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Pilot Guide

Welcome to the Birmingham Air Traffic Control VFR website, here you will find some useful information regarding Birmingham’s airspace. Birmingham Airport is located 5.5 NM (10.2 km; 6.3 mi) East-Southeast of Birmingham city Centre, at Bickenhill in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull within the West Midlands, England.

Birmingham aerodrome is surrounded by class D airspace so it is important that pilots familiarise themselves with our airspace to help reduce the risk of an airspace infringement.

There are a large number of infringements in and around Birmingham Airports Airspace. The attached VRP photographs (courtesy of Mike Roberts, Managing Director Take flight Aviation) will be helpful for pilots.

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Tamworth Bedworth Lichfield Hilton Park Frankley M40/42 Studley

Birmingham Airport Information

ICAO/IATA: EGBB/BHX

Elevation: 339ft

Runway: 15/33

Radar Frequency: 123.980

Tower Frequency: 118.305

Listening Squawk: 0010

ATIS: 136.020

ATIS Phone: 0121 767 1260

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