J3775 : Former terminal building, George Best Belfast City Airport

taken 7 years ago, near to Sydenham, Ballyhackamore, Queens Island and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Former terminal building, George Best Belfast City Airport
Former terminal building, George Best Belfast City Airport
The aerodrome dates back to 1937 when it was built as part of the Short Brothers and Harland Limited aircraft factory. The present airport opened to scheduled passenger flights in 1983 as Belfast Harbour Airport. The terminal buildings were temporary ones – later extended and improved as shown. Today’s terminal J3776 : Airside of terminal, George Best Belfast City Airport (further from the nearby houses and thus a bit quieter) opened in 2001. Note: this photograph appears as matter of record only and should not be interpreted as expressing any opinion, for or against, the proposed runway extension and increase on the limits on flying hours and passengers handled.
Snow, east Belfast - 3 December 2010 :: J3774

Belfast had escaped the heavy snowfalls which affected the west and much of GB. There was a fall overnight and on the morning of 3 December. The unpleasantly cold north/north east wind seemed to have gone making it feel much warmer than earlier in the week.
Aircraft etc photographs, Belfast City Airport
Originally opened in 1937 when it was built as part of the Short Brothers and Harland Limited aircraft factory. The present airport opened to scheduled passenger flights in 1983 as Belfast Harbour Airport. The terminal buildings were temporary ones – later extended and improved. The present terminal, close to the Sydenham bypass, opened in 2001.

Aer Lingus operates to London Heathrow with seasonal services to Faro and Malaga.
British Airways to London Heathrow.
Flybe to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter and Newquay, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London City, Manchester and Southampton with a seasonal ski charter to Salzburg in 2017/18.
KLM to Amsterdam.
Eastern Airways franchised flybe flights to the Isle of Man and Newcastle.
Icelandair/Air Iceland to Keflavík.
flybe is due to operate to Sheffield/Doncaster from 15 June until 26 October 2018.
JetsGo Holidays (using chartered aircraft) is due to operate to Palma de Mallorca, weekly, from June to September 2018.
The airport is also used by a variety of operators for business and medical flights.

This link is to the official City Airport website LinkExternal link.

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Friday, 3 December, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 3 December, 2010
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Airport building   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 372 756 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.6299N 5:52.5878W
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