Bournemouth Airport Reviews
Bournemouth Airport Reviews
Bournemouth Airport (IATA: BOH, ICAO: EGHH) (previously known as Hurn Airport and Bournemouth International Airport) is an airport located 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) north-northeast of Bournemouth, in southern England. Bournemouth Airport opened as RAF Hurn in 1941 and began commercial services in the late 1950s, with Palmair commencing flights to Majorca in October 1958.
Subsequently Ryanair and Thomson Airways based aircraft at the airport, with scheduled flights now frequently serving Western Europe and the Mediterranean area, with charter and seasonal services serving North Africa, North America, and the Caribbean. Passenger numbers peaked in 2007 when just over one million passed through the airport. In 2011 however, the number had fallen to around 610,000 passengers.
On 25 November 2008, Bournemouth Airport was ranked best airport in the United Kingdom and third best in the world, after Singapore Changi Airport and Hong Kong International Airport, by the Daily Telegraph Travel Awards.
Bournemouth Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (number P736) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction. Ryanair and Thomson Airways remain the primary users of the airport. Bournemouth Airport is owned and operated by the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the largest British airport operator.
Bournemouth Airport is situated on the edge of Hurn village in the Borough of Christchurch, 4 miles (6 km) north of Bournemouth, 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the A338 and approximately 100 miles (160 km) south west of London. The airport is accessible via the A31 from the M27 and M3 motorway to the east, and via the A35 to the west.
Arcade – High-tech arcade-style machines located in the departure lounge.
ATMs / Cash Machines – info not available.
Car Rentals – Europcar • Hertz • National Alamo. Location: beside car park 2.
Currency Exchange – Bath Travel offers foreign exchange services. There are offices located landside and airside.
Food / Restaurants – There are no 24 hour food or beverage concessions available at this airport.
»Landside: Joe’s Kitchen & Coffee House
»Airside: Estpresso • The Olive Tree Cafe Bar
Information Desk – There is an information desk located in the main terminal building.
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Not available
Prayer Room – not available.
Showers – Not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at the Bournemouth Airport for 60 minutes Connect to the ‘BOH Public Wifi’ network. Premium service is available for £5.00 (1 hour) to £30.00 (month).
Airport opening hours:
info not available
Bournemouth Airport Official Website
Bournemouth Airport Map
Bournemouth Airport Weather Forecast
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