Belfast Airport Guide to Belfast International Airport - BFS

Belfast International Airport Terminal

The Terminal opened in 1963, when It was redefined as a civil airport. Is the second-busiest airport of Ireland. Before 1983 the airport was named Aldergrove Airport, which is a village not so far from the airport. 

There is just a single passenger terminal in Belfast International Airport which hosted in 2016 over 5.2 million passengers. It hosts domestic and international flights worldwide

Transport to the Car Park

There is a shuttle bus which takes you from the Terminal to the Car Park. 



The single terminal is divided into 2 levels:

- Lower level: Arrivals lounge, Check-in counters, connects to the Link Bridge with Central Security Control, Information desk, food & drink, shops.

- Upper level: Departures lounge, Security control, currency exchange, ATMs, Information counter, Business lounge, services & amenities such as baby care rooms, shops, restaurants, food & drink. 

Gate areas divided by domestic and international flights. 


12 different airlines operate in the airport:

- Thomson Airways
- EasyJet
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Aer Lingus
- BH Air
- Meridiana
- Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Ryanair
- Small Planet Airlines
- Virgin Atlantic
- Wizz Air


The services offered in Belfast Airport Terminal are:
- ATMs
- Post office
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Internet kiosk 
- Telephones
- Currency exchange
- Baby care rooms
- Business lounge
- Lost luggage office
- Information desk
- Tourist Information
- Prayer room
- Customer service
- Smorking-allowed areas


Viewing Gallery
Want to admire the magnificent panoramic views and feel like an aircraft pilot? Then come to the viewing gallery. You can admire the views, eavesdrop on communications with the Air Traffic Control and the cockpit and also check the flight tracker. Opening hours: 24 hours.