The Belfast International Airport is one of the major airports located 13.2 miles away of Belfast in Northern Ireland. The airport is also known as the Aldergrove Airport, named after a village Aldergrove, situated quite near to the airport. It lies immediately to the west of the airport. The airfield was shared with the Royal Air Force base RAF Aldergrove, till 2008. Now the base is the property of the airport is known as Joint Helicopter Command Flying Station, Aldergrove.