Airport Visits

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Our host, Birmingham Airport, will be facilitating visits to its head office building and airport terminal, both of which are situated very close to the NEC.

Designed to cater for different areas of interest, members of the senior management team at BHX will share their approach, ideas and learning in six tours dedicated to aviation development, commercial, sustainability, and operations, through a 30-minute briefing, followed by a tour of the terminal which will take approximately 30 minutes.




Tom Screen, Head of Aviation Development, Birmingham Airport

Discussing the advantages and disadvantages that impact airline route development at Birmingham Airport. Taking in where the airport’s been and its present and future strategy.

10.30 – Commercial

Richard Gill, Head of Market Development – Commercial, Birmingham Airport

A walk through the real estate of Birmingham Airport to include food, beverage, car parking and ancillary services. Understanding the background and future strategy as well as analysing to ensure Birmingham Airport is appealing to its present and future audience.

12:30 Sustainability


Andy Holding, Corporate Responsibility Manager, Birmingham Airport

Context – nature of BHX communities – Current Sustainability issues – Airspace Change – Airport Consultative Committee

13.30 – Operations

Chris Wilson, Head of Terminal Operations, Birmingham Airport

An insight into the operation of a 10m passenger airport, airline partnerships and the day to day delivery of the best customer service to our passengers.

14:30 Planning and Development


Rob Eaton, Head of Planning and Development, Birmingham Airport

How Birmingham Airport is planning for future growth – Birmingham Airport Masterplan and HS2

15:30 Airside development


Glen Wilson, Head of Aerodrome Operations, Birmingham Airport

Airside Development of the Airport from grass strip to Code F (A380) operations