Belfast International Airport


Belfast International Airport is the busiest airport in Northern Ireland and second busiest in the whole of Ireland in terms of passenger numbers (around 4 million passengers in 2010) with Dublin Airport being the busiest.

The Airport has 4 main areas for parking: short stay, main stay, long stay and Park and Fly all controlled by the SkidataPay on Foot system and managed by Q Park. In 2010, APS also installed the new Drop Off/Pick Up zone at the Front terminal location as well as installing a high security perimeter using PAS68 rated anti terrorist static and automatic bollards.




Special Features integrated with Skidata Pay on Foot system

Commend Intercom System switching CCTV images

Intercom call switches CCTV server to give priority image to the call location on screen to give the car park operator a visual on the situation.

Hands Free long range readers for shuttle buses

Integrated with the Skidata system to allow drivers to drive safely around airport without need for pass card or ticket presentation to gain access.

On Line Parking reservations system

Reservations system is integrated with Skidata system to allow vehicle registration plates to be recognised at entry and exit barriers giving more convenience to customers

Citysync Auto Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)
  • Currently located at Long Stay and Park and Fly to identify pre booked vehicles.
  • Helps identify blacklisted vehicles and assist operator in resolving lost ticket transactions.
  • Greater security offered to car park users.
Fixed Payment at exit for Drop off /Pick Up Zone

Helps traffic flow at a very busy location at Front Terminal by preventing overstays.

Q Park Executive parking with Skidata contactless Key cards
  • Very quick and efficient data carrier for frequent users.
  • Cards simply held up to columns and no insertion necessary allowing faster moving lanes.
  • No wear and tear on column coding units
On Line credit card clearing
  • Ticketless entry and exit to all car parks
  • No need to queue up at Pay stations before exiting

Original Installation – 2001
Pay stations – 8
Entry lanes – 17
Exit lanes – 13
No of Parking Spaces – 8000 +

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