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Short Stay Car Park

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

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Getting Here

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 directly in front and to the left 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.
    • There is a touchscreen at the barrier.
    • 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 500cm x 600cm (16ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is 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, throughout the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located Payment machines are located within the exit lobby and next to the Blue Badge bays in the short stay 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.
    • Special Assistance Call Point 5 is located in the shelter by the Blue Badge bays in the car park with seating available.
      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 pleaser click here (opens in new tab).

Route From Short Stay Car Park to Check-in Hall

  • The distance from the nearest Blue Badge bay in the short stay car park to the Check-in Hall alternative entrance is approximately 130m (a 2/3 minute walk).
  • From your vehicle make your way to the pay and call point shelter by the Blue Badge bays (shown in photograph 1).
  • Follow the path and cross the zebra crossing at the road to the pick up and drop off area (shown in photograph 2).
  • Traffic will come from the left and there are two lanes to cross.
  • The bollards (shown in photograph 3) are 110cm apart and there is tactile paving on each side.
  • Continue on the path between the next bollards to the pick up and drop off and area (shown in photograph 4).
  • Continue past the low metal fence (shown in photograph 5) to the crossing on the left (shown in photograph 6).
  • There is a dropped kerb and tactile paving.
  • Turn left and cross the raised zebra crossing across the bus and taxi service road, marked by tactile paving at each end (shown in photograph 7).
  • The traffic will come from the left.
  • At the safety bollards (shown in photograph 8), continue across the zebra crossing across the emergency road then turn right before the main exit doors.
  • Head past the aircraft model on the left (shown in photograph 9) and then enter the Check-in Hall by the alternative entrance (shown in photograph 10).
  • Alternatively continue in front of the building and enter via the main entrance (shown in photograph 11).

Check-in Hall