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Belfast Airport

Airport Code: BFS
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About Belfast Airport

Belfast International Airport lies 18 miles north west of Belfast and to many is till know as Aldergove. It was originally selected to be the Royal Flying Corps training establishment during the First World War. Today Belfast International Airport handles roughly 4 million passengers and is also the most technologically advanced airport in Northern Ireland.


How to Get There

The airport is easy to get to by a network of major roads and motorways. Take junction 5 of the northbound M2 and then the A57 for 7 miles. The Antrim Airlink operates Monday to Friday from the airport terminal to Antrim bus and railway station. Airbus operates a service to Belfast city centre every half hour from Monday to Saturday and a hourly or half hourly service on Sundays. AIRporter also runs a 2 hourly service to Derry / Londonderry. The nearest railway station is Antrim.


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Shops at the airport include the local Taste of Ulster, electrical retailer Dixon's (duty free) and the Tax Free Shop - Travel Shopping. You will be able to find other well know high street names at the airport including Boots, The Sock Shop and Travelex.


Business Facilities

The local hotels have a range of conference facilities while the business lounge provide a range of facilities including fax, photocopying and internet access. Mobile Broadband is available through the airport.



Airport Car Parks


Belfast Cosmo Car Park has a minimum stay of just 1 day and is just a two minute shuttle ride to the terminal. Services available include full valeting, petrol and oil and there is a free jump start service. On arrival you should park outside reception and your car will be parked for you.


Airport Hotels


Belfast Hilton Templepatrick ****
The Hilton is situated 5 miles from the airport and is served with half hourly transfers on request. There is a courtesy phone in arrivals. Rooms have all the usual facilities including en-suite, bath robes, hairdryer and satellite TV. The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna and solarium. Room service is available 24 hours with breakfast available in your room on request. Parking on site for the duration of your journey or holiday can be arranged.


Belfast Fitzwilliam ****
The Fitzwilliam Hotel is on site with a short 50 metre walk to the terminal building. You will find all the usual facilities you would expect from a top quality hotel including business meetings and a dedicated business support centre, and concierge services include cleaning and dry cleanings, currency exchange and a 24 hour front desk. Every detail has been carefully considered, from the luxurious king sized beds and bedroom accessories, to the complimentary shuttle bus into Belfast city centre, to compliment contemporary luxury style with convenience.



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