Belfast International Airport may be the largest in the city, but George Best Belfast City Airport is located only three kilometres from downtown Belfast by rental car and has become a particularly popular alternative among British travellers. George Best Belfast City Airport receives more than 1.74 million visitors each day and was renamed in memory of a famous footballer from Northern Ireland in 2006.
Bristol, Newcastle, Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London, Southampton, Birmingham, and Leeds are just some of the major United Kingdom destinations which enter George Best Belfast City Airport’s only terminal on a daily basis. The terminal also features post boxes which can be rented by passengers. Next to the terminal building are rental car and return areas.
Visitors can receive help with travel bookings, as well as car hire in George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD), at George Best Belfast City Airport’s tourist information centre, located inside the airport’s arrival hall. The departures area has plenty of Internet kiosks and ATMs. Business passengers are free to use the conference and meeting rooms provided by the airport, which offer full presentation facilities and secretarial services upon request. Coffee and snack bars, newsstands, a restaurant, and gift shops are also located throughout the airport.
The George Best Belfast City Airport terminal is also where several reputable companies such as Avis, Hertz, and Budget offer cheap car hire in George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) to visitors wishing to explore the city and the remainder of Northern Ireland at their own pace.