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George Best Belfast City Airport is an airport in Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland. The airport has a single runway operation. Situated adjacent to the Port of Belfast it is 3 miles (5 km) from Belfast City Centre. It shares the site with the Short Brothers/Bombardier aircraft manufacturing facility. The airport began commercial operations in 1983. The airport was formerly known as Belfast City Airport until it was renamed in 2006 in memory of George Best, the famous footballer from Belfast.

The airport handled over 2.6 million passengers in 2009, a 2.0% increase since 2008 and a record total for the airport. Belfast City was one of the only UK airports recording an increase in passenger throughout during 2009.

The airport is a major base for Flybe, which began operations at the airport in 1993 and is now the largest operator at Belfast City.

Belfast City has a CAA public use aerodrome licence (number P862) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.


Facts about flying to Belfast City

  • It takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes to fly to Belfast City from the UK.
  • The IATA airport code for Belfast City Airport is BHD. This will appear on your ticket.
  • The average temperature of Belfast City in October is 10°C.
  • Airlines that fly to Belfast City include Flybe, bmi, Ryanair, easyJet - and you can book them all at discounted prices with us.
  • For the cheapest flights to Belfast City, try departing on a Friday.

Belfast City Weather Temperature

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Forecast for Belfast City 2016



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