Bournemouth Airport (BOH)
Facilities and Services
(Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK)
For such a small airport, Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) has a surprising number of destinations under its belt, serving the likes of the Channel Islands, the Canary Islands, Barbados, Cuba, Chile and the USA as well as multiple European destinations. There is just one terminal here, with planes departing to some 36 destinations.
Bureaux de change and cash machines are available at the terminal and there is also a post box, baby changing facilities and children's play area. The shopping at Bournemouth Airport is good and it includes the likes of WH Smith and a range of duty-free shops located in the Departures Lounge. Refreshments are provided by Destinations Caféteria and Bar, and a bar and coffee lounge in Departures.
International Airport Information Desks
Tel: +44 (0)1446 711111
The advantage of a small airport with a single terminal like that of Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) is that facilities are located closer together and they are easier to get to. Both Check-in and Arrivals are located on the ground floor, with the information desk in the middle and exchange facilities nearby. The staff at the Information Desk are friendly and more than helpful. Some useful numbers include:
Main Switchboard - +44 (0)1202 364 000
Information Desk - +44 (0)1202 364 000
Lost and Found - +44 (0)1202 364 000
Airport Duty Officer (special assistance) - +44 (0)1202 364 170
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) has a good selection of shops, from the ever popular UK high street store WH Smith for books, magazines and newspapers to some well-stocked outlets located in the Departures Lounge, where wines, spirits, tobacco and electronics as well as other export goods are available.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There are some quality eateries at Bournemouth International Airport (BOH), with Obrien's sandwich bar featuring an extensive selection of fresh sandwiches, drinks and other refreshments; the Food Village, which is open for all flights and serves everything from cold snacks to à-la-carte; and the well-stocked Bar Des Voyageurs that overlooks the runway.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
There is a bureau de change booth located near to the Information Desk, which is open for all flights departing and arriving at Bournemouth International Airport (BOH). You can also draw cash from the bureau de change and they have an international moneygram facility; an ATM is located adjacent to the bureau de change booth. Although there are no business facilities at the airport, there is an Internet and games café which provides Internet and computer access.
Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) is well-equipped for helping disabled travellers on their way, with automatic doors, adapted telephones and toilets, wide aisles in the restaurants and shops, dedicated parking spaces and special assistance at check-in.