Aberdeen Airport (ABZ)
(Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK)
Gateway to north-east Scotland, Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is sited 11 km / 7 miles to the north-west of central Aberdeen, close to Drumligair, Persley and Overton. The airport is a single-terminal facility that has links to most other UK cities, the Northern Isles and Scandinavia, as well as being an important helicopter base to the North Sea oil fields at the nearby Bloomfield Terminal.
Indirect flights going via the likes of Amsterdam are available, with over 35 different destinations being served for the airport's single passenger terminal. Aberdeen Airport has recently opened 24 hours a day, with both arrivals and check-in situated on the ground floor amid good, centralised facilities. In recent years, Aberdeen Airport has become Scotland's quickest-growing and expanding airport, and now handles over three million aircraft passengers and around 450,000 helicopter passengers per annum.
Trains go to Aberdeen and Inverness from nearby Dyce Station, connecting cities around both Scotland and England. First Aberdeen and Stagecoach Bluebird buses also run into the city centre throughout the week, although weekend services are less frequent.
If there are no buses at the airport, you always have the option of taking a taxi. Operated by local Rainbow Airport Taxis, these depart from just outside the terminal building.
About Aberdeen Tourism
Known as the 'The Flower of Scotland', Aberdeen serves the offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea and boasts a plethora of outstanding attractions. Aberdeen is home to a wealth of parks and gardens throughout the city, such as Duthie Park and the colourful Johnston Gardens, as well as historical sites and much in the way of cultural entertainment. Of particular importance, His Majesty's Theatre is one of the finest Edwardian theatres in Scotland and regularly hosts many leading shows and musicals.
Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is just minutes from endless shops and dining options are also in abundance, with six indoor shopping malls and many small and unique shops located on Union street, while bars and pubs are more than plentiful. Popular cultural attractions in the city include the Aberdeen Maritime Museum and the Marischal Museum, which offers an enormous collection of fine art and many visiting exhibitions.
Aberdeen Airport (ABZ):|
|Address: Dyce, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB21 7DU, Scotland, UK|
|Airport Code: ABZ
Tel: +44 870 040 0006
Fax: +44 1224 775 845