Edinburgh (EDI) Airport
Edinburgh EDI Airport Overview
EDI Airport is located at Turnhouse, 9 km west of the city center of Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh, accessible from motorways M8 and M9.
With one runway and an estimated 9.6 million passengers a year, Edinburgh International Airport is served by domestic & international, as well as low-cost airlines; it is also a transatlantic gateway, offering flights to the U.S.A. & Canada.
The on-Airport Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel (tel. +44 131 519 4400 /fax 4466), close to motorways M8 & M9, is a 5-minute walk from the Airport or two minutes by shuttle service and has a large indoor swimming pool.
Edinburgh Airport has one passenger terminal and the close-by new tram to city center takes only 25 mins.
Present and future Airport Developments: Phase 1 of a 5-year US$75M expansion project has now been completed, while Phase 2 started late Jan. 2015, and will add a second immigration hall & baggage reclaim area, with a total area of 6,560 sq.feet - to be ready upon Etihad'Airline's June 8, 2015 arrival.
Aa larger structure is to be built around the Immigraton Hall building 'in next 5 years').
Up to 2019, airside facilities will be transformed - tripling capacity and geared to larger aircaft.