Aberdeen Airport Guide

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Airport code: ABZ

+44 (0)870 040 0006

7 miles from Aberdeen

Airport Postcode: AB21 7DU

Aberdeen airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. In addition, a full range of 1st class airport services are offered.

Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire.

Aberdeen Airport handles roughly 2.5 million passengers a year and demand is growing.

Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking.

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News

    Aberdeen Airport is on the rise!

    Aberdeen Airport has seen a great surge in passenger numbers for the 4th consecutive month, with 274,263 passengers using the facilities in May. International travel saw a 1.4% increase, while domestic travel was boosted by 4.2%.

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    Passenger numbers on the up in January for Scottish Airports.

    Edinburgh Airport claim that over 781,000 travellers passed through the facility’s doors in January 2017. This is an 11.7% increase for passenger numbers on the same month last year, with  thanks to long-haul international flights.

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    New city break destination departing from Aberdeen Airport

    New flights have been announced to European cities, available to north-east holidaymakers at Aberdeen Airport from next year. Cities such as the Latvian capital of Riga will be run on a 3 flight a week basis facilitated by the airline Air Baltic,who have not flown from Aberdeen since September 2014.

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    Attempts to gain new flying routes from Aberdeen Airport

    Staff at Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) have been on the hunt for new business at Europe’s largest route development networking event. The AIA Route Development Manager Lynn Harwood and Managing Director Carol Benzie have travelled to Krakow in Poland for the Routes Europe 2016 Event, hoping to persuade a few of the 100 airline representatives to launch new North- East flights. Routes Europe 2016, which started on Sunday 15th, brings together airlines, airports and tourism authorities, as well as more than 1,000 aviation professionals from around the world.

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    Hole on Aberdeen Airport Runway causes cancellations

    At officially 17.10pm on the 7th of January, many flights coming in and out of Aberdeen Airport were cancelled do to a hole created on the runway which was apparently caused by the constant rain over the last few weeks. The only planes which were still allowed access were the smaller vehicles which needed less runway length to take off and land, therefore allowing the landing strip to be shortened. Unfortunately the adverse weather and its effects to the airport’s facilities meant that 20 people were forced to sleep at the London Luton overnight and taxi drivers were forced to turn back to the airport when attempting to complete trips for passengers away from the airport itself.

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