About Birmingham Airport

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Birmingham Airport handles millions of passengers every year and that requires a huge team of people. Around 150 companies on site currently employ more than 7,000 people, whose jobs cover an enormous range of skills and provide opportunities within an industry that is set to expand over the coming years as the demand for air travel continues to grow.

About us

Birmingham Airport is the UK’s third largest airport outside London, and the UK’s seventh largest overall. It handles c13m passengers a year and c35m people live within its two-hour catchment – half the population of the UK.

As the Midlands’ largest airport, it serves more than 150 direct scheduled and charter routes and offers an additional 340 possible connections worldwide.

Over the last 10 years, Birmingham Airport has invested more than £300m to develop its infrastructure.

One of the largest and best airports

Birmingham Airport has been named as the best large airport in the country outside of London in Which? Travel’s 2019 Annual Airport Survey. Which? surveyed 4,499 of its members, looking at more than 6,000 airport experiences. 

In addition to the recent developments we have made across the airport site, we are investing even further with the aim of making Birmingham one of Europe’s leading regional Airports growing the current 13 million passengers to 18 million passengers by 2030.