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The children's facilities at Belfast Airport are very good and provide a range of good facilities and services for children young and old. Read this guide on Children At Belfast Airport for more unofficial information.

Belfast Airport's Children's Facilities ...

The children's facilities at Belfast Airport reflect that a large number of its passengers each year are children. The improved and expanded airport over makes pre-flight time an enjoyable time for all members of the family.

Read on for full details of the children's facilities at Belfast Airport.


Baby Change Facilities ...

The baby changing facilities are in the departures concourse situated between Burger King and the Children’s play area.

Additional baby changing facilities are also available throughout the terminal. 

Baby facilities are also between gates 10-14 in the arrivals hall on the ground floor, at the top of the moving walkway and in the international departure lounge.

Children's Eating ...

The airport's restaurants offer a selection of children's eating options including menus and high chairs.

Last Minute Essentials ...

Whilst all families, especially when flying with babies, should pack carefully, making sure they have packed all that they will need for their flight. However, any last minute Items needed at the airport, or for during the flight, such as formula milk, nappies and baby wipes can be bought in the airport's shops.

There's also a newsagent selling a range of children's books, magazines and comics, plus puzzles to keep children entertained.

Play Areas ...

There is a children's play area in the departures concourse at Belfast International Airport suitable for children aged 2 to 6 years.

Do note that all parents or guardians must take responsible for their children as the area is not supervised.

Airport Lounges ...

South Terminal Lounge - for those families who have children over 12, there are able enjoy the Airport lounge facilities, for a small fee.

North Terminal Executive Suite - open to families with babies and small children of any age.
  Business Lounge (in association with Bank of Ireland)
  Opening Hours Approx. 06.00 (07.00 on Saturday) to 22.00 (15.00 on Sunday).  
  Pre-Booking Airport Lounges
  From the UK 0870 850 2825  
  From outside the UK +44 (0) 121 410 5228  
To pre-book entry into the Executive Lounges call 0870 850 2825 or visiting the website: (Click the link below).

Family Car Parking ...

When flying with babies or small children, and travelling to the airport with children, then do consider pre-booking valet meet and greet airport parking. It allows families to unload their children and their baggage right outside the Airport Terminal. Here you'll be met by a meet and greet staff member who takes your car to a safe compound for the duration of your trip. 

The meet and greet staff member will then meet you with your car back at the Airport Terminal when you return.

It's the ultimate hassle free alternative to normal airport parking, no bus transfers, no queues, no finding the car in the car park.

For more unofficial information, or to pre-book valet meet and greet airport parking at special prices, plus other types of parking at Belfast Airport visit to secure the best rates possible.
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Individual Airline Facilities For Children ...

Read on for how Belfast Airport's major airlines accommodate families flying with babies or small children:

- Families may board first. They are also given an entertainment pack when aged 4-8 and 9-12 on long haul flights. Family and children film and audio channels are available.

British Airways - Families are invited to board the craft first. The airline offers online check-in for passengers with hand luggage only.

Easyjet - Passengers can choose to pre-book seats for £5 online.

Flybe - Families can board the plane first. Children's meals are also available. Economy Plus passengers may pre-book seats, or Economy passenger will be charged £5 to pre-book per seat online, and £8 off-line.

Jet2 - Families may board before other passengers. Pre-booking seats together is also available to passengers for a charge of £2.50 per person.

Monarch - Families are invited for boarding first, with their charter flights offer children's meals. All young travellers are offered entertainment packs during the flight.

Ryanair - There is no special boarding for families. Snacks can be bought during the flight, most of which would be suitable for small children.

General Airline Tips When Flying With Children ...

Use these helpful tips when planning your flight:

    Ask for your meal to be brought back later if you're in the middle of feeding your child

    Change your baby's nappy before you board the plane in case the seat belt signs are on for a while

    Offer your child a bottle of milk or water to drink on take off and landing so the constant sucking can help relieve pressure and pain in the ears

    Flying with twins by yourself? Check with your airline, as normally it's only one infant allowed under 6 months per adult passenger

    There's no luggage allowance for children

If you are travelling with an infant or very young child click here for some more helpful tips and unofficial information.

To find the specific location of a certain facility, visit the detailed
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