Aberdeen Airport is an international airport located just six miles away from the city centre of Aberdeen. Although not the largest airport in the UK, it is the second busiest in Scotland with around three million passengers passing through its gates every year. A hub for Eastern Airways and BMI regional, the airport is currently going through a major regeneration process to increase its size and the number of international routes that it can offer.
Although small, Aberdeen Airport still has a number of facilities to keep passengers entertained in between flights. There are a variety of shops including Dixons, WH Smiths and Boots and a number of cafes and restaurants, as well as the usual duty free stores. Other facilities include tourist information services, money exchange booths, a games area and executive lounges. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport terminal.
There is only one terminal at Aberdeen Airport and it is not open 24 hours a day. The terminal opens at 4am and closes shortly after the last arrival. Overnight stays are not permitted. If you are landing in Aberdeen Airport on a flight that doesn’t connect until the following day, you might want to check into one of the airport hotels, two of which are part of the airport itself.
Getting To and From the Airport
Aberdeen Airport is serviced by the local Aberdeen bus services which enable passengers to get from the airport to the city, and by a shuttle bus which takes passengers to the Dyce railway station which has links throughout Scotland. If you’d rather travel in comfort though, your best option is car hire Aberdeen Airport. There are a number of car hire companies that operate from the airport and you can compare their prices and book before you travel with anycarhire.com.