Arrivals Beirut Airport
Address: Beirut, Lebanon
IATA airport code: BEY
ICAO airport code: OLBA
Alias: Rafic Hariri International Airport
Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport is the airport of Beirut. The home base of Middle East Airlines. Beirut airport is named after Rafic Hariri, former Prime Minister of Lebanon and one of the richest Lebanese ever. Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport is located in the south of the city center. Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport has a terminal consisting of four floors with Arrivals on the ground floor and Departures on the first floor. The airport boarding gates are located in the East Wing and West Wing.
Most arrivals at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport are of Asian descent. Purveyor to the Court is Istanbul, followed by Dubai and just behind Cairo, Doha and Amman. The most important European city is Paris. From Paris-Charles de Gaulle, more than half a million Beirut airport arrivals / departures have been performed by Air France and Middle East Airlines. London-Heathrow, Rome-Fiumicino and Frankfurt Airport follow at an appropriate distance.
Since 2006 there has been an upward trend with the passengers to be transported. A record was set in 2018 with 8,841,966 arrivals and departures, where there was a small decline in 2019. Due to the corona virus, there will of course be a greater relapse in 2020.