Airport Information

Birmingham International Airport (BHX)

IATA Designation Level 2
Coordination Manager contacts (office contacts) Peter Robinson; +44 (0)208 564;
How to apply for slots Slot requests for Birmingham Airport should be made either via SMA in standard SSIM format to or via OCS. There is currently only a requirement to request slots for passenger flights operating through the passenger terminal, positioning flights and freight flights.
Airport Operating Hours & Airports conditions of use Birmingham Airport is open 24 hours a day, every day.
ACL Office Coverage ACL provides coordination services between 0830 to 1700 on weekdays only (excluding public holidays).
ACL Out of Hours Coverage Outside normal ACL office hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays), service is provided by the airport operator. The Out of Hours service will only deal with short term ad-hoc schedule changes and new requests. All other changes must be submitted to ACL during normal office hours.

Airport Manager:

  • Tel:+44 (0)121 767 7529
  • Mobile:+44 (0) 7850 311 001
  • Fax:+44 (0)121 767 7425
Additional Operational Requirements None
Planned Maintenance Runway maintenance must be undertaken periodically. During these periods, the runway will be closed and no movements will be scheduled within the notified closure period. Runway closure notices will be posted here.

BHX Planned Runway Closures W16

Local Guidelines (Description and files to be added to drive for links) Local Rule 1 provides details of the qualifying criteria for assigning coordination priorities to slot requests at Birmingham Airport. It also provides details of the voluntary Level 2 coordination process and penalties for not cooperating in the voluntary process.

BHX Local Rule 1

Sanction and Enforcement Codes Operations at Birmingham Airport are currently not subject to the UK Misuse of Slots Enforcement Code.
Coordination Committee There is currently no active Coordination Committee at Birmingham Airport.
Slot Performance Committee There is currently no active Slot Performance Committee at Birmingham Airport.
Seasonal Reports  ACL publishes Seasonal Reports for all Level 3 airports.  These can be found using the search function here.

Reports for Level 2 and Level 1 airports are not published.  If you would like to see reports for these airports, please contact us.

Capacity Declaration Birmingham Airport is responsible for declaring the scheduling constraints for each scheduling season.
Airport Website


Copyright © ACL Airport Coordination Limited Ltd. All rights reserved.
This website works best with cookies. They allow us to see how the site is being used.
If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume you are happy to receive cookies.
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.Update my browser now