Airport: Aberdeen Airport
IATA airport code: ABZ
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Discover Aberdeen Airport departures
Aberdeen International Airport is located in a suburb of Aberdeen, 9 km from the center, which its location in Scotland. The owner is AGS Airports which also manages Southampton Airport and Glasgow Airport. It is the Loganair base that operates most of the Aberdeen departures. The first Aberdeen flight departures started in the year of 1934. During the Second World War the airport was used by the Royal Air Force. After that there have been so many expansions and innovations that you can no longer see what it was like at that time. It has become one of the busiest airports in terms of helicopter departures. With a new master plan, regular flights will also have to increase. There is still only 1 runway of 1,950 meters long for Aberdeen flight departures in addition to the 3 helipads.
Aberdeen airport terminal
The main terminal is equipped with the most necessary supplies with some hotels nearby and of course some shops. When you enter the terminal, the check-in desks are on the left. In total there are 24 counters to check in and start your Aberdeen departures. Then you go through the Security Search to the departures lobby to board at one of the 13 available gates.
Aberdeen flight routes
In addition to Loganair, flights are also operated by Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines, Wizz Air, Wideroe, TUI Airways, Ryanair, Easyjet and Eastern Airways. Most Aberdeen airport departures remain in the UK with London-Heathrow Airport as the main destination. Other destinations in the UK are Manchester, Birmingham, London-Luton, Norwich and Belfast City Airport.
Of course there are also ABZ airport departures outside the UK. Many flights go to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with KLM. Other busy routes are going to Stavanger Norway, Paris CDG France, Dublin, Gdansk Poland, Bergen and Oslo in Norway, Copenhagen Denmark and Spanish destinations Alicante, Tenerife South and Palma de Mallorca.
Passengers statistics of Aberdeen Airport
If we look back at the annual passenger traffic in the 1970’s, we can see a nice growth from just 100 thousand to 3 million passengers annually that make use of the airport. Due to the pandemic, it went back to just 1 million passengers in 2020. The Aberdeen departures will start to slowly increase again in 2021.