Introduction of Rafic Hariri International Airport
Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport(previously known as Beirut International Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) is the only operational commercial airport in Lebanon, which is located in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the city center.
About its facilities, the terminal consists of two wings: the East and West Wing, which are connected together by the main terminal, forming a U‑shaped building, with each wing being parallel to the other, and the main terminal connecting the wings.
In 2018, the airport handled 8,841,966passengers and 98,200 metric tons of cargo and had 73,627 aircraft movements. In 2019, the airport handled 8,689,603 passengers and 87,517 metric tons of cargo and had 72,279 aircraft movements.