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Main Stay Car Park

Belfast International Airport, Airport Road, Belfast, BT29 4AB

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • To book and obtain special assistance and for information please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Team members receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in Irish Sign Language.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located landside or airside as directed by the Special Assistance Team.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, ceiling track hoists, wheelchairs, shower chairs and hoist slings.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact the Special Assistance team in the Check-in Hall.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • The place of safety is located in the International Departures corridor.
  • For information about the Belfast International Airport Special Assistance Services please click here (opens in new tab).

Airport Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located in front of the terminal.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 210cm (6ft 11in).
    • The car park does have a barrier control system at the entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 480cm x 470cm (15ft 9in x 15ft 5in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • There are help points available within the car park.
  • Paying and Booking View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Parking is not free for pick up and drop off.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park, at the payment machines in the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located inside the building and at the side of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • For information about booking airport parking please click here.
    • If parking has not been pre booked payment is due when exiting the car park.
  • Exiting the Car Park View
    • The car park does have a barrier control system at the exit.
    • There is a touchscreen at the exit barrier.
    • The ticket machines are located in the Exit Lobby, and on the route from the Main Exit. Card payment may also be made at the car park exit.
      When pre-booking, Blue Badge holders can pay at long stay rates but be upgraded to use the main or short stay car park. For more information on Blue Badge parking please click here (opens in new tab).
  • Comments View
    • The nearest special assistance call point is located next to the pick up and drop off area.

Route from Main Stay Car Park to Check-In Hall

  • The distance from the nearest Blue Badge bay in the main car park to the Check-in Hall alternative entrance is approximately 150m (a 3/5 minute walk).
  • From the vehicle make your way to the hedge/fence between the main and short stay car parks on the terminal side of the car park.
  • Head through the bollards to cross the short stay car park (shown in photograph 1).
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 135cm.
  • Cross the car park taking care of parking cars to the pavement opposite (shown in photograph 2 and 3).
  • There are bollards (130cm apart) at the pavement and a dropped kerb with tactile paving (shown in photograph 4).
  • The pavement is at the side of the pick up and drop off area.
  • Cross the pavement to the road (shown in photograph 5).
  • Cross the pick up and drop off area via the zebra crossings (please be aware the markings are faded) (shown in photograph 6).
  • The road is two lanes wide and traffic approaches from the left.
  • Continue past the ticket machine shelter on the right (shown in photographs 7 and 8) and cross the raised zebra crossing across the bus and taxi service road, marked by tactile paving at each end (shown in photograph 9).
  • The traffic comes from the left.
  • At the safety bollards (shown in photograph 10), continue across the zebra crossing across the emergency road (shown in photograph 11).
  • Turn right at the main exit (shown in photograph 12).
  • Head past the aircraft model on the left (shown in photograph 13) and then enter the check-in hall by the alternative entrance (shown in photograph 14). Alternatively continue in front of the building and enter via the main entrance (shown in photograph 15).

Check-in Hall