In line with Government guidelines, anyone entering the airport terminal building, whether to travel or for any other purpose, will be expected to wear a face covering.
At 4am on Sunday 9 January 2022 the UK Government rules for international arrivals to England change. If you qualify as fully vaccinated for travel to England, and you will arrive in England after 4am, Sunday 9 January, you can choose to take a lateral flow test instead of a PCR test after you arrive in England
If you take a lateral flow test and test positive, you will need to self-isolate and take a free confirmatory PCR test.
You must book the test before you travel to England. You can book lateral flow tests from 4am Friday 7 January.
You cannot use a lateral flow test until after 4am, Sunday 9 January. Before 4am Sunday 9 January, you must use a PCR test after arrival.
The fully vaccinated rules also apply to children aged 17 and under, people taking part in an approved vaccine trial, and people who are unable to have a vaccination due to medical reasons.
For more information please visit the Government website here.
Road Closures affecting travel to Bournemouth Airport
Please be aware that from 4 January 2022 there are some road closures which are likely to affect your journey to Bournemouth Airport. Please plan your route before leaving and make sure you have left adequate time for your journey.
The road closures are as follows:
The A35 between Christchurch and Lyndhurst is to be closed completely for three months (“between 4 January and 8 April 2022, C10 Station Road and the A35 will be fully closed”) to replace the road bridge at Holmsley.
For more information, please click on the following link to be redirected to the Hampshire County Council website here.
Widening the A31 to three lanes at Ringwood, between the A31 junction for Ringwood town centre, the B3347 Mansfield Road and the B3081 Verwood Underpass.
For more information, please click on the following link to be redirected to the National Highways website here.