Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen Airport is the gateway to Europe’s energy capital, serving more than three million travellers a year. It is one of the world’s busiest commercial heliports, transporting more than 500,000 passengers in support of the North Sea oil and gas industry.


The airport opened in 1934, established by Eric Gandar Dower, intended to link the northern islands of Scotland with London.

Aberdeen Airport is an international airport, located at Dyce in the City of Aberdeen, approximately 5 NM (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) northwest of Aberdeen city centre. 3.29 million passengers used Aberdeen Airport in 2008, an reduction of 3.6% compared with 2007. The airport was the second busiest airport in Scotland, and sixth busiest in the UK by number of flight movements in 2008.

The airport is owned and operated by BAA, which also owns and operates six other UK airports, and is itself owned by an international consortium led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group.

Aberdeen Airport is the hub of bmi Regional and Eastern Airways, as well as being a focus city of Flyglobespan. The Airport also serves as the main heliport for the United Kingdom's offshore oil industry. Installations serviced directly from Aberdeen stretch from the Argyll field (approx 56°N) to the Bruce field (60°N).

The airport has one main passenger terminal, serving scheduled and charter holiday flights. In addition, there are 3 terminals dedicated to North Sea helicopter operations, used by Bristow Helicopters, CHC-Scotia, and Bond Offshore Helicopters. There is also a small terminal adjacent to the main passenger terminal, Broomfield House, used primarily for oil company charter flights to Scatsta in Shetland, operated by Eastern Airways.

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Location

Aberdeen Airport Dyce
Aberdeen AB21 7DU
United Kingdom

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+44 (0)844 481 6666

Aberdeen / Dyce Weather info
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0.8 km West

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