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Passengers at Birmingham Airport had been left caught in lengthy queues for a second day as journey chaos on the main transport hub enters its second day.

A physician posted an image exterior the airport displaying strains of individuals exterior, and claimed he needed to deal with two individuals for hypothermia.

Holidayers had been backed up exterior the departure doorways of the West Midlands airport early this morning, with some reporting that they arrived three hours forward of take-off solely to be caught within the logjam.

In a publish on X, previously Twitter, at 5.18 this morning, Dr Simon Gillson claimed he had “just treated two people for hypothermia” as he waited within the queue.

The GP, who works on the non-public Concierge Medical Practice, additionally shared a picture of the thongs of ready passengers, writing: “I’m typically British so not a natural complainer but this is a proper shambles @bhx_official.”

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Meanwhile, @BiteYourBrum posted: “Yeeeeah, Birmingham Airport is an absolute shambles Glad I came three hours early now.

“I can hardly see departures however there’s a whole lot in entrance of me simply to get inside. Oh and for those who come by monorail they’ll simply ship you exterior to hitch this, btw. What enjoyable @bhx_official”

Another passenger Jodie Rhianon warned people to avoid catching flights from Birmingham, and shared a photo of the build up at around 5.45am on Friday.

“Public service announcement: If you might be considering of flying from Birmingham airport anytime quickly. Don’t,” she wrote, adding: “You’re welcome.”

A further X user @CaptainGlobie posted a picture of the queue at around 7.30am showing it extending to outside the Arrivals entrance, writing: “Good job the suns out…

“To be fair to staff they are doing a great job trying to make sure people get flights on time but it needs fixing. Not like you wouldn’t expect passengers at an airport…”

Passenger Catherine West advised Birmingham Live she was “alarmed” after taking her place in big queue on the airport however mentioned she was nonetheless capable of make to the gate in “good time”.

“I think the staff are amazing- they must get so much abuse and have to just get up and go in every day,” she mentioned.

“Not as awful as it first appears, dont bother paying for fast tracking, everyone is going to be pulled out ahead of you anyway.”

Birmingham airport mentioned in a press release: “With the ongoing construction works and liquid restrictions in place, the airport was naturally busy as you would expect for a Friday getaway.

“Queues could be seen every day at peak occasions, which is pure for any airport. An image of a queue is subjective, and within the second, at the moment. We strongly advise that prospects comply with our recommendation and switch up solely in keeping with their examine in opening time.”

“We ask prospects, examine our social channels and web site to comply with our easy directions to make travelling by means of Birmingham Airport simpler for all.”