Bournemouth Airport is a venue that handles hundreds of thousands of passengers a year with flights going all over the UK and Europe.

It expects to handle more than one million passengers in 2024 with £5 million expected to be invested into new facilities, equipment, staff and training.

Alongside that, it will also be adding flights to a new continent, with Agadir in Morocco being added as an option from April 2024.

If you are taking a flight from Bournemouth Airport here is all you need to know about it.

A complete guide to Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Airport flight destinations

Bournemouth Airport offers a number of flight options around the UK, Europe and North Africa, with some available all year round whilst some are seasonal.

Destinations that you can fly to all year round from Bournemouth Airport are:

  • Alicante, Spain
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Faro, Portugal
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Lanzarote, Canary Islands
  • Malta
  • Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Wroclaw, Poland 

Meanwhile, the seasonal flight destinations are:

  • Agadir, Morocco - April to October
  • Antalya, Turkey - May to September
  • Bergerac, France - May to October
  • Budapest, Hungary - April to October
  • Carcassonne, France - May to October
  • Corfu, Greece - May to October
  • Crete, Greece - May to September
  • Dalaman, Turkey - May to October
  • Geneva, Switzerland - December to March and April
  • Girona, Spain - March to October
  • Gran Canaria, Canary Islands - April to October
  • Ibiza, Spanish Island - May to September
  • Kefalonia, Greece - May to September
  • Lapland, Finland - Selected dates in December
  • Lyon, France - January to February

  • Majorca, Spanish island - March to October
  • Malaga, Spanish island - March to October
  • Menorca, Spanish island - May to October
  • Murcia, Spain - May to October
  • Paphos, Cyprus - February to November
  • Rhodes, Greece - May to October
  • Venice, Italy - April to October
  • Zadar, Croatia - June to September

What airlines fly from Bournemouth Airport?

A couple of major airlines operate flights from Bournemouth Airport with TUI and Ryanair being the principal ones.

Does Bournemouth Airport have free WiFi?

Bournemouth Airport does have free WiFi which can be found under 'BOH Public Wifi'.

It can be used on all media devices within the terminal building.

Bournemouth Airport parking options

Bournemouth Airport has three different car parks near its arrivals and departure terminals.

Car Park 1 is located around a 2-5 minute walk away from the terminals, and is the closest one to the departures one.

Meanwhile, Car Park 2 is the largest one and again a fairly quick walk to the check-in, whilst Car Park 3 is closest to the arrivals terminal.

If you want to book car parking for Bournemouth Airport you can do so at their website here.

Alternatively, if you are not able to pre-book your parking you can pay on the day although Bournemouth Airport still recommends pre-booking to guarantee getting a space.

Prices range from £5 for a 30-minute stay to £150 for five days. After that it costs £30 per additional 24 hours stayed in the car park.

Pick up and drop off at Bournemouth Airport

On the Bournemouth Airport website it says: "If you’re dropping friends, colleagues or loved ones at the airport or picking them up, you can park for up to 30 mins for £5, allowing you time to wave them off or greet them on return."

To drop people off you need to head into Premium Car Park 1 which is directly opposite the terminal building.

Once you are at the car park barrier control panel, press for a ticket and proceed into the pick up / drop off spaces on your left.

Following dropping the person off and saying goodbye you can pay for the parking in the arrivals terminal, at various pay stations in the car park or at the exit barrier.

Bournemouth Airport adds that the exit barrier is card/phone payment only.

Bournemouth Airport food and drink

Before going through security at Bournemouth Airport you could get a hot drink or a bite to eat from the Coffee Pantry which is "a small independent artisan coffee shop & bar".

On the Bournemouth Airport website, it says: "Perfect for a quick bite if you’re in a rush, or if you have a little more time on your hands, find a comfy corner and relax with a hot cuppa served by the amazing baristas, a glass of prosecco or a pint with your friends.

"Enjoy a selection of hot toasties, panini, baps, hot dog, jacket potatoes and so much more."

Once through security, passengers have the option to enjoy a meal and some drinks at The Navigator Pub & Restaurant if they wish.

Additionally, there is a World Duty Free shop where you can purchase perfume and alcohol at a discounted price compared to the high street, and a WH Smith.