Belfast, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: ABN AMRO
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 15 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD):

  • George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is Belfast International Airport (BFS), which is located only 14 miles (23 kilometers) WNW of BHD.
  • Because of George Best Belfast City Airport's relatively low elevation of 15 feet, planes can take off or land at George Best Belfast City Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Following major capital investment Bombardier sold the airport in 2003 for £35 million to the Spanish company Ferrovial, the owner of BAA Airports.
  • The furthest airport from George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,843 miles (19,059 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • George Best Belfast City Airport handled 2,541,759 passengers last year.
  • The airport is located on the A2, Sydenham by-pass road between Belfast and Holywood.
  • In addition to being known as "George Best Belfast City Airport", another name for BHD is "Belfast City Airport".
  • Passenger numbers increased by 4.5% from 2,621,763 in 2009 to 2,740,341 in 2010, the highest total on record at the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from George Best Belfast City Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from George Best Belfast City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
114.00 miles (22.53 km) WNWBelfast International Airport (BFS)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Belfast International Airport on a map View satellite image of Belfast International Airport Set BFS as destination Airport Get more information about Belfast International Airport
257.09 miles (91.87 km) NCampbeltown Airport (CAL)Campbeltown, Scotland, United KingdomView Campbeltown Airport on a map View satellite image of Campbeltown Airport Set CAL as destination Airport Get more information about Campbeltown Airport
359.11 miles (95.13 km) WNWCity of Derry Airport (LDY)Derry, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView City of Derry Airport on a map View satellite image of City of Derry Airport Set LDY as destination Airport Get more information about City of Derry Airport
462.41 miles (100.44 km) SEIsle of Man Airport (IOM)Ronaldsway, Isle of Man, United KingdomView Isle of Man Airport on a map View satellite image of Isle of Man Airport Set IOM as destination Airport Get more information about Isle of Man Airport
572.97 miles (117.44 km) WSWEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport
675.17 miles (120.98 km) NNWIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map View satellite image of Islay Airport Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
779.69 miles (128.24 km) NEGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
884.24 miles (135.57 km) SDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
9100.52 miles (161.76 km) NColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonsay Airport Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
10102.55 miles (165.04 km) WNWDonegal Airport (CFN)Carrickfinn, IrelandView Donegal Airport on a map View satellite image of Donegal Airport Set CFN as destination Airport Get more information about Donegal Airport
11103.53 miles (166.62 km) NNEGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
12109.17 miles (175.69 km) SSEAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map View satellite image of Anglesey Airport Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
13110.15 miles (177.28 km) ESEBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow/Walney Island Airport Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
14111.99 miles (180.23 km) WSligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sligo Airport Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
15124.04 miles (199.62 km) ENECarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map View satellite image of Carlisle Lake District Airport Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from George Best Belfast City Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from George Best Belfast City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,842.54 miles (19,058.67 km) SSERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,815.45 miles (19,015.07 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
311,812.06 miles (19,009.62 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,756.65 miles (18,920.45 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,753.72 miles (18,915.74 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,732.06 miles (18,880.88 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,719.52 miles (18,860.69 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,712.43 miles (18,849.27 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
911,696.44 miles (18,823.55 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1011,689.17 miles (18,811.85 km) SAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,675.38 miles (18,789.66 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1211,666.01 miles (18,774.58 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1311,664.55 miles (18,772.23 km) SChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1411,644.21 miles (18,739.49 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1511,602.09 miles (18,671.71 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport