Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
Address: Beirut, Lebanon
Phone: +961 1 628 000
IATA airport code: BEY
ICAO airport code: OLBA
Alias: Rafic Hariri International Airport
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Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport is the main 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. The airport is located 9 km south of the city center. The main carrier at this airport is the national Middle East Airlines (MEA). The flights mainly remain in the region and to Europe. There are three runways and a terminal that is divided into two parts. From the early 1990s, the airport has grown from 1 million to 9 million passengers per year.
Beirut airport terminal
Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport has a terminal consisting of four floors with Rafic Hariri airport arrivals on the ground floor and departure on the first floor. The airport boarding gates are located in the East Wing and West Wing ready for Beirut arrivals. There are a total of 23 gates that 21 of its aircraft can connect to. Also, there are two where you get to the plane using the transfer bus. In the terminal are duty-free shops and restaurants at various locations. There are four levels in the main terminal. The Beirut arrivals hall is at ground level. The check-in counters are located at the second level. Third level has some lounges and prayer rooms while the fourth level is for administration offices.
Most Beirut Rafic Hariri airport arrivals are of Asian descent. Purveyor to the Court is Istanbul, followed by these cities:
The most important European city for Beirut international airport arrivals is Paris. From Paris-Charles de Gaulle, more than half a million passenger Beirut Rafic Hariri arrivals have been performed by Air France and Middle East Airlines. At an appropriate distance in terms of traveling passengers:
Other important flight routes:
- BGW – Baghdad
- RUH – Riyadh
- JED – Jeddah
- SAW – Istanbul Sabiha
Most flight will arrive from other Asian countries followed by Europe and Africa:
Since 2006 there has been an upward trend with the passengers to be transported. A record was set in 2018 with 8,841,966 BEY airport arrivals , where there was a small decline in 2019. Due to the corona virus, there will of course be a greater relapse in 2020.