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Birmingham Airport is located approximately 10 km, or 6.3 miles from the city of Birmingham, and is a major international Airport in the United Kingdom. The airport has the National Exhibition Center on its eastern perimeters, Marston Green to the north, and Sheldon on its western side, while Solihull, Chelmsley Wood, Kingshurst and Little Packington are also located nearby. Birmingham is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, in the West Midlands region of England. Additional areas located nearby Birmingham include Coventry, Redditch, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Cannock. Motorists can easily reach the airport, at it is surrounding by major motorways, which have been specifically constructed to ease the flow of traffic to the airport.

Birmingham Airport is a large and very important airport in the United Kingdom, handling over nine million passengers per year, and many of these passengers drive their own vehicles to the airport. Motorists will find plenty of parking options at the airport. Driving to Birmingham is relatively simple, as the major motorways of the M6 and M42 are nearby, and the M45 motorway leads directly to the airport, while there is also the newly constructed M6 toll road, which eases the flow of traffic.

Directions from the north of Birmingham

Motorists travelling from this direction will use the M42 motorway, and exit at Junction 6 onto Coventry Road. From here, head in a westerly direction to Bickenhill Lane, and follow the signs to the airport. The airport is well signposted.

Directions from the south of Birmingham

The major motorways of the M5 or M40 are used from this direction, until they merge with the M42. Once on the M42, taking the exit at Junction 6 can follow the same directions as from the north.

Directions from the east of Birmingham

From travelling on the M6 in an easterly direction exit onto the M42 south by using Junction 4, and continue until reaching Junction 6 onto Coventry Road. From the M6 toll road, follow signs to the airport from the exit at Junction T1.

Directions from the west of Birmingham

Motorists travelling from the west of the city will use the M6 motorway west until reaching the exit of Junction 4 on the M42 south. Exit onto Coventry Road at Junction 6. This A45 road leads directly to Birmingham Airport, and there are plenty of signs to help you find the way.

The famous city of London is located approximately 185 km from Birmingham, and together with areas such as Banbury, Oxford and Bicester, is accessible by using the M40. Passengers arriving from Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Bristol will use the M5. The M6 motorway leads to the airport from Coventry and Northampton, while the M1 and M42 provide access from the areas of Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Sheffield and Leeds. From the north western areas of Stafford, Stoke, Manchester and Liverpool, motorists will travel the M6, M6 toll road and the M42. Passengers with a satellite navigation system in their cars can use the postcode of B26 3QJ to find Birmingham Airport.

The airport was recently transformed into only one terminal building, whereas there used to be two buildings. There are many facilities on site, including a Business Point, which offers meetings and conference facilities, and a variety of other services, such as photocopying, fax and catering. There are four meeting rooms available, ranging from larger areas seating up to forty people, to smaller more private areas for about eight people. Each room is equipped with various useful items, like flip charts, while additional items of equipment can also be requested.

There are a number of bars, cafes and restaurants for all kinds of refreshments, duty free shops and other retail outlets selling a variety of goods and gadgets. Currency exchange booths are available, along with cash machines for money related matters. Additional facilities include a prayer room, clothes washing facilities, and the Visitor Center, for all information about Birmingham’s attractions, hotels, transport options etc.

Passengers who do not wish to drive their own vehicle to the airport can travel by bus, train or taxi. The Birmingham International Station is very nearby the airport, and connected to the terminal building by the free AirRail Link. Trains run to this station from Birmingham New Street Station and other further afield destinations. Local buses travel from Birmingham to the airport, and National Express and Megabus are available for transport from all destinations near and far. Taxis can be called for arrangements, or are available from all the main bus and train stations in the city.

The airport welcomes disabled passengers, or passengers with reduced mobility, by offering a range of services dedicated to their comfort. Disabled passengers arriving by motor vehicle will find reserved parking spaces nearby the terminal.