Aberdeen (ABZ) Airport

Aberdeen ABZ Airport Overview

Aberdeen International Airport ABZis serving Scotland's city of Aberdeen, which is the largest oil-related center in Europe, has a terminal solely for oil-company charter flights with dedicated North Sea helicopter operations, and is also the world's largest commercial heliport.   New data shows that Aberdeen is now UK's fastest-growing airport. 
ABZ Airport is located about 7 miles northwest of the city center of Aberdeen, and can be accessed via A96 motorway (Aberdeen-Inverness).

With an extended runway and yearly 3.4M  passengers, Aberdeen International Airport is base for BMI Regional & Eastern Airways, and is served by a host of domestic and international airlines offering many direct flights to destinations in Europe and the Middle East, with connections around the world.

Contact: To text the Airport for information use 'airport', add your message to 80800.  Or use tel. 0844 571 7410.

The new on-Airport Marriot Hotel with 194 beds is on airport grounds.

Aberdeen International Airport has a Main Terminal for scheduled & charter flights, 
as well as terminals for North Sea helicopter operations, and a small terminal (the Broomfield House),  next to the main terminal, used for oil companies' charters.  In recent months the terminal received new check-in desks, new vestibule, new terminal enrance, relocation of some pre-security stores & new catering outlets.
Amenities and services inside the main passenger terminal include business services, cash machines, currency exchange, food & drink establishments, shops, information desks, lounges, meeting point, smoking areas & left baggage, and free WiFi service with unlimited passenger network access
Additions to international arrivals hall with improved passport control & baggage reclaim facilities and an extended floor space have now been completed. 
Lounges:
1. Airport Lounge /Servisair Executive Lounge: Located on the first floor, after security control, and is available for departing passengers only.
2. Airline Lounges (both located after security control) - contact your airline for eligibility and facilities:
   (a) First and business class passengers with British Airways can use the BA Terraces Lounge.
   (b) Silver and gold Diamond Club members flying with bmi or bmibaby can use the bmi Diamond Club Lounge.

Departing passengers:  Note that ABZ Airport has U.S. Customs pre-clearance!
Arriving passengers need to clear passport control and Customs. UK and foreign currencies are available at Travelex in the Arrivals area.  The official meeting point is in the Arrivals area, near domestic baggage claim. You can also meet at Wetherspoons, Costa or The Kitchen for food & drink.
To get to the city, the quickest way is to take the taxi (or walk) to the railway station located 2 miles from the terminal; the train ride to Aberdeen takes only 10 minutes.

Present & future Airport developments:  The Airport started its first phase of terminal transformation by demolishing the DHL building adjacent to the terminal, with the aim is to increase the terminal by 30 percent, adding new immigration & international arrivals facilities, & executive lounges upstairs.  The departure lounge thereafter is to increase by nearly 70 percent.  Improvements up to 2017 include expansion of the security check area & the departures lounge, added baggage belts, and improvement of  VIP lounges.
Update: A  new vestibule replaced the revolving front door of the terminal. Demolishion of the DHL building started Oct. 2014.





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