Aberdeen Airport is the hub of bmi Regional (a subsidiary of bmi) 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 Airway.
Directions By Car
Aberdeen Airport is about seven miles north-west of the city centre and easily reached from the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness road. To find driving directions to or from the airport (or anywhere in Britain), use the AA Route Planner tool on this website. If you're using a satellite navigation system you can input the postcode AB21 7DU. Alternatively, get printed directions using an AA Route Planner.
Aberdeen Airport's two Short Stay Car Parks are next to the terminal building and suitable for stays of under 24 hours. The Long Stay Car Park is signposted from the approach road and a few minutes away from the terminal by courtesy bus. Motorcycle parking is free in the designated areas within the car parks. For security reasons they must not be parked anywhere else.
Directions By Train
The nearest rail station to the airport is Dyce, which is about two miles from the terminal and easily reached by bus or taxi
Service 80 Dyce Airlink is the new bus service ties in with the new ScotRail train service and links Dyce rail station with Aberdeen Airport, the Heliport and Kirkhill Industrial Estate from Monday to Friday, 06:45 to 19:38.
Aberdeen Station is rail station is in the city centre, a ten-minute train journey from Dyce. The following operators run trains to and from Aberdeen station: •First ScotRail: Services throughout Scotland and sleeper trains to London Euston. •National Express East Coast: East Coast Main Line trains to Edinburgh and London King's Cross. •Cross Country: Links Aberdeen with a network stretching to Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton and Penzance.
Dyce station is on the Aberdeen-Elgin-Inverness line, and is also served by some through trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Dyce station is unstaffed but tickets can be bought on the train. A standard single Anytime fare to Aberdeen is £1.80 and a return is £2.80. Trains run at least once an hour Monday to Saturday, less frequently on Sundays
Aberdeen rail station is in the city centre, a ten-minute train journey from Dyce running services from first Scot Rail, National Express and Cross Country.