Airports in Aberdeen
The primary airport for Aberdeen and one of the busiest airports in Scotland, Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) was built in 1931 and has served as both an RAF base and a public aerodrome. The two-level main terminal, built in 1977, processes roughly 2.7 million passengers each year.
The layout of Aberdeen Airport is relatively simple, with check-in located on the ground floor with the arrivals area and baggage claim to the right, and the departure lounges on the upper level.
Located 5.8 miles (9.3km) northwest of Aberdeen's city centre, Aberdeen Airport has a busy helipad, hosting more helicopter traffic than any other airport worldwide. Flights to Aberdeen Airport are available on roughly 20 airlines to more than 30 destinations, including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Paris and Ibiza, as well as many cities in the UK.
The airport is situated seven miles (11km) northwest of Aberdeen.
Getting to the city
Aberdeen and Inverness train services run from the local station at Dyce, which is just a short taxi ride from the airport. The main line station is in Aberdeen city centre where there are frequent services to all parts of Scotland and England. Regular bus services operate from the airport to Aberdeen city centre for appriximately £1.50-1.70, and takes roughly 30 minutes. Services are less frequent at weekends than on weekdays.
GMT (GMT +1 between last Sunday in March and Saturday before last Sunday in October).
Tel: +44 (0)870 040 0006.
Aberdeen Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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