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.
The check-in area houses desks 1 - 20 and 21-24, as well as  WHSmith, coffee shop, restaurant & internet kiosk. After security check you arrive in the secure Departure area with World Duty Free shops, food & drink, Travelex, internet kiosk, waiting area and and lounges*, with access to gates 1 - 5 and a separate gateway to gates 6 - 12 reached via elevator or escalator. 

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:
  - Servisair Executive Lounge: Located on level 1, after security control, is available for departing passengers only.
  - First and business class passengers with British Airways can use its Executive Lounge.
  - Eastern Airways lounge is between gates 10 & 11

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 ongoing three-year Transformation Project will involve the construction of a two-story extension to the south of the existing terminal building, with two new business lounges on the upper level, and a new security search area, immigration facilities, and retail and catering outlets, located in the departures lounge.
Part of the ongoing Terminal Transformation Project involves the current terminal's expansion by 50 percent.  While both domestic & international baggage claim belts have now been moved, current temporary baggage reclaim facilities are in place until the new international & domestic baggage reclaim areas are completed.  The new reclaim areas are expected to be ready by summer 2017.

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