Aberdeen Airport can be found in northern Scotland where the rivers Dee and Don converge. Once a major facility for the RAF, the airport is now owned by the BAA and services both commercial and business air travel passengers who reside near or visit the Granite City. The North Sea industrial centres for oil and gas production have caused this site to be the largest heliport facility in the world servicing over 500,000 passengers per year.
Aberdeen Airport contains one runway and experiences over three million travellers annually. Major carriers including British Airways, Air France and KLM as well as economy carriers such as Easyjet and Ryanair operate regular flights to destinations in the UK and greater Europe. Recent renovation projects include expansion of the runway and upgrades to the terminal to attract additional air carriers.
Aberdeen, airport code ABZ, may be reached by car from the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness Road and lies seven miles north-west of the city centre. Bus and rail systems interconnect with the airport providing full public transportation options. Within the terminal, Internet access including Wi-Fi is provided by Boingo Wireless and may be accessed through a personal account. Food and beverage options include both takeaway and restaurant or pub style service. Duty free shops and currency exchange booths are available beyond the security check.
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Both long stay and short stay car parks are easily accessible from the Aberdeen terminal. The long stay lot may be booked ahead for a lower rate and features discounted rates for offshore workers. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the terminal. For convenient passenger drop off or pick up, the short stay lot is directly adjacent to the terminal entrance and may also be booked ahead for a lower rate. Priority parking is available. All car park lots offer security surveillance systems.
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Several international car hire companies maintain desks in close proximity to the terminal entrance. Cars may be hired through Alamo, Avis, National, Hertz, Europcar and Enterprise. Cars are picked up at Broomfield Road using a shuttle service and returned at a convenient drop-off lot at the airport.
Aberdeen Airport Hotels
The Thistle Aberdeen Airport hotel features large, comfortable rooms, a full restaurant and bar, exercise facilities and an onsite car park. The close location to the terminal makes this four star hotel a popular choice for an overnight stay before or after a flight. Long term parking arrangements are available.
The Menzies Dyce Hotel provides complimentary airport transportation from their facility located a few minutes from the terminal. Guests enjoy complimentary amenities including wireless Internet and morning newspapers. An onsite restaurant serves breakfast only.
The Marriott Aberdeen Hotel is located near a golf course, conference centre and area attractions and provides a full service option for travellers. Complimentary airport transport is offered and a breakfast buffet may be purchased each morning. Handicap rooms and public accessibility areas are available.
Passengers travelling through Aberdeen Airport will find regularly scheduled service for many U.K. destinations including London, Manchester, Southampton, Norwich and Belfast among others. Air France provides daily flights to Paris and Ryanair offers economy service to Dublin. Copenhagen may be reached with SAS and KLM Airlines flies regularly to Amsterdam.
The nearest rail station can be found in Dyce, a ten minute ride with a local bus or taxi. On weekdays, the Airlink bus system connects passengers on the ScotRail through the Aberdeen station, the Heliport and Kirkhill Industrial Park with service to the airport. Local bus service and taxis may be accessed outside the airport terminal.
There are several taxi companies in the Aberdeen area that can take you to and from Aberdeen Airport. You can always prebook a private hire taxi, or hail a black cab on any highway.
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