Why You Should Travel Through Bellingham International Airport

Close. Convenient. Crowd-Free.

If you want to avoid long lines, anxiety-producing crowds, and large, confusing terminals, try traveling through Bellingham International Airport. Many people rely on Bellingham International Airport (BLI) for directs flights across the west coast and for easy, no-stress travel to SeaTac airport. Like many beloved regional airports, BLI is modern, clean, and easy-to-navigate. 

The Port of Bellingham is dedicated to providing a safe and efficient experience for all travelers, both now and into the future. The state-of-the-art airport offers numerous health and safety upgrades to keep passengers as germ-free as possible throughout their time at BLI. 

Bellingham International Airport offers flights from the following airlines: 

SouthwestSan Juan Airlines

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Phoenix-Mesa, AZ
  • Oakland, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Blakely Island, WA
  • Lopez Island, WA
  • Friday Harbor, WA
  • Orcas Island, WA
  • Point Roberts, WA
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Port Angeles, WA
  • Olympia, WA
  • Denver, CO 

In 2020, the Port of Bellingham, owner and operator of Bellingham International Airport, completed a terminal-wide project to upgrade all public restrooms to touchless technology. The improvements included converting all sink faucets and toilets, along with the paper towel and soap dispensers, to hands-free touchless to better serve and protect our passengers, employees, and stakeholders from germs, bacteria, viruses and other touch transmissible pathogens.  

In addition to the improvements to the restrooms, BLI has increased the frequency and methods for cleaning and disinfecting them, as well as those of other high traffic areas, and seating within the terminal.

Holiday Inn & Suites Bellingham is conveniently located within walking distance of Bellingham International Airport. Built in 2016, the hotel offers 153 guest rooms along with a pool, hot tub, fitness center, convenience store, and an excellent restaurant called northwater

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