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BHX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BHX / EGBB
Airport Name: Birmingham Airport
Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°27'14"N by 1°44'53"W
Area Served: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Seven Metropolitan Boroughs of West Midlands (49% total)
(Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall & Solihull)

Airport Group Investments Ltd. (48.25%) (Teache
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 341 feet (104 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Birmingham Airport (BHX):

  • Birmingham Airport (BHX) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Birmingham Airport (BHX) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,858 miles (19,084 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The airport's location south-east of the city, plus the only operational runway being north-west – south-east, means that depending on wind direction, aircraft land or take-off directly over Birmingham.
  • Birmingham handled a record 9.6 million passengers in 2008, and 9.1 million passengers used the airport in 2013, making Birmingham the seventh busiest UK airport.
  • The closest airport to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is Coventry Airport (CVT), which is located only 13 miles (20 kilometers) ESE of BHX.
  • Birmingham Airport handled 9,120,201 passengers last year.
  • Because of Birmingham Airport's relatively low elevation of 341 feet, planes can take off or land at Birmingham 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.
  • In January 2011, the airport merged its two terminals into a Single Terminal Building.
  • Plans for the extension of the airport runway and the construction of the new air traffic control tower were submitted to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council in January 2008 and approved in March 2009.
  • It's also been estimated that if these plans were to go ahead, the airport could handle around 70,000,000 passengers annually, and around 500,000 aircraft movements.

Map of Nearest Airports from Birmingham Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Birmingham Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.63 miles (20.33 km) ESECoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map View satellite image of Coventry Airport Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
231.46 miles (50.63 km) NEEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map View satellite image of East Midlands Airport Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
341.59 miles (66.93 km) ESESywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Sywell Aerodrome Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
446.33 miles (74.56 km) SSEOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map View satellite image of Oxford Airport Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
549.13 miles (79.07 km) SRAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map View satellite image of RAF Brize Norton Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
649.81 miles (80.17 km) ENERAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map View satellite image of RAF Cottesmore Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore
750.64 miles (81.50 km) SEMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map View satellite image of Milton Keynes Airport Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
853.35 miles (85.85 km) SRAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map View satellite image of RAF Fairford Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
964.16 miles (103.26 km) SSERAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map View satellite image of RAF Benson Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
1064.59 miles (103.95 km) ERAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map View satellite image of RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1165.95 miles (106.13 km) NNWManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Manchester Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
1266.37 miles (106.81 km) SRAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map View satellite image of RAF Lyneham Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
1366.67 miles (107.29 km) NNESheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map View satellite image of Sheffield City Heliport Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
1466.81 miles (107.52 km) SERAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map View satellite image of RAF High Wycombe Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
1570.86 miles (114.03 km) SELondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map View satellite image of London Luton Airport Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Birmingham Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Birmingham Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,858.26 miles (19,083.97 km) SEDunedin 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
211,843.44 miles (19,060.12 km) SERyan'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
311,826.49 miles (19,032.84 km) SEInvercargill 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
411,825.72 miles (19,031.60 km) SEOamaru 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
511,794.77 miles (18,981.80 km) SEAlexandra 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
611,792.08 miles (18,977.47 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
711,788.53 miles (18,971.75 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)
811,776.00 miles (18,951.60 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,765.90 miles (18,935.33 km) SEQueenstown 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
1011,763.79 miles (18,931.94 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,763.50 miles (18,931.47 km) SEWanaka 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
1211,738.61 miles (18,891.42 km) SEGlentanner 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
1311,730.36 miles (18,878.14 km) SEMount 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
1411,722.63 miles (18,865.69 km) SEMilford 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
1511,710.99 miles (18,846.96 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome