Helpful Aberdeen Airport Information
Aberdeen airport is relatively small with one main passenger terminal, but there is still a good selection of facilities on offer.
Before you go through security you’ll find the ubiquitous WH Smith, where you can get stocked up on travelling essentials like books, newspapers and sweets.
There’s also a Travelex currency exchange outlet and even a Rolling Luggage. So, if for some reason you haven’t got enough suitcases with you, or you fancy upgrading your case, then now is your chance to buy another!
Eating & Drinking at the Airport
Feeling peckish? If you’ve got some time to kill before heading to the departure lounge or want to say a final goodbye to loved ones, you can grab a bite to eat or a drink with the choice of local café, Joe’s Coffeehouse, The Granite City Wetherspoon Pub or The Kitchen.
Once you’ve cleared security and are through to the departure lounge you will find Costa Coffee for your pre-flight pastry and Latte or you can head to The GLOBE pub, which is the place to go if you want a pint and a full English at any time of day.
Each has a unique selection of tasty grub and refreshments to get you ready for your trip.
Check-in at Aberdeen Airport couldn’t be easier, so if you haven’t already checked-in online you can simply head to the traditional airline desks to drop off your luggage or opt for the easy self-service kiosks in the arrival concourse.
The check in area is to the left as you enter the main entrance.
Smoking at the Airport
For smokers, make sure you head outside the arrivals hall to a dedicated smoking area before heading through security. This will be your last chance until you land, as there are no smoking facilities once you’re in the departure lounge.
The airport is also well equipped with smoke alarms (including in the toilets) and you're liable to receive a hefty fine if caught smoking inside the terminal building.
Looking for some peace and quiet? You can book an Aberdeen airport lounge with us and enjoy complimentary snacks/food and any kind of drinks from hot to beers and spirits. Also enjoy complimentary newspapers and magazines, television and wifi.
The cost of booking a place in an Aberdeen Airport Lounge is cheaper than you think, and the Aspire Lounge is the ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the departure lounge, whether you’re looking to relax or have a quiet area to work whilst you wait to board.
Car Parking at Aberdeen Airport
There are several car parks to choose from both on and off the airport itself. Aberdeen airport have catered for all kinds of travellers including those short business trips right up to those travellers need long term parking.
None of the car parks are far away, in fact most are walking distance and all have excellent levels of security.
To get much more detailed information on parking your car at Aberdeen airport please go to our Aberdeen Airport Car Parking Page.
Hotels at Aberdeen Airport
There really is a great selection of hotels at Aberdeen airport. Including Thistle, Marriott and Britannia hotels. All types of travellers are catered for including families, holidaymakers looking for a bit of luxury and budget travellers.
For a much more detailed rundown on the hotels at Aberdeen airport please go to our Aberdeen Airport Hotels page.
As it’s a relatively small airport, there’s not a vast array of shops on offer at Aberdeen, but still enough to do a bit of shopping before you jet off. Naturally, there’s another WH Smith and Travelex, as well as the World Duty Free Shop, where you can indulge yourself in a new fragrance or stock up on a few bottles of booze.
There’s also a Dixons and a Boots, so if you need to buy any essential toiletries or electrical items now’s your chance. If you fancy some culture to kill the time, then why not enjoy the exclusive Art at Aberdeen Airport exhibition of original Scottish paintings and drawings put on by Gallery Heinzel.
Finally, for those unable to stay out of communication for too long, Aberdeen Airport has free high-speed Wi-Fi for airport users, so you can keep your Facebook updated or crack on with some work before you fly.