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Aberdeen Airport, Scotland
Aberdeen International Airport (IATA: ABZ) serves Scotland’s northeastern region and about 6 km (9 miles) from Aberdeen’s city centre. The airport is the third busiest airport in Scotland, handling over 3 million passengers in 2017. International flights include scheduled and seasonal flights within Europe including many holiday destinations. Aberdeen Airport is a regional base for BMI Regional, Eastern Airways, Flybe and Loganair. The airport comprises of a single runway and one passenger terminal equipped with a range of services and facilities for the convenience of the passengers. Ground transport from Aberdeen Airport includes local buses, express buses, taxis and car rentals.
Airlines & Flights
Nearly 20 airlines operate at Aberdeen Airport connecting over 40 domestic and international destinations in Europe. Flybe is the main airline at the airport and flies on the domestic routes. Other airlines include Air Lingus, Air France, Air Iceland Connect, British Airways, EasyJet, KLM, Loganair, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, VLM Airlines and Wizz Air. TUI Airways operates several seasonal flights to a number of holiday destinations in Europe.
Connections on the domestic routes at Aberdeen Airport include Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Durham Tees Valley, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Southampton, Stornoway and Wick. Scheduled flights on international routes include Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Oslo, Paris and Reykjavik. Seasonal flights to popular holiday destinations in Europe include Corfu, Faro, Gran Canaria, Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca
You can enjoy free high-speed internet access at Aberdeen Airport. To connect, select the 'BT Openzone' network on your notebook computer or handheld device. First time users need to register some information (only once) before you can use the free service. Travelex operates foreign currency exchange desks located before and after security. Travelex also operates ATMs throughout the airport dispensing euro and pound sterling currencies.
There is a nice selection of restaurants and cafes located throughout the terminal. Outlets include Wetherspoon, Joe’s Coffee House, The Kitchen, The Globe Freehouse and Costa. Shops include World Duty Free, Boots and Dixon Travels. There is also WHSmith where can you purchase magazines, newspapers, confectionery, snacks and drinks. A left luggage facility is available charging £8 per item per day. The premium Northern Lights Executive Lounge offers travellers who wish to relax before their flight.
There are local buses departing from the airport to Aberdeen’s city centre and other destinations - services are less frequent on weekends and in the evenings. The Jet Service 727 is an airport bus service departing to Aberdeen Union Square bus station. The Jet Service 727 buses travel between Peterhead and Dyce via the airport. If you prefer a taxi, there are taxis waiting just outside the terminal. Car rental companies here include Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.