Baku airport (GYD)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Heydar Aliyev International Airport, opened on February 9, 1933, is the busiest in Azerbaijan and serves not only the capital area, but the entire country. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with important destinations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, mainly neighbouring countries from the ex-USSR.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights), open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.

Annual passenger traffic: 4.7 million passengers went through it in 2019.

Tel: +994 124 972 727. There are information counters on the first floor of Terminal 1 and floors 1 and 2 of Terminal 2, in addition to interactive screens on floors 1 and 3 of Terminal 1 and staff in blue uniforms to provide assistance.


The airport is located 25 km (16 miles) to the northeast of the city of Baku.

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Public and private transportation

Bus - The Aero Express (Tel 141) operates 24 hours a day between the airport and the city's central railway station, with a travel time of 30 minutes. It also stops at Surakhani Bridge and Koroglu Metro Station. Payment is only made with cards, which can be acquired outside Terminal 1. More information

Taxi - Official cabs, located outside Terminal 1, belong to Baku Taxi Service. The trip to the city centre takes around 25 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are located on the first floor of Terminal 1 and operate around the clock.

Aznur (Tel +994 553 353 565 / 552 049 148 / 124 928 571/572)
Hertz (Tel +994 552 545 995)
Rent a Car Baku (Tel +994 502 167 762 / 552 167 762)


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Parking services at Baku airport (GYD)

A parking area for short and long stays is available 24 hours a day in front of the terminals, in addition to a passenger pick-up and drop-off area that is free for 5 minutes. There are several payment stations (cash only) throughout the car park. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at least 48 hours prior to their arrival. There are wheelchairs, escort services, ambulifts to board the plane, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces in front of Terminal 1.

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Latest updates: January 25, 2022