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About Belfast International Airport (BFS)
|Address:||Airport Rd, Belfast BT29 4AB|
|Phone:||028 9448 4848|
|Arrivals:||Belfast International Airport (BFS) Arrivals|
|Departures:||Belfast International Airport (BFS) Departures|
|Weather|| Temperature: 10°C |
Wind: 8.75 k/h
Pressure: 1009 hpa
|Map:||Click to view airport map|
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Belfast International Airport (IATA: BFS, ICAO: EGAA) is an airport 11.5 NM (21.3 km; 13.2 mi) northwest of Belfast in Northern Ireland. It was formerly known and is still referred to as Aldergrove Airport, after the nearby village of Aldergrove, which lies immediately to the west. Nearly 4.4 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2015, a 9% increase compared with 2014. Belfast International is the busiest airport in Northern Ireland and the second busiest airport on the island of Ireland in terms of passenger numbers after Dublin Airport and is followed by Belfast-City, Cork and Shannon.
Belfast International has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P798) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction. The airfield was previously shared with the Royal Air Force base RAF Aldergrove, which closed in 2008; the base is now known as Joint Helicopter Command Flying Station, Aldergrove and both runways are now owned by the airport. The airport is owned by ADC & HAS, the same company which owns Stockholm Skavsta, Orlando Sanford International Airport, Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport, Mariscal Sucre International Airport and Juan Santamaría International Airport.
- Aelia Duty Free
- Discover Belfast
- WH Smith
- The Lagan Bar
- Burger King
- Café Bar | Caffé Ritazza
- The Strangford Grill- Departures Concourse
- Fed and Watered
What are the closest Airports to Belfast International Airport (BFS)?
Here are the 10 closest airports to .
- Belfast City Airport (Belfast, United Kingdom - 14 miles)
- Newtownards Airport (Newtownards, United Kingdom - 22 miles)
- City of Derry Airport (Londonderry, United Kingdom - 46 miles)
- Campbeltown Airport (Campbeltown, United Kingdom - 58 miles)
- St Angelo Airport (Enniskillen, United Kingdom - 60 miles)
- Islay Airport (Islay, United Kingdom - 71 miles)
- Isle of Man Airport (Isle Of Man, Isle of Man - 76 miles)
- Dublin Airport (Dublin, Ireland - 85 miles)
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport (Prestwick, United Kingdom - 87 miles)
Duty Free Allowance at Belfast International Airport
If you are travelling to United Kingdom from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Belfast International Airport from inside the EU
Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:
- 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
- 110 litres of beer
- 10 litres of spirits
- 90 litres of wine
- 20 litres of fortified wine
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Belfast International Airport from outside the EU
If you are entering United Kingdom from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).
- 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
- 4 litres of still wine
- 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
- 16 litres of beer
- up to £390 worth of all other goods