Bristol Airport
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Bristol Airport

Airport Bristol (Bristol Airport). Official site.

Bristol International Airport is a commercial air harbor, located in the south-west of England. This air harbor is one of the largest in the UK, as evidenced by the fact that in 2016, more than 7,6 million people were served here.

History of Bristol Airport

In 1927, on the site of the now existing Bristol International Airport, an airfield appeared that by the year 1929 became so popular that it was decided to create an airport in its place, which happened in 1930.

In 1930, the volume of passengers served at Bristol airport was relatively small, in particular, it is only about 935 transported passengers, however, due to the fact that from year to year this indicator grew, as early as 1939 year, the air harbor served more 4 thousand people.

With the onset of the Second World War, Bristol airport did not stop its activities, and in fact, it was this air harbor that remained the only one operating in the UK, and although the airport route network was relatively small.

In 60-70-ies of the last century, Bristol Airport was actively developing, in particular, the volume of serviced passengers grew with the expansion of the route network, and in fact this air harbor became one of the most significant in the UK.

By 1980, Bristol airport served a fairly wide route network, and by 1988, the air harbor served more than 100 thousand passengers per month.

In 1997, Bristol Airport was given the status of an international air harbor, thanks to which international flights began to be actively carried out, and by 2000 2 million people served by the airport.

Runways of Bristol International Airport

Despite the fact that the air harbor has the status of an international airport, large aircraft can not be served here, which is primarily due to the presence of only one runway of short duration.

At its disposal, Bristol International Airport has an asphalt runway with a length of 2011 meters, which allows only aircraft 3-4 class. Thanks to the presence of helipads, the airport can also serve all types of helicopters.

Infrastructure of Bristol International Airport

Due to the fact that the route network of the air harbor is constantly expanding, and the volume of passengers served is steadily growing, Bristol International Airport has a well-developed infrastructure, in particular, today in the territory of the air harbor you can find:

  • Banks, ATMs and payment terminals;
  • retail stores;
  • Duty free shops;
  • Shops souvenir products;
  • Cafes, snackbars and places of public catering;
  • Post office;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Place for packing and storing luggage;
  • Parking of motor transport;
  • Parking of public transport and taxi;
  • Room mother and child;
  • Ticket offices and representative offices of airlines.
  • Hotel.

How to get to Bristol International Airport?

Due to the relatively close location of the international air harbor from the city, transport accessibility problems generally do not arise, in particular, airport passengers can take advantage of not only taxi services, but also public transport (buses).

Basic data Airport Bristol:

  • Airport Country: United Kingdom.
  • Bristol International Airport.
  • Year of the airport grounds: 1930.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 1 / 0.
  • Latitude geographical 51.38, longitude geographic -2.72.
  • The geographical location of the airport: on 11, 3 km towards the southwest of the city of Bristol.
  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

Bristol (Bristol Airport). Official site: www.bristolairport.co.uk

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The main airport codes:

  • IATA airport code: BRS.
  • ICAO airport code: EGGD.

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