Passenger guide - Baku airport (GYD) 

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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-URSS.

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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.
Airlines: Terminal 1 (Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Astana, AirBaltic, Al-Naser Airlines, ATA Airlines, Belavia, China Southern Airlines, Flydubai, IrAero, Iraqi Airways, Israir, Jazeera Airways, Kish Air, Lufthansa, Mahan Air, Nordwind Airlines, PegasFly, Qatar Airways, S7 Airlines, SCAT Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ural Airlines, Utair, Uzbekistan Airways, Wataniya Airways, Wizz Air, Zagrosjet); Terminal 2 (Azerbaijan Airlines, Buta Airways).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 2.9 million passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +994 124 972 727. There are information counters both in the Arrivals area and the Departures Hall of Terminal 1, in addition to 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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There is a desk from Aznur (Tel +994 503 353 565 / 124 978 572) on the first floor of Terminal 1. It operates around the clock.

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The airport has banks, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs, VIP rooms, charging stations, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. The Sheraton Baku Airport, located inside the grounds, has conference rooms.

Food and Drinks- There are several bars, fast food outlets and coffee shops before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- Duty-free shop on the third floor, souvenirs, books, handicrafts, newsagents, jewellery, clothing, accessories.
Baggage- Trolleys free of charge in the Arrivals and Departures Halls. Porter service around the clock (Tel +994 124 972 772). Baggage wrapping in the check-in sector. The lost and found offices are situated on the first floor of both terminals and operate Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm (Tel +994 124 972 600 int. 3081).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities, children's playground, first aid room, spa, smoking cabins, prayer room, library.


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. Payment is only made with cards, which can be acquired outside Terminal 1. More information

Taxi - Official cabs, located outside Terminal 1, are white and do not have meters, so you must agree on a fare with the driver before the journey. The trip to the city centre takes around 25 minutes.


Inside the enclosure is found the Sheraton Baku Airport (Tel +994 124 374 949). Other accommodations nearby include: Royal Hotel (Tel +994 553 417 527), Days Hotel Baku (Tel +994 124 967 400), Emerald Hotel (Tel +994 773 844 444), BP Hotel Baku (Tel +994 124 967 650), Avenue Hotel Baku (Tel +994 125 057 273), Hotel Astoria Baku (Tel +994 124 223 939), Gallery Lux Hotel (Tel +994 124 967 778), Askar Hotel (Tel +994 125 641 382), Premier Hotel Expo Baku (Tel +994 502 958 792).


A parking area for short and long stays is available in front of the terminals. Payment stations are found next to the exits from the Arrival areas, on the second floor of both terminals, at the cargo building and before the parking tollgate. Fees


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.

Latest updates: December, 01, 2017
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