Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Airport: Bina International
Address: Bakı şəhərindən 20 km, Şimal, Azerbaijan
Phone: +994 12 497 27 27
IATA code: GYD
ICAO code: UBBB
Capital of Azerbaijan: Baku
GYD Departures today
Baku Heydar Aliyev International airport departures
It owes its name to the former president in 2004. It can be reached via a modern highway that has only been accessible since 2008. Heydar Aliyev International Airport is located 14 miles from the center of Baku. You can easily get here by taxi or public transport (Metro and / or bus). The airline that uses the airport as the main base and hub with most Baku Heydar Aliyev airport departures is Azerbaijan Airlines. They offer most flights, domestic and international. The airport keeps growing over the years to a 4.7 million passengers in 2019. When the pandemic started after there have been a decline. It is a modern terminal with a capacity of 6 million passengers a year.
Terminals at Baku Airport
There are 2 terminals with GYD departures for passengers. Terminal 2 is smaller and is used for low-cost airlines and domestic flights. Terminal 1 is a lot bigger and according to Skytrax one of the best terminals in the world.
A total of 6 million passengers can use this terminal. For Baku departures at terminal two, you must be on the left side of the building for domestic flights and right for international flights.
At terminal 1, the check-in counters are on Level 1 and you must then go to Level 3 for the GYD airport departures area. Baku Airport departures go through 2 runways and in 2019 made sure there were 4,730,000 passengers going through the airport to / from Azerbaijan.
Transportation at Baku airport
Aero Express: This bus runs from Terminal 1 and 2 to the city center. The destination is Central Station or also 28 May Metro Station. The conversation lasts about 30 minutes. There will be some stops at Koroglu Subway Station and Surakhani Bridge. There are Baku departures every half hour 24/7. The trip costs 1.50 AZN (0.75 euros/dollar).
Baku Taxi: Have a Baku airport departure by taxi. The location of the taxi’s are just outside of the terminal 1. Go to the booth to order one. This taxi company is the only one in the country to guaranty your safety. Prices are calculated by each kilometer.
Drive your own car: it’s easy to drive in Azerbaijan. When arriving at the airport you could park your car at the parking lot. When you just want to drop someone off at the airport you can choose to go for Road Lane Drop-off. You have about 5 minutes to park. When you have rent a car at Hertz or Aznur you should follow the signs for rental cars parking spaces.
Baku Airport airlines and destinations
It is home to the airlines AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines, Silk Way West Airlines and Buta Airways who process most Baku flight departures. Flights are available to destinations around the world. You also see the airlines Iran Air, Turkish Airlines, EgyptAir, Wizz Air, Qatar Airways, Kuwait Airways, Aeroflot and you regularly.
- Aeroflot offers Baku Heydar Aliyev flight departures to Moscow Sheremetyevo
- Belavia to Minsk
- Etihad to Abu Dhabi
- FlyDubai to Dubai International
- Gulf Air to Bahrain and Tbilisi
- Iran Air to Tehran Imam Khomeini and Tabriz
- Israir to Tel Aviv
- Kuwait Airways to Kuwait
- Lufthansa to Frankfurt
- Pegagus Airlines to Izmir and Ankara
- Qatar Airways to Doha
- Nordwind to various destinations in Russia such as St. Petersburg Airport
- Turkish Airlines to Istanbul and seasonal to Antalya
- Wizz Air to Budapest
There are more airlines who offer Baku Heydar Aliyev departures to other destinations as well. Some of these are:
- PVG – Shanghai
- ESB – Esenboga Ankara
- VKO – Vnukovo
- HKG – Hong Kong
- HHN – Frankfurt